History Lives Here!

Welcome explorers of the world! If you’re looking for history, knowledge and adventure, you’ve come to the right place. The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta’s most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries of our region thrive. Our 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. With ticket admission, our guests enjoy complimentary parking and all-inclusive access to Atlanta History Center destinations.

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A Lit Lover’s Guide to Atlanta Authors

Atlanta is a literary town! We're sharing a roundup of local standout authors who you can catch at the 2019 Decatur Book Festival. Check it out and mark your calendars!

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Clarkston: History Shapes Communities

Throughout its history, the small city of Clarkston, Georgia, has remained just that: a small city. What has changed— dramatically— is the makeup of Clarkston’s population.

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Atlanta’s Best History Tours

Everyone’s always looking for new things to do in Atlanta, and we’re here to help! We’ve compiled a list of the best guided and self-guided tours in the ATL.

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Extraordinary Objects: Museum Artifacts and the Acquisition Process

There are more than 59,000 objects in our collection. Find out where exactly they come from + what happens when they arrive.

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Atlanta 50 Years After Stonewall

The Stonewall Uprising laid the groundwork for today’s gay pride movement. Two months after Stonewall, “anti-obscenity raids” targeted gay and lesbian establishments across Atlanta.

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The Shirt is Sacred

The shirt—there is nothing more coveted or hated. The annual finisher’s shirt is the most discussed, debated, and celebrated tradition of the world’s largest 10K.

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