Georgia Farm Life

Children journey to the Smith Farm to learn about life on a 19th century slave-holding farm. Learn about the lives of enslaved peoples through historic buildings, tactile experiences, and exciting encounters with museum interpreters. From foodways and music to blacksmithing and woodworking this tour provides a unique opportunity for exploration and engagement.

For more information, please email schooltours@atlantahistorycenter.com.

Please Note:

This is an outdoor program; please dress for the forecasted weather. In case of heavy rain, the program is rescheduled or performed indoors. Please note, not all activities are handicapped accessible.

Additional Information

Title I schools receive free guided tours during December 2019, January and February 2020. Due to high demand and limited availability, there is a $50 deposit due at the time of booking your tour to reserve your date. This payment will only be processed if you cancel your tour.

The cost for all guided tours is $8 per student. Guided tours require one chaperone (admitted free) per 10 students. Admission for each additional chaperone is $8.

Full payment is required 3 weeks prior to your visit to guarantee your reservation for all tours. If booking less than 3 weeks in advance, full payment is due immediately.

Confirmation of day and time and Arrival Information will be sent via email. Please bring your confirmation with you on the day of your tour to ensure the group rate.

Your payment is not refundable if you cancel your school tour and do not reschedule. Payments are refunded only in the case of school closings.

There is a $25 administrative fee should you need to reschedule your tour. You must notify the Atlanta History Center at least 3 days in advance. With advance notice your payment can be applied to a new tour date, plus the administrative fee.

Chick Fil-A Group Menu

Funding for Atlanta History Center's school programs is generously provided by:

  • Zeist Foundation
  • Wells Fargo
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Fulton County Arts Council
  • Georgia Council for the Arts
  • The Connolly Family Foundation
  • The Ray M. and Mary Elizabeth Lee Foundation
  • The Frances Wood Wilson Foundation
  • The Emily Winship Scott Foundation
  • The John and Mary Franklin Foundation
  • Massey Charitable Trust
  • The Besse Johnson and George Blanton Allen Memorial Foundation

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