Homes Through the Centuries

An Exploration of Atlanta History Center’s 19th and 20th Century Historic Homes.

the front of the Swan House

Join us as we explore how the Southeast’s largest history museum, Atlanta History Center, was founded and grew into the multi-faceted institution we are today. This experience will focus on the history of three of Atlanta History Center’s historic homes and their surrounding gardens; including the families who built and lived in them; some of the important historic events that occurred while the homes were occupied; how and why the homes were acquired by Atlanta History Center; and how the historic houses are interpreted on our campus today.


The duration of this tour is 45 minutes plus additional time for Q&A.


—Max group size is 30
—The duration of this tour is one and a half hours plus additional time for Q&A.
—This is a walking tour and takes place over a large portion of Atlanta History Center’s gardens and property. Proper and comfortable footwear are highly encouraged.

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