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Herndon Home Museum

587 University Place, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314

National historic landmark, the Herndon Home Museum is the only privately owned African-American house museum in the country. Walk through the 1910 mansion and learn about Georgia’s first Black millionaire. From Alonzo Herndon’s rise from slavery to leadership in the Black business community, the Herndon is a unique resource of local and national significance in the interpretation of Black struggle and achievement. A reservation is not required for an individual to take a guided tour of the Herndon Home Museum during tour hours on Tuesday or Thursday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tours are offered at the top of each hour. Large Groups can make reservations for Monday – Saturday Tours by visiting our website, or calling directly at 404.453.0553