Museums

Discover Atlanta museums rich with art and culture

Atlanta is a mecca of museums and cultural institutions – with world-renowned art, history, political and science exhibits. Explore the city’s numerous cutting-edge contemporary museums and uncover a sense of wonder and discovery.

Ditch all your preconceived notions of cold, stuffy and quiet galleries and let Atlanta shed light and insight on the city’s many cultural attractions.

Located in the historic Buckhead district, the Atlanta History Center is a near-century-old institution dedicated to preserving Atlanta’s history. This 33-acre campus of historic homes and archives offers a carefully curated and preserved glimpse into Atlanta’s past. Housed here are the Atlanta History Museum, the Goizueta Gardens, the historic Swan House and more.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History is an enormous cultural center and one of Atlanta’s most iconic attractions. Experience hands-on and immersive exhibits that deal with science, nature, human culture and prehistoric history. Visit the city’s largest IMAX movie screen, tour the 65-acre-old-growth forest or walk amongst the remains of the world’s largest dinosaurs.

With more than 15,000 original art pieces in its collection, the High Museum of Art (or the High) offers an extensive collection of American and decorative art, European paintings, African American art, modern/contemporary art, photography and more. As one of the biggest museums in the South, the High is a must-visit when in Atlanta. Discover the melding of art and inclusion at this premier cultural institution. 

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Atlanta History Center

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Founded in 1926, the Atlanta History Center is an all-inclusive thirty-three-acre destination featuring the Atlanta…

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Fernbank Museum

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Experience a world of adventure filled with dinosaurs, live animals, cultural artifacts, hands-on science explorations…

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Downtown

World of Coca-Cola

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At the World of Coca-Cola, experience the fascinating story of the world's most famous beverage…

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Midtown

Atlanta Contemporary

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Atlanta Contemporary believes in free admission, every day. Located in Atlanta’s historic Westside corridor, Atlanta…

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Midtown

Center For Puppetry Arts

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Since 1978, the Center for Puppetry Arts has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder…

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David J. Sencer CDC Museum

This Smithsonian Affiliate museum features permanent and changing exhibitions that focus on public health topics…

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Airport

Delta Flight Museum

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The Delta Flight Museum is a 68,000 square-foot facility at the airline’s world headquarters in…

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Downtown

Hammonds House Museum

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Visit Hammonds House Museum and immerse yourself in culture! Founded in 1988, Hammonds House Museum…

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Downtown

Herndon Home Museum

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National historic landmark, the Herndon Home Museum is the only privately owned African-American house museum…

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Midtown

High Museum of Art

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From a stately home on Peachtree Street to its current award-winning buildings in a spectacular…

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Downtown

King Center, The

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Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, The King Center is the official, living memorial…

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Buckhead

Sloomoo Institute

GRAND OPENING ON NOVEMBER 19TH! Get off your screens and immerse yourself in our mesmerizing…

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