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Explore Civil Rights history at Atlanta museums

Atlanta played a decisive role in American history, from the Civil War to the civil rights movement. The city’s place in time is cemented at museums and cultural institutions that pay homage to the events, faces and places that helped shape our culture.

Visit Hammonds House to view works of artists of African descent; stop at the Center for Civil and Human Rights to learn about global human rights and to go back in time to experience a bit of the civil rights movement.

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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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Atlanta History Center

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

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

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