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Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

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About Atlanta History Center

The Atlanta History Center (AHC) is a history museum and research center located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. The Museum was founded in 1926, and currently consists of six permanent, and several temporary, exhibitions. The campus is 33-acres and features historic gardens and houses located on the grounds, including Swan House, Tullie Smith Farm, and Wood Family Cabin and so more.



Attractions near Atlanta History Center

Atlanta Cyclorama at Atlanta History Center0.05km from Atlanta History Center

The Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum was a Civil War museum located in Atlanta, Georgia, its most noted attraction being the Atlanta Cyclorama, a cylindrical panoramic painting of the Battle of Atlanta.

Swan House at Atlanta History Center0.24km from Atlanta History Center

The Swan House was built in 1928 for Edward and Emily Inman in Atlanta, Georgia. The new mansion's design was executed by Philip Trammell Shutze, combining Renaissance revival styles with a Classical approach on the main facade. The rear facade is less formal, and is sited at the top of a small hill with terraced gardens and a fountain cascading down the hillside. A recurring motif are sculpted or painted swans throughout the house and grounds.

Chastain Memorial Park3.68km from Atlanta History Center

Chastain Memorial Park is the largest city park in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a 268-acre park near the northern edge of the city. Included in the park are jogging paths, playgrounds, tennis courts, a golf course, swimming pool, horse park and amphitheater.

Center For Puppetry Arts5.5km from Atlanta History Center

The Center for Puppetry Arts, located in Atlanta, is the United States' largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry. The center focuses on three areas: performance, education and museum. It is one of the few puppet museums in the world. The center is located in Midtown, the city's arts district. It was founded in 1978 by Vincent Anthony.

Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)5.73km from Atlanta History Center

The Museum of Design Atlanta is a design museum located at 1315 Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. MODA is the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design. The Museum examines how design affects people's daily lives through exhibitions, K-12 educational outreach, and adult programming.

Millennium Gate Museum5.82km from Atlanta History Center

The Millennium Gate Museum  is a triumphal arch and Georgia history museum which was in 12000 sq feet and is located in Atlanta, on 17th Street in the Atlantic Station district of Midtown. Based on the Arch of Titus, the monument celebrates peaceful accomplishment.

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