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The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta’s most vibrant neighborhoods where the stories, mysteries and crusades of our region thrive. Our 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. Inside and outside of our buildings, we reveal the magic, meaning and context that gives rise to a multidimensional, shared understanding of our city. A world of history awaits you!

Visit today or sign up to become a member and experience everything Atlanta History Center has to offer!

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All-Inclusive Admission

Atlanta History Center + Margaret Mitchell House
(includes free onsite parking)

Adult: $21.50
Senior (65+): $18.00
Student (13+): $18.00
Youth (Age 4-12): $9.00
Children 3 & Under: Free

Margaret Mitchell House Admission Only

(located 5 miles south of Atlanta History Center)

Adult: $13.00
Senior (65+): $10.00
Student (13+): $10.00
Youth (Age 4-12): $5.50
Children 3 & Under: Free

Shop & Eat

Museum Shop

Peruse our favorite collection of inquisitive books, curious gifts and locally made goods at our Museum Shop. Take home a piece of history!

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Souper Jenny

The pursuit of discovery sure does work up an appetite. History’s got you hungry? Souper Jenny offers up simply delicious fixins’ with a focus on seasonal flavors and local ingredients. Pull up a chair, eat slowly and feast!

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BRASH Coffee

Atlanta-owned BRASH coffee are "Pursuers of Simple, Delicious Coffee." Atlanta History Center is BRASH coffee’s second location.

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Swan Coach House

Not your grandma’s tea room. The Swan Coach House is a delight for the eyes and the belly.

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Group Tours

Group Tours

Behind the Scenes: Cyclorama and Texas Locomotive Tour

Be one of the first to see The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting before it opens to the public in fall 2018!

Join our knowledgeable guides for the once in a lifetime opportunity to view The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting as art conservators and historians work to restore it to the original 1886 appearance! You’ll also discover the storied past of the Texas locomotive beyond its claim to fame during the Great Locomotive Chase is 1862.

Behind the Scenes tours include durations of walking, standing, and climbing. Guests must be 13 years or older.  For more information, email

Group size: Maximum of 30 guests.

Duration: 60-90 minutes

Cost: $75.00, includes full access to Atlanta History Center; $50.00 for members or groups of 10 or more; $25.00 for Insiders.

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Tour is available on Saturdays at 1:00pm or with advanced booking.

Adult Group Experiences

History happens everyday! And that’s a lot of history to tell. So set your own pace and enjoy learning about all things Atlanta history as you stroll through our exhibitions, gardens, and historic houses. 

For groups of 10 or more, self-guided tours allow groups the opportunity to spend as little or as much time as they like on our 33-acre campus. Audio tours of Turning Point: The American Civil War are available at admissions. 

For more information, email, or view our FAQs.

Group Dining Options: 

Enjoy a sophisticated Southern dining experience, located on the grounds of the Atlanta History Center the Swan Coach House Restaurant is open Monday – Saturday from 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. For more information, please call 404.261.0636.

Group size: Minimum of 10 guests.

Cost: $16.50 adults; $13.00 seniors (65+)

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Behind the Scenes: Swan House Tour

Fascinated by secret spaces and new places? Ever wondered what’s behind those closed doors? This specialized tour offers the unique opportunity to explore rooms not open on the regular house experience. Peek in basement rooms, explore attics, and see special collections spaces.   Behind the Scenes tours include durations of walking, standing, and climbing. Guests must be 13 years or older.  For more information, call 404.814.4031 or email

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Group size: Maximum of 10 guests.

Duration: 45 minutes

Cost: General Admission + $10.00; $7.50 for members

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Tour is available daily at 4:00pm.

History Happens Bonus!

Don’t stop your love of history! With this special group tour combo package, once you’ve learned all about Atlanta’s history on our main Buckhead campus, be sure to head just a few miles down Peachtree Street to trace the footsteps of famed writer, playwright and philanthropist Margaret Mitchell. Your Margaret Mitchell House experience includes a guided tour of the apartment where she wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winning novel Gone With the Wind, as well as the exploration of multiple exhibitions about the author’s life, the novel, the film and the city of Atlanta.

For more information, email

Group size: Minimum of 10 guests.

Duration: 60–90 minutes

Cost: $21.50 for adults, $16.50 for seniors (65+), includes full access to Atlanta History Center.

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Special Offers

Military Discounts

Atlanta History Center is a proud participant in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,800 museums across America. As a Blue Star Museum, the Atlanta History Center will honor all active duty and retired military personnel with free admission for up to two adults. Military ID required.

Bank of America Free Admission Weekends

Atlanta History Center is a Bank of America’s Museums on Us participant. Bank of America/Merrill Lynch customers receive free admission during the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of every month.*

Visitors must present a valid Bank of America ATM, debit or credit card, with photo ID.

Bank of America associates are also eligible for free admission by presenting their current Bank of America Corporate ID card, and photo ID.

For more information, click here.

*Expires December 31, 2018. Excludes Margaret Mitchell House.

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