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Attractions in Atlanta, Georgia

Amusements

  • Pin Strikes 9
    3478 Mt. Zion Road, , 30281
    770-302-0786, Proudly located in Clayton County, Georgia, Pin Strikes is your bowling center destination of choice. Put the bowling directory down, you’ve just found your perfect... more info  map

  • Biplane Rides Over Atlanta
    Dekalb-Peachtree Airport
    770-457-5757, "Don't just dream...relive the romance and adventure of open cockpit flying while soaring over Atlanta's most famous attractions - the Downtown Skyline, Stone Mountain,... more info  map

  • Georgia Aquarium
    225 Baker Street, Atlanta, GA 30313
    Located at Pemberton Place®
    404-581-4000, The Georgia Aquarium, known as the "eighth ocean of the world," is the world’s largest aquarium with eight million gallons of fresh and marine water and more than... more info  map

  • Global Wonderland
    755 Hank Aaron Drive Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30315
    Turner Field
    935-466-3123, Global Winter Wonderland features giant illuminated lanterns depicting creatures and scenes that include a Christmas holiday village, animals real and imagined, and... more info  map

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Atlanta
    3500 Peachtree Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30326
    404-848-9252, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta is made up of a series of interactive features to immerse kids into a world where their imagination can run wild with creative... more info  map

  • Six Flags Over Georgia
    275 Riverside Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30168
    Located in Austell
    770-948-9290, The Southeast's premier family theme park, this world-class theme park offers over 100 rides and attractions including thrilling roller coasters like the Superman... more info  map

  • Stone Mountain Park
    1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    U.S. Highway 78 East, Exit 8
    770-498-5690, Stone Mountain Park offers a variety of entertaining and interactive shows, several dining options, two lodging establishments, the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
    980 Briarcliff Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306
    404-872-5338, Built for Charles Howard Candler, the eldest son of the Coca-Cola founder, this 27,000 square foot Gothic Tudor style mansion has an architecture of "openness" and the... more info  map

  • Georgia Governor's Mansion
    391 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
    404-261-1858, This 24,000 square foot Greek Revival mansion gleams with museum quality, Federal style period antiques and arts work and contains 30 expansive rooms. The mansion sits... more info  map

  • Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
    One Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303
    Located Behind the World of Coke
    404-656-3850, One of the oldest buildings in downtown Atlanta, this freight depot is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been beautifully restored to its... more info  map

  • Herndon Home
    587 University Place, Atlanta, GA 30314
    404-581-9813, Designed by Alonzo Herndon, a former slave who founded Atlanta Life Insurance Company, this 15 room, Beaux Arts mansion is a National Historic Landmark and it was built... more info  map

  • Margaret Mitchell House & Museum
    999 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
    404-249-7015, Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone with the Wind while living in this turn-of-the-century Tudor Revival mansion and tours of Mitchell's restored basement apartment complete... more info  map

  • Wren's Nest, The
    1050 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30310
    404-753-7735, Atlanta’s oldest house museum, this turn-of-the-century Victorian house was home of Joel Chandler Harris, creator of Br'er Rabbit, Br'er Fox, the Tar Baby, and other... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Hardman Farm
    1447 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
    404-873-7306, Guides will interpret this villa's many antique and architectural features and visitors to this historic site can also explore an ancient Indian mound. more info  map

  • Historic Oakland Cemetery
    248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30312
    404-688-2107, This is the final resting place of more than 70,000 people including famed author Margaret Mitchell, 3,900 Confederate soldiers, and golf legend, Bobby Jones. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • American Museum of Papermaking
    500 10th Street , Atlanta, GA 30303
    Georgia Tech
    404-894-6333, A premier collection of artifacts related to papermaking in the world is held at this internationally renowned museum that showcases a remarkable collection of over... more info  map

  • APEX Museum
    135 Auburn Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30303
    404-523-2739, A black history museum that showcases a variety of changing exhibitions of the Black Diaspora ranging from hair styles to art and dancing to Africa's history.  more info  map

  • Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
    800 Cherokee Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30315
    Located in Historic Grant Park
    404-658-7625, "The Longest Running Show in the Country," this unique cyclorama was established in 1893 and is the home of the world's largest painting of the Battle of Atlanta, as... more info  map

  • Atlanta History Center
    130 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30305
    404-814-4000, Located on 33 acres in historic Buckhead, the Atlanta History Center offers visitors the opportunity to explore Georgia's past via award-winning exhibitions, the 1928... more info  map

  • Center for Puppery Arts, The
    1404 Spring Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30309
    Located in Midtown
    404-873-3391 (Tickets), Dedicated to the art of puppet theater. more info  map

  • Children's Museum of Atlanta
    275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313
    Downtown Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park
    404-659-5437, Presenting educational programs and exhibits designed for children up to the age of eight, Children's Museum of Atlanta features bright, creative, hands-on exhibits... more info  map

  • Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries
    223 James P. Brawley Drive, Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30314
    Trevor Arnett Hall at Clark Atlanta University
    404-880-6102 or 404-880-6644, CAUAG's permanent collection consists of around 640 works of Contemporary American, African American, and African art. The three collections include paintings, murals,... more info  map

  • David J. Sencer CDC Museum
    1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333
    404-639-0830, This museum's mission is to educate visitors about the CDC, public health, and the benefits of prevention. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate.  more info

  • Fay Gold Gallery
    3670 Ridgewood Road, Atlanta, GA 30327
    404-625-9094, Fay Gold Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery which exhibits paintings, sculptures, and photography, by such artists as Michael Barringer, David Bierk, Kim... more info  map

  • Federal Reserve Monetary Museum
    1000 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309
    404-498-8267, Learn the role of the Federal Reserve through interactive, multimedia exhibits while at this museum that contains a fascinating collection of artifacts, coins, and... more info  map

  • Fernbank Museum of Natural History
    767 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
    Located East of Midtown, Near Emory University
    404-929-6300, "Hands-on exhibitions make science, culture and natural history come alive in a big way" at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. The Museum and IMAX Theatre are normally... more info  map

  • Georgia Capitol Museum
    206 State Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334
    404-656-2846, The Georgia Capitol Museum is a public educational institution seeking to preserve and interpret the history of the Georgia State Capitol building itself via collecting,... more info  map

  • Georgia State Capitol & Museum
    206 State Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334
    404-656-2846, The Capitol Museum collects, maintains, and exhibits significant artifacts related to the capitol, and the events which have happened within its walls. more info  map

  • Hammonds House Museum
    503 Peeples Street Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30310
    404-612-0500, They feature and celebrate the works of artists of African descent. They also offer lectures/symposia, workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, youth programming,... more info  map

  • High Museum of Art
    1280 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309
    In Midtown Atlanta's Arts & Business District
    404-733-4444, "The leading art museum in the southeastern United States," The High Museum of Art's permanent collection contains more than 13,000 works of art. The only major museum... more info  map

  • Ivan Allen Jr. Braves Museum and Hall of Fame
    755 Hank Aaron Drive, Atlanta, GA 30312
    404-614-2311, Experience the legend of the Atlanta Braves while at this museum that contains over 500 artifacts, videos, and photographs that trace the Braves history from their 1871... more info  map

  • Jimmy Carter Library & Museum
    441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307
    404-865-7100, One of the only ten presidential libraries in the world and the only one in the deep South, this library and museum exhibits Carter's early years, his life at the White... more info  map

  • King Center
    449 Auburn Avenue, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30312
    404-526-8900, "The King Center is the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America’s greatest nonviolent... more info  map

  • King Plow Arts Center
    887 West Marietta Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30318
    404-885-9933, An arts community and center for commercial, performing, and visual arts that features working art studios, commercial artist spaces, art galleries, areas designed for... more info  map

  • Michael C. Carlos Museum
    571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322
    Located at Emory University
    404-727-4282, Housed in a distinguished building designed by renowned architect Michael Graves, this museum contains the largest collection of ancient art in the Southeast with... more info  map

  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
    75 Bennett Street, Atlanta, GA 30308
    404-367-8700, At both of The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia's two locations, in Downtown and Midtown Atlanta (1447 Peachtree Street), patrons will be able to view works by... more info  map

  • Museum of Design Atlanta, The (MODA)
    1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
    On the Ground Floor of the 1315 Peachtree Building
    404-979-6455, Located directly across the street from the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Design Atlanta is the only museum in the Southeastern United States that is dedicated... more info  map

  • National Center for Civil & Human Rights
    100 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30313
    On Pemberton Place in Downtown Atlanta
    678-999-8990, "An engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements." more info

  • National Museum of Patriotism
    1405 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
    404-875-0691, The National Museum of Patriotism is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the history of patriotism through exploring its development through educational... more info  map

  • Road to Tara Museum, The
    104 North Main Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236
    770-478-4800, This museum is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is located in Jonesboro's 1867 Historic Train Depot. A gift... more info

  • Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center
    1280 Peachtree Street, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309
    404-733-4200, One of the top visual and performing arts centers in the nation, the Woodruff Arts Center includes the Alliance Theatre Company, High Museum of Art, Atlanta College of... more info  map

  • William Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum
    1440 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
    678-222-3700, "The Breman celebrates and commemorates the Jewish experience and the universal themes of diversity and human dignity. This is accomplished by collecting, preserving,... more info

  • World of Coca-Cola, The
    121 Baker Street, Atlanta, GA 30313
    Located in Downtown Atlanta
    404-676-5151, Beside the Georgia Aquarium at Pemberton Place®, you will find the largest world's largest collection of Coke memorabilia at the World of Coca-Cola. This 20-acre... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
    450 Auburn Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30312
    404-331-5190, This national historic site is a memorial to America’s most revered civil rights leader and the place where Dr. King was born, lived, worshipped, and is now buried. ... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Atlanta Botanical Garden
    1345 Piedmont Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309
    404-876-5859, Walk through 15 acres of outdoor display gardens, including formal gardens, rose gardens and a Japanese garden; while at this botanical garden. Named one of the best... more info  map

  • Centennial Olympic Park
    265 Park Avenue West Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313
    404-222-PARK, A lasting legacy of the Centennial Olympic Games, this 21-acre park contains the Fountain of Rings, the world's largest interactive fountain; playgrounds, the... more info

  • Chastain Park
    The largest public park in Atlanta, the 268-acre Chastain Park feature an amphitheatre, a horse park, golf course, tennis center, recreation center, playground, pool and... more info

  • Piedmont Park
    400 Park Drive Northeast; P.O. Box 7795, Atlanta, GA 30306
    Located 2 Miles Northeast of Downtown Atlanta
    404-875-PARK, Adjacent to the Atlanta Botanical Garden, the 185-acre Piedmont Park is considered one of the largest city parks in the nation. It offers a swimming pool, trails and... more info  map

  • Zoo Atlanta
    800 Cherokee Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30315
    Located in Historic Grant Park
    404-624-WILD, Over 200 species of animals can be seen at Zoo Atlanta, all living in naturalistic habitats. The whole family will enjoy seeing zebras, giraffes, Thomson’s gazelles,... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Fernbank Science Center
    156 Heaton Park Drive Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
    678-874-7102, Situated on the on the edge of the 65-acre Fernbank Forest, Fernbank Science Center's mission is "to provide extraordinary STEM (science, technology, engineering and... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Dahlonega Georgia Wine Tours
    4767 McKee Court, Mableton, GA 30126
    404-924-1288, Dahlonega Georgia Wine Tours offers wine tours, wonderful views, live entertainment, and is great for special events. more info  map

  • Monday Night Brewing
    670 Trabert Avenue Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30318
    Monday Night Brewing is an Atlanta-based craft brewery that brews "balanced, flavorful ales that pair well with food." Brewery tours and beer tastings are offered every... more info

  

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