The Atlanta History Center is a museum and research center founded in 1926. The center features exhibits and collections related to the history of Atlanta and the surrounding area. The museum’s campus covers 33 acres and includes four historic houses, curated gardens, and a range of award winning exhibitions.
The Atlanta History Center’s permanent exhibits cover topics including the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the history of Atlanta’s growth and development. The museum also hosts temporary exhibits on a variety of subjects. One of the centerpieces of the center is the Swan House, a historic mansion built in the 1920s and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
In addition to its exhibits, the Atlanta History Center offers educational programs for children and adults, including workshops, author talks, summer camps, and group tours. The museum also houses a research library and archives that contain a wide variety of materials related to the history of Atlanta and the surrounding region.
130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305