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Atlanta History Center, Atlanta

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Garden History Museum
Walk through Atlanta History Center and imagine what Margaret Mitchell saw while writing "Gone with the Wind." As you tour historical houses and stroll through the gardens, you'll learn about the history of Atlanta. Exhibits range from a comprehensive Civil War exhibit to a complete collection of Olympic medals. Goizueta Gardens is home to exotic plants, a garden typical of those in 1860s, and rare regional flowers. The Cherokee Garden Library holds over 28,000 objects and books related to botanical history. Put Atlanta History Center at the forefront of your travel plans using our Atlanta vacation builder.
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  • First of all, to give 100% discount to Veterans to include 3 others (total 4) ranks this museum tip top! Go back in time to 1845 Tullie Smith House Farm where re-enactors welcome you into life of a fa...  more »
  • First of all, there is so much to see...outdoors and indoor exhibits, that you could spend a full day, if not more here. I headed outside to see the historic cabins and elegant Swan House first. The e...  more »
  • Southern MAGIC! That's what this is! Go during the week when it's quiet and fairly empty, and enjoy a peaceful glimpse back in time as you explore the homestead, learn the rich history of Georgia, and...  more »
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  • The Atlanta History Center is a great pick for your event no matter which location you choose on the property. One of our favorites is the stairs leading to the Swan house, which create a heart-meltingly beautiful backdrop for your most special day. The Grand Overlook is perfect for large events and gatherings, with gorgeous chandeliers and a spacious ballroom will cause that your guests to feel engulfed by elegance. No matter how many events we work on this property, we are always happy to come back again and again.
  • The Atlanta History Center has many different exhibits you can take part in. We experienced the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Our guide, Morris, was wonderful. Our journey was interactive and very informative. The gift shop/eatery is expensive and not very kid friendly.
  • This museum is one of the best historical recreations with live human volunteers that pose as characters of the 1867 year. Meet the architect of the mansion and try a real ford T
  • Very beautiful grounds, and ideal event space. I have held several corporate events here and the facilities & services are perfect. The staff is very helpful in coordination, meals, and set up.
  • Gorgeous Spring excursion in Atlanta with the ability to explore and enjoy both the grounds and the houses on your own and at your leisure. So peaceful that you forget you are right in the middle of downtown.