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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, Atlanta

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#6 of 36 in Museums in Atlanta
History Museum · Library
Learn about Jimmy Carter’s life and presidency as you explore Jimmy Carter Library & Museum. Walk through a replica of the Oval Office and see Jimmy Carter’s Nobel Peace Prize, his Grammy, old campaign posters, memorabilia, and other materials relating to his presidency. Tour the exhibits to read about his presidency and family and watch a video about his life in the theater. You can also walk through the large Japanese gardens outside. Use our Atlanta visit planner to add Jimmy Carter Library & Museum and other attractions to your Atlanta vacation plans.
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  • Today I did Jimmy Carter in Ms. Moore's Class for Content. Today I am happy that I'm in the green zone.  more »
  • The Carter Presidential Library and Museum is the place to know President Jimmy Carter’s life. I was very interested to learn everything from his childhood from his presidency, and all his...  more »
  • I went to the museum after arriving early on a flight to Atlanta. It was a rainy day, but the museum staff were helpful. The introductory film helped to put the museum in context. I'm old enough to...  more »
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  • Like many others that posted here, I was blown away by how incredible this place was. Sure, Jimmy Carter may not have been a very effective President, but he and his wife are two of the most decent humans to ever live, and especially two of the most charitable and genuine people to have been in the White House. Carter was by far most effective in his post presidency work, which is remarkable. The museum is full of awesome features, even for kids, including a very cool replica of the Oval Office. The gardens are spectacular, just topping off such a well done site. If you’re in Atlanta, you will not regret stopping here for a couple of hours!!
  • Beautiful landscaping, wonderful area. Went on a Saturday so the farmers market was there. Picked up some fresh fruit on my way out. The lobby is large and spacious. Will be coming back soon to watch Georgia on my Screen!!
  • Wonderful few hours checking out the library and beautiful grounds, honoring the achievements of the extraordinary Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter. Interesting films and displays highlight their work. Definitely worth the visit, if you are in the area!
  • Like many others that posted here, I was blown away by how incredible this place was. Sure, Jimmy Carter may not have been a very effective President, but he and his wife are two of the most decent humans to ever live, and especially two of the most charitable and genuine people to have been in the White House. Carter was by far most effective in his post presidency work, which is remarkable. The museum is full of awesome features, even for kids, including a very cool replica of the Oval Office. The gardens are spectacular, just topping off such a well done site. If you’re in Atlanta, you will not regret stopping here for a couple of hours!!
  • Very much the $12 entry price to see the Presidential story of Jimmy Carter, the son of a Peanut Farmer from Plains Georgia. When Governor, he was instrumental in bringing the Movie Production biz to Georgia. Currently thru the end of 2019 you can see an exhibit on the Georgia movie business. Very much your time to visit.

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