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Sightseeing and landmarks in Atlanta

Art museums

Art Museum
“The high is the best art museum in Atlanta and is home to countless Era's of art.”
  • 299 locals recommend
Museum
“Also located in Atlanta’s Midtown Arts District, MODA is the only museum is the Southeast entirely devoted to the celebration and study of all things design. Exhibits showcase how design affects people’s daily lives and feature architectural, industrial, product, furniture, graphics, fashion design and more! Coffee lovers will enjoy the current exhibition “Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso”, closing June 15th 2019. This exhibit showcases the beauty of espresso machine design. See all upcoming exhibits here.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Art Museum
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“A very small, free museum associated with Georgia Tech. I love the paper arts and this is a relatively unknown gem. Combine with dinner at Miller Union? - its on the way.”
  • 1 local recommends
Art Gallery
  • 1 local recommends

History museums

Historic Site
“The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park attracts large numbers of national and international visitors. If you want to learn more about Dr. King and his place of birth this is the perfect opportunity. ”
  • 215 locals recommend
History Museum
“Give yourself some time when visiting here as you could spend a whole day and not see everything!”
  • 114 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta’s most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries of our region thrive. The 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
History Museum
“Housing documents of the 39th president, this museum also features a replica of the Oval Office. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is a great exhibit about Martin Luther King Jr. and the tireless work he did to fight for civil rights. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
History Museum
“We are located near the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park and birth home. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
History Museum
“Home where Margaret Mitchell wrote most of Gone With the Wind now offers tours & a gift shop.”
  • 21 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is where former president Jimmy Carter continues to work to change our world for the better, also the home of his presidential library.”
  • 23 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Towering nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park, the SkyView Ferris wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area. Those looking for an even more enhanced experience will enjoy our VIP gondola boasting Ferrari style seats, glass floor and a longer flight time. With our convenient location just steps from many of Atlanta's most popular attractions, SkyView Atlanta is the perfect compliment to your downtown adventure. SkyView. You can see Atlanta from here.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful park in Old Fourth Ward that provides a great spot for walking, exercising, and many different events. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Park
“One of the most popular Parks in Atlanta! There are always events and fun activities taking place there! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Serenity in the middle of hottest neighborhoods in the city. Need a break from people in general? It's like no one knows about this gem because I always feel like I'm the only one there when I go. There's beautiful walkways, natural water sources, wildlife, amphitheater, and more,”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Piedmont Park is the biggest park in Atlanta and hosts a lot of pick up games and rec leagues. There's also music festivals there and free concerts. Good place to workout or go for a run.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends

Historic sites

Historic Site
“The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park attracts large numbers of national and international visitors. If you want to learn more about Dr. King and his place of birth this is the perfect opportunity. ”
  • 215 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is a great exhibit about Martin Luther King Jr. and the tireless work he did to fight for civil rights. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Swan House was built in 1928 for Edward and Emily Inman in Atlanta, Georgia. The Inmans had accumulated wealth from cotton brokerage and investments in transportation, banking and real estate.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Located a 1 mile away. Restaurants, stores, bars, ice cream, and more local businesses.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's career home run record -- which had stood for nearly 40 years -- on April 8, 1974, at Atlanta's Fulton County Stadium, when he hit his 715th home run. The stadium was torn down in 1995, but the section of outfield fence that the ball flew over was left standing. It currently stands in the middle of a parking lot that will soon be a construction site.”
  • 1 local recommends
Historic Site
  • 1 local recommends

Libraries

History Museum
“The Atlanta History Center is located in one of Atlanta’s most vibrant communities where the stories and mysteries of our region thrive. The 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of year-round adult and family programs. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Library
“Georgia State University in the area. Other food and scenic places in the area. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Library
“We have a library barely a block from the Tower!! Check out books or movies. Find a comfortable spot to sit and read!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“Anchoring the west end of the Sweet Auburn historic district, the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History opened May 1994 in Atlanta. A special library of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (A-FPLS), it is the first public library in the Southeast to offer specialized reference and archival collections dedicated to the study and research of African American culture and history and of other peoples of African descent. In 2001 the library received a Governor's Award in the Humanities.”
  • 2 locals recommend
History Museum
“Grounds are beautiful, including Japanese Garden, Koi Pond, and Rose Garden.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“Open 24 hours. Incredible study location. Everything looks and feels brand new. Calm & Quiet. Cheap coffee. It is extremely clean. Security guards on duty at all times. Can't beat it. $3 wifi.”
  • 2 locals recommend