Best historic sites in Atlanta

Check out the top historic sites in Atlanta, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
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269 local reviews
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 404-331-5190
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Elle
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site consists of several buildings including Martin Luther King…
The Elliott
Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social…
Wilson
Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social…
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
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269 local reviews
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 404-331-5190
Elle
Elle
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site consists of several buildings including Martin Luther King Jr.'s boyhood home and the…
The Elliott
The Elliott
Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) has been…
Wilson
Wilson
Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) has been…
2. Downtown
2. Downtown
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31 local reviews
Downtown, Atlanta
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Deidre
Plan on spending the day.... find a good parking spot and discover the Aquarium, great eating spots and of…
Brittany
Martin luter king historic site, cocola factory, Georgia aquarium, Olympia centennial park. All in the same…
Christian
A little of everything. Historic sites, restaurants, and Skyview
2. Downtown
2. Downtown
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31 local reviews
Downtown, Atlanta
Deidre
Deidre
Plan on spending the day.... find a good parking spot and discover the Aquarium, great eating spots and of course, Atlanta's iconic historic…
Brittany
Brittany
Martin luter king historic site, cocola factory, Georgia aquarium, Olympia centennial park. All in the same area downtown Atlanta.
Christian
Christian
A little of everything. Historic sites, restaurants, and Skyview
3. Streetcar stop
3. Streetcar stop
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6 local reviews
133 Peachtree Street, Atlanta
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Matt
The Atlanta Streetcar is Atlanta's newest transportation option. The 2.7 mile loop has 12 stops that connect…
The Elliott
The Streetcar’s current route connects the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site to the east and the…
3. Streetcar stop
3. Streetcar stop
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6 local reviews
133 Peachtree Street, Atlanta
Matt
Matt
The Atlanta Streetcar is Atlanta's newest transportation option. The 2.7 mile loop has 12 stops that connect Centennial Olympic Park with…
The Elliott
The Elliott
The Streetcar’s current route connects the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site to the east and the Centennial Olympic Park area to…
4. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
4. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
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36 local reviews
900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
+1 770-427-4686
ParkingParkPoint of interest
Gwyneth
Historic site of civil war history. You can hike to the top for stunning views. During the week, you can drive…
Stephen
Historic Site. Drive to the top for a great view of Atlanta. 10 mins away
4. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
4. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
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36 local reviews
900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
+1 770-427-4686
Gwyneth
Gwyneth
Historic site of civil war history. You can hike to the top for stunning views. During the week, you can drive to the top, but on weekends…
Stephen
Stephen
Historic Site. Drive to the top for a great view of Atlanta. 10 mins away
5. Freedom Park Trail
5. Freedom Park Trail
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18 local reviews
Freedom Park Trail, Atlanta
Route
Malia
Paved biking / walking trail, branches off Beltline trail, connects to downtown Atl, Inman Park, Old 4th Ward,…
5. Freedom Park Trail
5. Freedom Park Trail
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18 local reviews
Freedom Park Trail, Atlanta
Malia
Malia
Paved biking / walking trail, branches off Beltline trail, connects to downtown Atl, Inman Park, Old 4th Ward, Candler Park, VA Highlands,…
6. King Jr Martin Luther- Birth Home
6. King Jr Martin Luther- Birth Home
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40 local reviews
501 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 404-331-5190
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Marvin
Located in the King Historic District, the King Birth home is also within walking distance of his burial site,…
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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic site and Birth Home are regularly visited by a great number of…
6. King Jr Martin Luther- Birth Home
6. King Jr Martin Luther- Birth Home
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40 local reviews
501 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 404-331-5190
Marvin
Marvin
Located in the King Historic District, the King Birth home is also within walking distance of his burial site, as well as Historic Ebenezer…
Ele
Ele
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic site and Birth Home are regularly visited by a great number of visitors to Georgia
7. King Memorial Station
7. King Memorial Station
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24 local reviews
Subway stationTrain stationTransit station
Kim
This is the closest station to the Martin Luther King National Historic Site.
7. King Memorial Station
7. King Memorial Station
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24 local reviews
Kim
Kim
This is the closest station to the Martin Luther King National Historic Site.