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Classic Atlanta Landmarks

Got friends visiting Atlanta and unsure where to take them sightseeing? We know what that’s like. You can live in a city for years, feel like you know it backwards and forward and yet when it comes time to give a tour your mind goes blank. The list below should help.

1. World of Coca-Cola

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The World of Coca-Cola is a museum showcasing the history of The Coca-Cola Company that contains a host of entertainment areas and attractions, and is located in Atlanta, Georgia at Pemberton Place.

Address: 121 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 – 6:00 pm

Phone: (404) 676-5151

 

2. Centennial Olympic Park

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Centennial Olympic Park is a 21-acre public park located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia owned and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority.

Address: 265 Park Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Hours: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm (everyday)
Phone: (404) 222-7275

 

3. Fox Theatre

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The Fox Theatre, a former movie palace, is a performing arts venue located at 660 Peachtree Street NE in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, and is the centerpiece of the Fox Theatre Historic District.

Address: 660 Peachtree St Ne, Atlanta, GA 30308

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Phone: (404) 881-2100

 

4. High Museum of Art

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The High Museum of Art, located in Atlanta, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city’s arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center.

Address: 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta
Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (404) 733-4444

 

5. CNN Center

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The CNN Center is the world headquarters of CNN. The main newsrooms and studios for several of CNN’s news channels are located in the building.

Address: 190 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Hours: 9AM – 5PM (everyday)
Phone: (404) 827-2300

 

6. Martin Luther King Jr. National History Museum

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National Park encompassing King’s birth home, Ebenezer Baptist Church & his final resting place.

Address: 449 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (404) 893-9882

 

7. Turner Field

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Turner Field is a baseball park located in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 1997, it has served as the home ballpark to the Atlanta Braves

Address: 755 Hank Aaron Drive, Atlanta, GA 30315

 

8. Atlanta History Center

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The Atlanta History Center is a history museum and research center located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. The Museum was founded in 1926, and currently consists of 6 permanent, and several temporary, exhibitions.

Address: 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Monday-Saturday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Phone: (404) 814-4000

 

9. Atlanta Botanical Garden

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The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Address: 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Hours:
Monday Closed
Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Phone: (404) 876-5859

 

10. National Center for Civil and Human Rights

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The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a museum dedicated to the achievements of both the civil rights movement in the United States and the broader worldwide human rights movement.

Address: 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30313

Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (470) 344-8248

 

11. Margaret Mitchell House & Museum

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The Margaret Mitchell House is a historic house museum located in Atlanta, Georgia. The structure was the home of author Margaret Mitchell.

Address: 990 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Phone: (404) 249-7015

 

12. Jimmy Carter Library and Museum

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The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia houses U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s papers and other material relating to the Carter administration and the Carter family’s life.

Address: 441 Freedom Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30307

Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Monday-Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Phone: (404) 865-7100

 

13. Children’s Museum of Atlanta

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The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a children’s museum located in Atlanta, Georgia, founded in 1988 as a “Museum Without Walls” and opened to the public in 2003. The Museum is located Downtown, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park.

Address: 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Hours:
Monday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (404) 659-5437

 

14. Georgia Dome

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The Georgia Dome is a domed stadium located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, between downtown to the east and Vine City to the west. It is owned and operated by the State of Georgia as part of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority.

Address: One Georgia Dome Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

 

15. Swan House

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Swan House was built in 1928 for Edward and Emily Inman in Atlanta, Georgia. The Inmans had accumulated wealth from cotton brokerage and investments on transportation, banking and real estate.

Address: Atlanta History Center, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Monday-Saturday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Phone: (404) 814-4000

 

16. Center for Puppetry Arts

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The Center for Puppetry Arts, located in Atlanta, is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry. The Center focuses on three areas: performance, education and museum. It is one of the few puppet museums in the world.

Address: 1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (404) 873-3391

 

17. Woodruff Arts Center

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Woodruff Arts Center is a major visual and performing arts center located in Atlanta, Georgia. The center houses four arts divisions in one campus and not-for-profit organization.

Address: 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Weekends: 12:00 am – 8:00 pm
Phone: (404) 733-4200

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