Sights & Attractions in Atlanta

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Name Category Location
 
African American Panoramic Experience (APEX)
The museum's quarterly exhibits chronicle the history of black...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Occupying 30 acres inside Piedmont Park, the grounds contain...
Museums / Galleries, Gardens / Arboretums Midtown and Westside
 
Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
A building in Grant Park (named for a New England–born Confederate...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Atlanta Monetary Museum
The exhibits in this grand museum explain the story of money...
Museums / Galleries, Financial Institutions Midtown and Westside
 
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History
An extension of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, this unit...
Libraries Atlanta
 
Bank of America Plaza Tower
At 1,023 feet, this is the South's tallest building. The 1992...
Architectural Sites Midtown and Westside
 
Baptist Student Union
This restored Victorian building adjacent to the Georgia State...
Architectural Sites Atlanta
 
The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
During the Battle of Atlanta, pastor Thomas O'Reilly persuaded...
Religious Sites Downtown
 
Centennial Olympic Park
This 21-acre swath of green was the central venue for the 1996...
Parks Downtown
 
Center for Puppetry Arts
The largest puppetry organization in the country houses a museum...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues Midtown and Westside
 
CNN Center
The home of Cable News Network occupies all 14 floors of this...
Film / TV Studios Downtown
 
Ebenezer Baptist Church
A Gothic Revival–style building completed in 1922, the church...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Atlanta
 
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
One of the largest natural-history museums south of the Smithsonian...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Fernbank Science Center
The museum, in the 65-acre Fernbank Forest, focuses on ecology...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Atlanta
 
Flatiron Building
The English-American Building, as it was originally known, was...
Architectural Sites Downtown
 
Fox Theatre
One of a dwindling number of vintage movie palaces in the nation...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Midtown and Westside
 
Georgia Aquarium
With more than 10 million gallons of water, this wildly popular...
Zoos / Aquariums Downtown
 
Georgia Dome
This arena, opened in 1992, accommodates 71,250 spectators, with...
Arts / Performance Venues Downtown
 
Georgia State Capitol
The capitol, a Renaissance-style edifice, was dedicated on July...
Government Buildings Downtown
 
High Museum of Art
This museum's permanent collection includes 19th- and 20-century...
Museums / Galleries Midtown and Westside
 
Hurt Building
Named for Atlanta developer Joel Hurt, this restored 1913 Chicago-style...
Architectural Sites Downtown
 
Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta
In this colorful and joyfully noisy museum for children ages...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Atlanta architect Phillip Trammel Shutze designed this 14-story...
Architectural Sites Downtown
 
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
This complex occupies the site where Union General William T...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
While she wrote her masterpiece, the author of Gone With the...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Midtown and Westside
 
Margaret Mitchell Square
A cascading waterfall and columned sculpture (both restored in...
Parks Downtown
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic District occupies...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Birth Home
The modest Queen Anne–style residence is where Martin Luther...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Housing a permanent collection of more than 16,000 objects, this...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA)
Georgia's visual artists are showcased in small gallery, housed...
Museums / Galleries Buckhead
 
Museum of Design Atlanta
The only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to design...
Museums / Galleries Midtown and Westside
 
Odd Fellows Buildings
The Georgia Chapter of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows...
Architectural Sites Atlanta
 
Peachtree Center
John Portman designed this skyscraper complex, built between...
Commercial Districts Downtown
 
Piedmont Park
A popular destination since the late 19th century, Piedmont Park...
Parks Midtown and Westside
 
Rhodes Memorial Hall
This former residence, now headquarters of the Georgia Trust...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites, Historic Districts / Sites Midtown and Westside
 
Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
More than 10,000 tools, machines, papers, and watermarks, plus...
Museums / Galleries Midtown and Westside
 
Statue of Henry Grady
Alexander Doyle's bronze sculpture honors Henry Grady, editor...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Downtown
 
Sweet Auburn Curb Market
The market, an institution on Edgewood Avenue since 1923, sells...
Markets / Bazaars Atlanta
 
Underground Atlanta
Underground has seen more than its share of ups and downs. It...
Historic Districts / Sites Downtown
 
The William Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum
The history of the Jewish community in Atlanta is told through...
Museums / Galleries Midtown and Westside
 
Woodruff Park
This triangular park named for the city's great philanthropist...
Parks Downtown
 
World of Coca-Cola
This shrine to the brown soda's image, products, and marketing...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
Wren's Nest House Museum
Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus tales, lived...
Museums / Galleries Atlanta
 
Zoo Atlanta
This zoo has more than 1,500 animals and 200 species from around...
Zoos / Aquariums Atlanta
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