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Atlanta History Center


130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

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Visit the Atlanta History Center, located on 33 acres in the heart of Buckhead. The Center houses the famous Atlanta Cyclorama and the Western & Atlantic Railroad locomotive Texas from "The Great Locomotive Chase." The Center also includes one of the Southeast's largest history museums with six permanent exhibitions including the award-winning exhibit Turning Point: The American Civil War; two historic houses including 1928 Swan House and 1860's Tullie Smith farm; Centennial Olympic Games Museum; six historic gardens; and the Kenan Research Center. The History Center also includes the Margaret Mitchell House, located at the midtown campus. Throughout the year, visitors enjoy lecture series with award-winning authors, toddler programs, home school days, summer camps, music series and annual festivals.