Atlanta Attractions & Things to See
Atlanta attractions abound! Take a journey into the past at Atlanta's famed museums, such as the Atlanta History Museum and the High Museum of Art. Then, cascade into the wonders of the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium, or catch a game at the Georgia Dome or Turner Field! Don't forget to book one of the many tours in Atlanta in order to fully grasp grandeur of the city's history. The things to see in Atlanta draw millions of tourists from all over the world. Explore the myriad of things to do in Atlanta, guaranteed to keep your itinerary packed!
130 West Paces Ferry
Atlanta, GA 30305 | (404) 814-4000
We invite you to visit the Atlanta History Center, located on 33 acres in the heart of Buckhead. The History Center includes one of the Southeast's largest history museums; two historic houses including Swan House and Smith Family Farm; Centennial Olympic Games Museum; historic gardens; and Kenan Research Center including the Cherokee Garden Library. The History Center also includes the Margaret Mitchell House, located at our Midtown campus.
Throughout the year, enjoy lecture series with award-winning authors, summer camps, annual festivals such as Sheep to Shawl and much more.
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307 | (404) 929-6400
Sink your teeth into adventure at Atlanta's home to dinosaurs! At Fernbank Museum of Natural History, come face-to-face with the world's largest dinosaurs, explore the development of life on Earth through the landscapes of present-day Georgia, connect with cultures from around the globe, and engage in a variety of hands-on exhibits.
1280 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30309 | (404) 733-4444
Journey through time and across continents at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Collections consist of more than 11,000 pieces and include 19th and 20th century American and decorative art, significant European pieces, modern and contemporary art, photography, African art and folk art. Be inspired by amazing art from around the globe set in award-winning architecture.
121 Baker Street
Atlanta, GA 30313 | (404) 676-5151
The World of Coca-Cola is a permanent exhibition featuring the history of The Coca-Cola Company and its well-known advertising as well as a host of entertainment areas and attractions. It is located in Atlanta, Georgia (where the company's headquarters are located) at Pemberton Place (named in honor of John Pemberton, the inventor of Coca-Cola), a 20-acre complex located across Baker Street from Centennial Olympic Park that is home to the Georgia Aquarium and future Center for Civil & Human Rights. It opened to the public on May 24, 2007, relocating from and replacing the original exhibit.
265 Park Ave West
Atlanta, GA 30313 | (404) 223-4412
Centennial Olympic Park is a 21-acre public park located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia owned and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. The park was built by the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG) as part of the infrastructure improvements for the Centennial 1996 Summer Olympics. The park plays host to millions of visitors a year and several events, including a summer popular music concert series (Wednesday WindDown) and an annual Independence Day concert and fireworks display.
225 Baker Street
Atlanta, GA 30313 | (404) 581-4000
The Georgia Aquarium, located in Atlanta, Georgia, at Pemberton Place, is the world's largest aquarium with more than 8.5 million US gallons of marine and fresh water housing more than 120,000 animals of 500 different species. The aquarium's notable specimens include four young whale sharks, four beluga whales, eleven bottlenose dolphins, three great hammerhead sharks, and four manta rays.
275 Centennial Park Dr
Atlanta, GA 30313 | (404) 659-5437
The Children's Museum of Atlanta at 275 Centennial Olympic Park NW in Atlanta, GA was designed to support the classroom. The mission of the museum is to "create environments and activities where young children experience the power of imagination and the pure delight of learning with each other and with grown-ups". Based on the theory of multiple intelligences, The Children's Museum of Atlanta had numerous activities that will stimulate all of your children's senses. The environment is a mix of industrial and fantasy that will stimulate the child's imagination while creating a learning environment.
800 Cherokee Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA | (404) 624-9453
Zoo Atlanta is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoological park in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1889, the zoo is Atlanta's oldest cultural destination and is one of the oldest continuously operating zoological institutions in the United States. Zoo Atlanta houses over 1,300 animals representing more than 220 species. Home to the nation's largest collections of gorillas and orangutans, the zoo is also one of only four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas.
One CNN Center Drive
Atlanta, GA 30303 | (404) 827-2300
Journey into the heart of CNN Worldwide and get an up-close look at global news in the making. Inside CNN Studio Tour is a 55-minute guided walking tour offering guests exclusive, behind-the-scenes views of Atlanta's CNN studios and an exciting glimpse of newsgathering and broadcasting in action from the world headquarters of CNN, the Most Trusted Name in News. Simply walk south across Centennial Olympic Park from the World of Coca-Cola to enter CNN Center where you will find the entrance to Inside CNN Studio Tour in the atrium.
1 Georgia Dome Drive
Atlanta, GA 30313 | (404) 223-9200
The Georgia Dome, opened in 1992 as the largest cable-supported domed stadium in the world, is located in downtown Atlanta. The Georgia Dome is the home stadium for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and Georgia State University. Annually, the Dome hosts the SEC Football Championship, Chick-fil-A Bowl, Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game(s), the Bank of America Atlanta Football and the Georgia High School Football State Championships among other events.
755 Hank Aaron Drive Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30315 | (404) 522-7630
Welcome to Turner Field, the spectacular home of the Atlanta Braves. The "Home of the Braves" has become an Atlanta landmark and the benchmark for future baseball park design. Turner Field combines the nostalgia and the atmosphere of old-time baseball with state-of-the-art family entertainment unlike that of any other park.
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