|Atlanta Botanical Garden
This peaceful oasis in Midtown Atlanta includes 30 acres of gardens, forest, and trails. Also the Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory, a glass-walled building housing more than 7,000 rare and endangered tropical and desert plans.
|Atlanta History Center
This Buckhead facility features 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails, and woodland areas filled with native flora rare plants and granite outcroppings. The entire complex includes the 1840s Tullie Smith Farm house and outbuildings: 1928 Swan House mansion: Swan Coach House restaurant: and the History Museum, with permanent and charging exhibitions on subjects such as the city's African-American history, 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, Civil War and "Gone With the Wind."
|CNN Studio Tours
See global news in the making at the CNN Studio at the CNN Center in Downtown Atlanta. A 45-minute walking tour includes an exhibit area with CNN and Turner memorabilia, the Control Room Theater, Special Effects Studio and Main Newsroom.
|"Jimmy" Carter Presidential
Visitors to this facility dedicated
to the work of former U.S. president and Georgia native Jimmy Carter, can
be surrounded by nature yet able to enjoy a fine view of the Downtown Atlanta
skyline. Such is the case with the Japanese Garden, an area designed by
renowned master gardener Kinsaku Nakane, which features two waterfalls cascading
over rocks into a pool. Inside are artifacts from Carter's presidency.
|The Margaret Mitchell House
Many visitors to Atlanta are looking for "Gone With the Wind" and they can find it in this three-story Tudor Revival mansion in Midtown Atlanta where author Margaret Mitchell lived and wrote her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The house has been restored and is open to the public, along with a Visitors Center and Museum Shop.
|Martin Luther King Jr. Historic
This four block area on Auburn Avenue
is where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised.
Today, it includes the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social
Change (founded by Coretta Scott King shortly after her husband was killed
in 1968), the restored King Birth Home and Ebenezer Baptist Church.
The King Center displays his personal belongings and
gravesite, a marble crypt surrounded by the Reflecting Pool.
The King Center displays his personal belongings and gravesite, a marble crypt surrounded by the Reflecting Pool.
|William Breman Jewish Heritage
Explore Atlanta's Jewish history from 1845 to the present. Encounter the Holocaust through the story of the Jews of Europe. Operating under the auspices of the Atlanta Jewish Federation, the museum sponsors a number of exhibitions, programs, genealogical and archival rego. Guided tours and self-led tours are available for adults, families, schools, conventions, corporations and more.
|Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil
Home of the world's largest painting,
"The Battle of Atlanta." Through spectacular music art, and sound
effects, history comes alive as you step back to July 22, 1864. Civil War
displays, including the locomotive Texas. An outstanding book store. Private
receptions, lectures and meetings. Located in Historic Grant Park, next
to the zoo.
|World of Coca-Cola
More than 1 million people visit this attraction annually to learn more about the world's most popular soft drink through memorabilia, video presentations and displays. Included is a re-creation of a 1930s soda fountain, vintage TV and radio commercials and the Everything Coca-Cola store, with the world's largest selection of Coke merchandise.