Tap to Read ➤

Famous Museums in Atlanta, Georgia

Sumana Nag
There are several museums all across Atlanta. These museums not only depict the richness of Atlantan art and culture but also promote its predominance in the field of art, science, history, and politics.
Atlanta History Center
The museum was established in 1926 as the Atlanta Historical Society. It was later named the Atlanta History Center for collecting, preserving information about Atlanta's history throughout the years.
The museum is situated in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. It comprises several impressive collections of art and artifacts of past and present Atlanta's history.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
The museum is located in the beautiful Decatur city of Atlanta and hosts several exhibitions and programs about natural history.
People participate in the outdoor exhibits of the museum to get a glimpse of real fossils, and prehistoric artifacts. They also enjoy watching 3D movies in IMAX theater.
The King Center
Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, this museum is the official memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A historical site, later converted into the only national historic park of Georgia in 2018.
The High Museum of Art
Biggest art museum of Midtown, it has about 15,000 works of art in its collection.
The museum was founded in 1905 and was called the Atlanta Art Association. Today it has become the home for several forms of arts - American art, folk art, African art, self-taught art, modern, and contemporary arts.
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)
If you are into fashion and film, then this museum should be on your tour list while visiting Atlanta.
The college offers various online degree programs on fashion marketing, management, photography, fibers, and jewelry. Throughout the year, it arranges different exhibitions on past and future fashion.
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Since its inception in 2014, this place has been celebrating the American Civil Rights Movement and the global Human Rights Movement.
This center hosts various events, exhibitions, lectures, and online training programs on Human Rights.
Center for Puppetry Arts
This museum arranges live puppet shows and workshops for all age groups. The 80,000-sq ft. area of the museum is filled with puppets from all around the world.
College Football Hall of Fame
The museum was inaugurated in 1951 by the National Football Foundation. The 94,256-sq ft. space of the museum hall is dedicated to the legacy of college football teams.
This 3 storied museum has 5 themed galleries, 50 interactive exhibits, and 750 college football helmets collection. Only 0.02% of college football’s players and coaches have got the honor of being named into the Hall of Fame.
World of Coca-Cola
This museum is located in Atlanta, Georgia, and showcases the history of The Coca-Cola Company.
This 20-acre museum complex opened on May 24, 2007. The museum offers a unique scope to visit the vault where the legendary formula for Coca‑Cola is secured and the visitors can also taste more than 100 beverages from around the world.
Georgia Aquarium
It is the second-largest aquarium in the world that entertains, enlighten, and promotes the up-keeping of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world.
Georgia Aquarium is considered to be the leader in aquatic research and has dedicated itself to foster a deep appreciation for the ocean and aquatic animals like beluga whales, whale sharks, manta rays, and bottle-nose dolphins.
Atlanta has become quite famous for tourism in the last couple of years. The city not only has world-class restaurants, vibrant nightlife, and various sporting events but has also been able to manage its historic character.