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Feb 012017

atl history folk artIf you’ve been meaning to visit the Atlanta History Center, you’re in luck. You’ve got several ways to get free admission or discount tickets, no coupon code required.

In addition to exploring everything from one of the nation’s largest and most complete Civil War exhibitions in the DuBose Gallery to more than 500 folk art artifacts in the Goizueta Folklife Gallery, while you’re at the Atlanta History Center, you can check out a myriad of temporary exhibitions.

You can learn about the life, art, music, & ceremonies of the state’s original inhabitants while exploring the Native Lands: Indians and Georgia exhibition, on view through December 31, 2018. The exhibition “shares the history and stories of the state’s original inhabitants beginning with the Mississippian peoples and continuing with their descendants, the Creeks and the Cherokees.”

Plus, mark your calendars: Two temporary exhibitions open on March 6, 2017. Endorsed by the United States World War I Centennial Commission, The Great War in Broad Outlines exhibition chronicles humanitarian relief efforts for those starving in wartime Belgium. And you can see Anne Morgan’s War: American Women Rebuilding France, 1917-1924, an exhibition of photographs and rare silent film footage that brings to life the extraordinary work undertaken by 350 American women–all volunteers–who left comfortable lives in the United States to devote themselves to humanitarian aid in France.

The deals:

  • Admission is regularly $16.50 for adults, $11 for youth ages 4-12, and $13 for seniors age 65+ & students age 13+. All active duty and retired military personnel with ID receive free admission for up to two adults.
  • If you have an Entertainment book, you can log in & print a coupon that’ll let you buy one ticket & get one free to the Atlanta History Center. Bonus: Through February 6, 2017, you can use code “SHADOW” to save 45% + get free shipping on the 2017 Entertainment book. Once you buy it, you’ll have access to the online coupons for restaurants, attractions, & more.
  • On the first full weekend of the month, admission to the Atlanta History Center is free for Bank of America cardholders (free admission deal applies to the cardholder only). The next free admission weekend will take place on February 4 & 5, 2017.

Admission includes all History Center exhibitions, interactive experiences, explorations at Smith Family Farm and Swan House, and twenty-two acres of gardens and trails.

The Atlanta History Center is located at 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

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