If 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.”
To gain insight into World War I, check out the Uncle Sam Wants You! WWI and the American Poster exhibition, on view through December 3, 2017. And you’ll glimpse the post-war experience via the photographs and silent film footage in the Anne Morgan’s War: American Women Rebuilding France, 1917-1924 exhibition, on view through September 30, 2017.
Plus, mark your calendars: More Than Self: Living the Vietnam War will be on view from November 11, 2017-March 18, 2018. The exhibition pairs an exclusive selection from 650 oral histories preserved in the Atlanta History Center’s Veterans History Project with dozens of photographs, documents, and artifacts from the era. You’ll see everything from a telegram and a nurse’s field jacket to an AR-15 rifle and a Montagnard crossbow crafted by native Vietnam inhabitants.
- Admission is regularly $21.50 for adults, $18 for students age 13+ & seniors age 65+, & $9 for youth ages 4-12).
- All active duty and retired military personnel with ID receive free admission for up to two adults.
- Through September 30, 2017, you can take advantage of Swaptember Savings & get $5 off adult admission or $10 off a membership to the Atlanta History Center when you show a current membership card from a participating attraction at the box office.
- If you buy an Entertainment book, you can access online coupons, too; log in & print a coupon that’ll let you buy one ticket & get one free to the Atlanta History Center.
- 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 October 7 & 8, 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. Bonus: Admission to the Margaret Mitchell House is free with your ticket if you go within 9 days of your visit to the Atlanta History Center.
The Atlanta History Center is located at 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta.