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Address:
233 Peachtree Street
Atlanta , Georgia 30303

Contact Information:
Phone: 404-521-6600
Website: www.atlanta.net



Atlanta
THE ARTS:

THE CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS MUSEUM. More than 1,000 puppets and 1,000 posters of historical and cultural significance. The Collection also features the holdings of the Research Library, which contains over 1,500 books and 1,000 videotapes, as well as photographs, clippings and periodicals documenting puppetry throughout the world. 1404 Spring Street, NW at 18th. 404-873-3089. 

HIGH MUSEUM OF ART is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States with its renowned collection of classic and contemporary art.  The 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. 404-733-4400.


FUN: 

THE BRAVES MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME. Starting point of Tours of Turner Field, the home of the Atlanta Braves, is the Braves Museum & Hall of Fame. The Museum features more than 600 Braves artifacts and photographs that trace the team's history from its inception in 1871. Guided tours of the stadium begin at the top of each hour and last approximately one hour. 404-614-2310.


HISTORY:     

ATLANTA CYCLORAMA & CIVIL WAR MUSEUM. The Cyclorama of the Battle of Atlanta is the world’s largest painting. The three-dimensional foreground, called a diorama, brings a depth of 30 feet to the display. The Civil War  Museum has artifacts from the American Civil War period includes weapons, photographs and uniforms. 800 Cherokee Ave., SE.  404-624-1071. 


MARGARET MITCHELL HOUSE. Go back in time to experience the Civil War Margaret Mitchell style! Explore the apartment where Mitchell wrote her Pulitzer Prize-winning book and learn how the Civil War, the Roaring 1920s, and World War II relate to Margaret Mitchell's life.  404-814-4000.  


MARTIN LUTHER JR. HISTORIC DISTRICT. The Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site includes a number of facilities that are operated in partnership with the National Park Service, Ebenezer Baptist Church and The King Center.  Within these facilities the visitor can learn about Dr. King's life and and his influence on others. 450 Auburn Ave. 404-331-5190.






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