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
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.
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.
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.