Top Choice Historic Site in Atlanta

Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

The historic site commemorates the life, work and legacy of the civil rights leader and one of the great Americans. The center takes up several blocks.
Top Choice Gallery in Atlanta

High Museum of Art

Atlanta's modern High Museum was the first to exhibit art lent from Paris' Louvre and is a destination as much for its architecture as its world-class exhibits. The striking whitewashed multilevel building houses a …
Museum in Atlanta

College Football Hall of Fame

It is impossible to overstate the importance of college football to American culture. This new museum, relocated from Indiana in 2014 and revamped into this three-story, 94,256-sq-ft gridiron sanctuary, is a supreme…
Museum in Atlanta

Carter Center

Located on a hilltop overlooking downtown, the center features exhibits highlighting Jimmy Carter's 1977–81 presidency, including a replica of the Oval Office and his Nobel Prize. Don't miss the tranquil Japanese ga…
Church in Atlanta

First Ebenezer Baptist Church

Martin Luther King Jr, his father and grandfather were all pastors here, and King Jr's mother was the choir director. Sadly she was murdered here by a deranged gunman while she sat at the organ in 1974. A multimilli…
Landmark in Atlanta

Martin Luther King Jr Birthplace

Free, first-come, first-serve guided tours of King's childhood home take about 30 minutes to complete and require same-day registration, which can be made at the National Historic Site visitor center. Because of gov…
Museum in Atlanta

Center for Civil and Human Rights

This striking 2014 addition to Atlanta's Centennial Park is a sobering $68 million memorial to the American Civil Rights and Global Human Rights Movements. Beautifully designed and thoughtfully executed, the indispu…
Aquarium in Atlanta

Georgia Aquarium

Whale sharks, beluga whales and more than 100,000 other animals representing 500 species swimming about in eight million gallons of fresh and marine water make this the world's second largest aquarium. It would be r…
Museum in Atlanta

World of Coca-Cola

This self-congratulatory museum might prove entertaining to fizzy beverage and rash commercialization fans. The climactic moment comes when guests sample Coke products from around the world – a taste-bud-twisting go…
Museum in Atlanta

Center for Puppetry Arts

A wonderland for visitors of all ages and hands-down one of Atlanta's most unique attractions, the museum houses a treasury of puppets, some of which you get to operate yourself. A major addition is the Worlds of Pu…