Museums & Historic Sites

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park

Spreading over 35 acres, this revered historic park includes the birthplaces of the hallowed civil rights leader, the Ebenezer Baptist Church where he preached and the gravesite of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is a must-see site for anyone visiting Atlanta.

450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta | 404.331.5190 | Distance from Hotel: 9.1 miles

High Museum of Art

The High Museum of Art houses over 15,000 works of art in its collection. From nineteenth- and twentieth-century American decorative art to European paintings, the museum has become one of the leading art exhibits in the Southeast.

1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta l 404.733.4400 | Distance from Hotel: 10.9 miles

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

This fascinating site is the repository of much of President Carter’s papers and other materials. Its centerpieces are his Nobel Peace Prize and a replica of the Oval Office from the years in which he occupied it.

441 John Lewis Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta | 404.865.7100 | Distance from Hotel: 10.8 miles

Children’s Museum of Atlanta

A nonprofit organization, the Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a hands-on museum that sparks children’s imagination and discovery through educational outreach initiatives.

275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW, Atlanta l 404.659.5437 | Distance from Hotel: 10.6 miles

Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

With an estimated 9,000 annual visitors, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia showcases hundreds of contemporary works of art. The museum features painting, sculpture, photography, and installation exhibits from Georgia artists and artists all over the world.

75 Bennett St NW, Atlanta l 404.367.8700 l Distance from Hotel: 13.3 miles

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

One of the only small liberal arts museums in the Southeast, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art regularly showcases nationally and internationally recognized exhibitions. With over 7,000 square feet of space, the museum’s exhibits are quiet and intimate, drawing in thousands of visitors in per year.

4484 Peachtree Road, Brookhaven l 404.364.8555 l Distance from Hotel: 20 miles