The best museums in Atlanta in 2022

These are the top 20 best museums in Atlanta, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Atlanta, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Atlanta.

These are the best museums in Atlanta:

  1. Zoo Atlanta1

    Zoo Atlanta

    Zoo Atlanta (sometimes referred as Atlanta Zoo ) is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoological park in Atlanta , Georgia . The current president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta is Raymond B. King . The Atlanta zoo suffered neglect and by 1984, was ranked among the ten worst zoos in the
  2. World of Coca-cola2

    World of Coca-cola

    The World of Coca-Cola is a museum, located in Atlanta , Georgia , showcasing the history of the Coca-Cola Company . The 20-acre (81,000 m ) complex opened to the public on May 24, 2007, relocating from and replacing the original exhibit, which was founded in 1990 in Underground Atlanta . There are
  3. King Center For Non-violent Social Change3

    King Center For Non-violent Social Change

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change , commonly known as The King Center , is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization in Atlanta , United States.
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  5. The Georgia State Capitol4

    The Georgia State Capitol

    The Georgia State Capitol is an architecturally and historically significant building in Atlanta , Georgia , United States. The building has been named a National Historic Landmark which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places . As the primary office building of Georgia's government, t
  6. Center For Civil and Human Rights5

    Center For Civil and Human Rights

    The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is a museum dedicated to the achievements of the civil rights movement in the United States and the broader worldwide human rights movement. Located in downtown Atlanta , Georgia , the museum opened to the public on June 23, 2014.
  7. Jimmy Carter Library and Museum6

    Jimmy Carter Library and Museum

    The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia houses U.S. President Jimmy Carter 's papers and other material relating to the Carter administration and the Carter family's life. The library also hosts special exhibits, such as Carter's Nobel Peace Prize and a full-scale replica of the Ova
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  9. High Museum of Art7

    High Museum of Art

    The High Museum of Art (colloquially the High ) is an art museum in Atlanta , Georgia in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown , the city's arts district , the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center . In 2010 it had 509,000 visitors, 95th among world art muse
  10. Delta Flight Museum8

    Delta Flight Museum

    The Delta Flight Museum is an aviation and corporate museum located in Atlanta, Georgia , United States , near the airline's main hub, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport . The museum is housed in two 1940s-era Delta Air Lines aircraft hangars at Delta's headquarters, designated a Histo
  11. Margaret Mitchell House9

    Margaret Mitchell House

    The Margaret Mitchell House is a historic house museum located in Atlanta , Georgia . The structure was the home of author Margaret Mitchell in the early 20th century. It is located in Midtown , at 979 Crescent Avenue. Constructed by Cornelius J. Sheehan as a single-family residence in a then-fashio
  12. Atlanta History Center10

    Atlanta History Center

    Atlanta History Center is a history museum and research center located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta , Georgia . The Museum was founded in 1926 and currently consists of nine permanent, and several temporary, exhibitions. Atlanta History Center’s campus is 33-acres and features historic garden
  13. Fernbank Museum of Natural History11

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History , in Atlanta , Georgia , is a museum that presents exhibitions and programming about natural history . Fernbank Museum has a number of permanent exhibitions and regularly hosts temporary exhibitions in its expansive facility, designed by Graham Gund Architects. Gia
  14. Museum of Design Atlanta12

    Museum of Design Atlanta

    Located at 1315 Peachtree Street in Atlanta , Georgia , United States, "MODA is the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design."
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  16. Imagine It! Children's Museum of Atlanta13

    Imagine It! Children's Museum of Atlanta

    The Children's Museum of Atlanta (from 2003 to 2011, known as "Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta") is a children's museum located in Atlanta, Georgia . Founded in 1988 as a "Museum Without Walls," the museum opened to the public in 2003. The museum is located Downtown , adjacent to Centen
  17. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia14

    Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

    The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia ( MOCA GA ) is a contemporary art museum located in Atlanta . The museum collects and archives hundreds of contemporary works by Georgia artists. MOCA GA fulfills its mission through an exhibition schedule, increasing its permanent collection, and the Educat
  18. Center For Puppetry Arts15

    Center For Puppetry Arts

    The Center for Puppetry Arts , located in Atlanta , is the United States' largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry . The center focuses on three areas: performance, education and museum. It is one of the few puppet museums in the world. The center is located in Midtown , the city's
  19. Atlanta Monetary Museum16

    Atlanta Monetary Museum

  20. The Breman Museum17

    The Breman Museum

    The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum , colloquially known as The Breman , is a cultural center in Atlanta dedicated to Jewish history , culture and arts with special emphasis on Georgia and the Holocaust . The Breman, which opened in 1996, is the largest museum of its kind in the Southeast, and
  21. Rhodes Hall18

    Rhodes Hall

    Rhodes Memorial Hall , commonly known as Rhodes Hall , is an historic house located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It was built as the home of furniture magnate Amos Giles Rhodes , proprietor of Atlanta -based Rhodes Furniture . The Romanesque Revival house occupies a prominent location on Peac
  22. Wren's Nest19

    Wren's Nest

    Joel Ch. Harris' house museum is really a step back in time. If you come with kids, check out when the storyteller is here. Must-see!
  23. David J. Sencer Cdc Museum20

    David J. Sencer Cdc Museum


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