If you go

Edmonton Sun - - TRAVEL -

adult (18-64) ad­mis­sion costs $19.99 us plus tax. youths (7-17) re­ceive a $4 dis­count, while kids six and un­der are free.

the mu­seum opens at 10 a.m., ex­cept on Sun­days when it opens at noon. clos­ing hours are 5 p.m. seven days a week with last en­try per­mit­ted at 4 p.m. It is closed on amer­i­can thanks­giv­ing and christ­mas day.

the mu­seum is lo­cated near sev­eral other at­trac­tions mak­ing it con­ve­nient for trav­ellers on a tight sched­ule. the Ge­or­gia aquar­ium and World of coca cola are within walk­ing dis­tance. Stu­dio tours at CNN cen­ter are a slightly longer walk through cen­ten­nial Olympic Park.

at­lanta of­fers sev­eral other at­trac­tions for his­tory buffs. the Martin Luther King Jr. Na­tional His­toric Site houses the home where he was born and the King cen­ter, which says its li­brary and ar­chives is “the largest repos­i­tory of pri­mary source ma­te­ri­als” on King and the amer­i­can civil rights move­ment in the world. the park’s web­site of­fers sam­ple itin­er­ar­ies, in­clud­ing ones for 30-minute vis­its for time­crunched guests and up to four hours for those on a more leisurely pace.

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