If you go
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.