Museums & Ex­hibits

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APEX MU­SEUM AFRICAN AMER­I­CAN PANORAMIC EX­PE­RI­ENCE This mu­seum de­tails the lives of African-Amer­i­cans in the U.S. with a fo­cus on At­lanta and Sweet Auburn. Cur­rent ex­hibits are Africa: The Un­told Story and Sweet Auburn: Street of Pride. Tu-Sa 10 am-5 pm. Adults $6, stu­dents and se­niors $5. chil­dren un­der 4 are free. www.apex- mu­seum.org. 135 Auburn Ave., Sweet Auburn, 404.523.2739. Map3/I6

BOD­IES ... THE EX­HI­BI­TION 250 hu­man bod­ies and or­gans re­veal how your body works from the in­side-out. On­go­ing. M-Th 10am-5 pm, F-Su 11 am-7 pm. Adults $24, se­niors and stu­dents $22, ages 4-12 $16. www.bod­i­es­the­ex­hi­bi­tion.com. Pre­mier Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­ter, 265 18th St., At­lantic Sta­tion, 404.496.4274. Map3/A3

CEN­TER FOR CIVIL AND HU­MAN RIGHTS The hu­man rights story though three main ex­hi­bi­tions: a col­lec­tion of Martin Luther King Jr. doc­u­ments pur­chased from More­house Col­lege; a se­ries of galleries around civil rights; and hu­man rights from around the world. M-Su 10 am-5 pm. Tick­ets $10-15. www.civi­land­hu­man­rights.org. 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Down­town, 404.991.6970. Map3/H4

THE CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM OF AT­LANTA  Hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties and ex­hibits are geared to­wards kids ages 8 and un­der. On spe­cial ex­hibit is Out­side the Box, through Dec. 31. A won­der­ful toy store is also on site. M-F 10 am-4 pm, Sa&Su 10 am-5 pm. Ad­mis­sion $12.75 (plus tax). www.chil­drens-

mu­se­u­mat­lanta.org. 275 Cen­ten­nial Olympic Park Dr., Down­town, 404.659.5437. Map3/H4

MAR­GARET MITCHELL HOUSE & MU­SEUM The re­stored home of “Gone With the Wind” au­thor Mar­garet Mitchell show­cases fur­ni­ture, let­ters and mem­o­ra­bilia from Mitchell’s life. Tours M-Sa 10 am-5:30 pm, Su noon-5:30 pm. Adults $13, se­niors and stu­dents $10, chil­dren 4-12 $8.50. www.mar­garet­mitchell­house.com. 990 Peachtree St. NE, Mid­town, 404.249.7015. Map3/D5

STONE MOUN­TAIN PARK A 3,300-acre park sur­rounds the world’s largest gran­ite mono­lith. The park of­fers trails, golf cour­ses, a skylift, a rail­road, minia­ture golf, camp­grounds, a 4-D the­ater and the Laser­show Spec­tac­u­lar. Up­com­ing event: Pump­kin Fes­ti­val Sept. 26-Oct. 26. Ad­ven­ture Pass: Adults $30, chil­dren ages 3-11 $24. Park­ing $10. www.stonemoun­tain­park.com. 6867 Memo­rial Dr. (Hwy. 78 East), Stone Moun­tain, 770.498.5690. Map1/F6

WORLD OF COCACOLA Explore the story of the world’s best-known brand. Vis­i­tors will see a func­tion­ing bot­tling line, watch a 4-D movie and taste more than 60 dif­fer­ent bev­er­ages from around the world. Check the of­fi­cial World of Coca-Cola web­site for hours and in­for­ma­tion. Adults $16, se­niors $14, chil­dren ages 3-12 $12. www.world­of­co­ca­cola.com. Pem­ber­ton Place, 121 Baker St., Down­town, 800.676.COKE, 404.676.5151. Map3/H4

EX­TREME DINOSAURS Both life­like and life-size an­i­ma­tronic dinosaurs are dis­played along­side full-scale skele­tons and real and replica fos­sils. Through Jan. 4. M-Th 10 am-6 pm, F-Su 11 am-7 pm. Adults $24, se­niors and mil­i­tary $22, ages 4-12 $16; au­dio guides $5. www.di­nosaur­sat­lanta.com. Pre­mier Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­ter, 265 18th St., 2nd floor (es­ca­la­tor 5), At­lantic Sta­tion, 404.496.4274. Map3/A3

FERN­BANK MU­SEUM OF NAT­U­RAL HIS­TORY Ex­hibits at this nat­u­ral his­tory mu­seum cover the world’s largest dinosaurs, nat­u­ral his­tory, na­ture and more. A spe­cial ex­hibit, Goose­bumps!The Science­ofFear, opens Sept. 27. An IMAX the­ater is on premises (movies tick­ets not in­cluded in mu­seum ad­mis­sion). M-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su noon-5 pm. Adults $18 se­niors and stu­dents $17, chil­dren ages 3-12 $16, 2 and un­der free. www.fern­bankmu­seum.org. 767 Clifton Rd. NE, Druid Hills, 404.929.6300. Map1/D7

JIMMY CARTER LI­BRARY & MU­SEUM Ex­hibits cover Carter’s Navy ca­reer, a replica of the Oval Of­fice and the work the Carters have done since leav­ing the White House. A Ja­panese gar­den is also on site. On spe­cial ex­hibit is Kongo Across the Wa­ters, through Sept. 21. M-Sa 9 am-4:45 pm, Su noon4:45 pm. Adults $8; se­niors, stu­dents and mil­i­tary $6. www.jim­my­carter­li­brary.gov. 441 Free­dom Pkwy. NE, Mid­town, 404.865.7100. Map1/D7

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