Atlanta's largest museum sits on 140 forested acres just east of downtown. The Great Hall soars 86 feet (26 meters) to a ... More
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Atlanta's largest museum sits on 140 forested acres just east of downtown. The Great Hall soars 86 feet (26 meters) to a rooftop skylight and gives way to a labyrinth of halls devoted to the miracle of nature. A 315-seat IMAX theater showcases the world's most dramatic films on its five-story screen, while a comprehensive planetarium makes the heavens easily accessible. Be sure to visit on Fridays for Martinis and IMAX, a trendy cocktail hour followed by a film.
Founded in 1976, this 15 acre (six hectare) expanse of natural wonder is adjacent to Piedmont Park. A hardwood forest
intertwined with walking trails surrounds the Fuqua Conservatory, which houses a Japanese garden, rock garden, and displays of flora ...
This modest turn of the century home is an architectural find in itself, but most notable because it houses the
apartment where Margaret Mitchell penned most of Gone with the Wind. Having survived arson and many seasons of decay, ...
The history of Marietta is forever intertwined with that of Atlanta, and is in its full, perpetual glory just 15
minutes north of downtown. Located on the second floor of the historic Kennesaw House in downtown Marietta, the museum ...