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14 destinations to steep yourself in Atlanta history
Museums to enrich your summertime social studies
When it comes to history, Atlanta is full of it — a regular ol’ smorgasbord of Southern modernity. And despite our well-earned rep for tearing down our past faster than a phoenix catches fire, Atlanta still harbors a decent amount of its cultural heritage for public appreciation if you know where to look. Here are 14 museums and historic sites — covering everything from Coke to civil rights — to enrich your social studies through the summer.
Atlanta Cyclorama at Atlanta History Center History Museum, Historical Place
Atlanta University Center Consortium Inc. College or University
Barrington Hall Museum
Fox Theatre Performing Arts Theater
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Historical Place
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Cultural Center
Stone Mountain Park Park, Tourist Attractions
Waffle House Museum History Museum, Tourist Attractions
World of Coca-Cola Tourist Attractions
The list above first appeared in the 2015 CL Cityguide and was updated by CL Staff recently.