Museums in ATLANTA with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Atlanta, Georgia, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this The Peach State city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Atlanta…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • The APEX Museum

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    (1 miles) Atlanta

    Visit the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first Black owned businesses. Listen to the stories of early African American pioneers in Atlanta and learn all about the powerful Black ...

  • Childrens Museum of Atlanta

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    (1 miles) Atlanta

    Hands on learning for curious minds under 8 years, with experiments, interactive discoveries and multi media exhibits so kids can learn as they play in Atlanta!

  • The World of Coca Cola

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    (1 miles) Atlanta

    A multi media attraction in Atlanta charting the history of Coca Cola from every angle, including 4D theatre production and Pop Culture Gallery!

  • High Museum of Art

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    (3 miles) Atlanta

    From a stately home on Peachtree Street to its current award-winning buildings in a spectacular setting, the Museum become the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States with its renowned ...

  • Tellus Northwest Georgia Science Museum

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    (37 miles) Cartersville

    Tellus will occupy more than 120,000 square feet and feature galleries devoted to minerals, fossils, transportation technology, and hands-on science experiences. Tellus will also house the only fully ...

  • GRHOF Thunder Road Museum

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    (49 miles) Dawsonville

    The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame (GRHOF) officially re-opened August 2007. The museum, recognized by the state legislature as the official home of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, recognizes ...

  • Rome Area History Museum

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    (57 miles) Rome

    As a vital center for local historical research, the Rome Area History Museum is appropriately located on Broad Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Rome, Georgia.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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    (60 miles) Athens

    With free admission, this Museum of Art is a great place for the family to enjoy a cultural and artistic day out in Georgia! With kids activities and hands-on exhibits, it's a fun way to spend the ...

  • Art In Motion Vintage Motorcycle Museum

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    (62 miles) Warm Springs

    A treat for enthusiasts with over 40 sympathetically restored classics on display.

  • Follow the Leaders Wax Museum

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    (62 miles) Warm Springs

    Offer a collection of high quality wax figures portraying famous folk, including rare and unique creations by a world renowned artist.

  • Museum of Arts and Sciences

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    (73 miles) Macon

    A visit to the Museum of Arts and Sciences is like a trip around the world! Where else can you see works of fine art, observe animals that live in tropical forests, study the culture of different ...

  • Ty Cobb Museum

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    (82 miles) Royston

    Ty Cobb was one of the greatest baseball players ever, and now kids can learn all about his life and achievements at this Georgia museum all about him!

  • Anniston Museum of Natural History

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    (82 miles) Anniston

    Kids can explore the wilds of Africa, the mysteries of 2,000 year old mummies, and the wonders of the North American wilderness in this fascinating Alabama Natural History Museum. An educational AND ...

  • Berman Museum of World History

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    (82 miles) Anniston

    Featuring more than 8000 artifacts, Berman Museum of World History offers a unique opportunity to view ancient treasures and objects from all over the world.

  • Museum of Aviation

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    (92 miles) Warner Robins

    51 acres of over 90 real life aircraft, as well as hundreds of aviation exhibits, as well as a fascinating museum for those aviation loving kids to explore and learn from. A flying start for your ...

  • The Columbus Museum

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    (95 miles) Columbus

    Founded in 1953, the Columbus Museum is one of the largest museums in the Southeast and is unique for its dual concentration on American art and regional history. One of the many fun family places to ...

  • Museum of East Alabama

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    (95 miles) Opelika

    The museum displays the history of East Central Alabama.

  • National Civil War Naval Museum

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    (96 miles) Columbus

    Kids can get immersed in stories of soldiers, civilians and sailor through this fascinating Georgia museum. With amazing artifacts from the Civil War, families can experience education and awe at ...

  • National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

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    (100 miles) Columbus

    The museum tells the heroic story of everyday Infantrymen through an enviable collection of more than 30,000 artifacts. Era galleries trace Infantry history from before the Revolutionary War to ...

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  • CNN Studio Tour

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    (1 miles) Atlanta

    Fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the CNN studios, where kids can learn all about how television is made! CNN Studios also give an insight into the history of CNN.

  • Joyful Events Fishing Trips and Beach Outings

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    (37 miles) Atlanta Newnan

    All inclusive deep sea fishing trips, beach outings, bottom fishing and more all in Georgia, with welcoming staff and accessible facilities!

  • Gold n Gem Grubbin

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    (66 miles) Cleveland

    Pan for gold and search for that fortune at this Georgia panning adventure! You never know what you will find!

  • Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

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    (77 miles) Blue Ridge

    Nestled in the mountains of Georgia in the Chattahoochee National Forest, historic Blue Ridge awaits you and your family. Our regular 4 hour, 26 mile round trip winds along the beautiful Toccoa River ...

  • Weiss Lake Crappie Guides

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    (79 miles) Centre

    They have been fishing for crappie on this lake for over 30 years, so if you want a guide service that offers a day filled with fun and great fishing action these are your guys!

  • Georgia Aquarium

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    (1 miles) Atlanta

    Visit the WORLD's second largest aquarium, and it happens to be in Georgia! With 10 million gallons of water, and over 100,000 animals from all around the world!

  • Zoo Atlanta

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    (1 miles) Atlanta

    Animal keeper talks, training demonstrations, fun shows, animal encounters and more!

  • Yellow River Game Ranch

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    (18 miles) Lilburn

    You will have the animals eating out of your hand-- literally! This wonderful game ranch has 24 wooded acres with over 600 animals and birds that families can get right up close to. From buffalo, ...

  • Bear Hollow Zoo

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    (59 miles) Athens

    A well kept and popular place for families to come and see Georgia’s native wildlife including many varieties of bears, deer, possums, turtles, otters, hawks, eagles and bobcats. They have a See ...

  • Wild Animal Safari

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    (66 miles) Pine Mountain

    Visitors can ride through the park, observe, take pictures and feed the animals from their car,one of the Zebra Vans or the guided tour bus (seasonal). Hundreds of exotic animals - a true worldwide ...

  • North Georgia Zoo and Petting Farm

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    (67 miles) Cleveland

    Over 400 animals at this premier Georgia petting farm and zoo! Pony and wagon rides, as well as guided walks too. Great animal fun for the kids

  • Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain

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    (96 miles) Attalla

    An exotic animal park and rescue preserve where families can enjoy over 80 large predators, including tigers, leopards and bears, that call this reserve home, as well as a full contact barnyard.

  • Six Flags Over Georgia

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    (9 miles) Austell

    Gravity-defying thrill rides, family pleasers and kiddie rides - all come together to give families a super fun day out at Six Flags Georgia!

  • Lake Winnepesaukah

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    (98 miles) Chattanooga

    Kiddie rides, 14 story free fall, roller coasters...it must be the South's favorite family amusement park - Lake Winnie!

  • Six Flags White Water

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    (16 miles) Marietta

    HUGE water fun with Six Flags, with over 50 amazing water attractions, extreme thrills, relaxing spills, and everything in between!

  • Cherokee County Aquatic Center

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    (29 miles) Holly Springs

    Two indoor pools and one outdoor pool for those budding swimmers to have a splash about or improve their swimming techniques.