Best Museums in Georgia

Georgia is full of history and would love to share it with you.  Below are some of the best museums in Georgia. 

High Museum of Art

High Museum of Art

Affectionately known by locals as the High this museum exhibits works from the world’s greatest artist.  Located right on Peachtree Street in the center of Atlanta this museum is not only a must see Georgia attraction but a must see American attraction as well.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Located on Clifton Road in the rolling hills of north Atlanta is Fernbank, a favorite among locals. This museum is known for spectacular and educational exhibits. The Fernbank now has an Imax Theatre to make your visit even more rewarding.

The Wren's Nest and the Uncle Remus Museum

The Uncle Remus museum is located in Eatonton, the birthplace of Joel Chandler Harris.  To find the museum go to Turner Park, just three blocks south of the Eatonton courthouse.  If you are a fan of the Uncle Remus stories you’ll love experiencing this charming log cabin museum. 
To see one of the oldest homes in Atlanta and to learn more about Joel chandler Harris and the Uncle Remus stories you must visit The Wrens Next which was home to Harris until 1908. This delightful Queen Anne Victorian home has something for children and adults alike.

Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts

Though not a traditional museum this community of Georgia artist has a public gallery full of various artwork created by Georgia’s artist.  The Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts is located in the beautiful Tallulah Gorge State Park and it’s highly recommended that you view the gorge and spend some time in the Tallulah and Clayton area enjoying the mountain community.

Georgia Capital Museum

The Georgia Capital Museum lives right in the state capital of Georgia.  This is a fun museum for children and adults alike with opportunities to learn about the history of Georgia, see unique animal specimens, and learn about the controversial history of Georgia’s state flags

The King Center

Atlanta is the city too busy to hate but so that history doesn’t repeat itself Atlanta has memorialized Dr. King and others that helped to make Atlanta and the United States the modern place that it is today.  Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and pay tribute to him and his family.  The Website is a learning experience as well.

Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

This museum is full of things near and dear to President Jimmy Carter as well as the state of Georgia.  You’ll find a vast amount of educational resources at the Website and the museum.

Museum of Aviation-Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame

This museum is a must see for lovers of aviation and aviation history.  There are over 75 aircraft ranging from bombers and fighters to helicopters and drones.  Check site for directions and hours.

Booth Museum

This museum doesn’t fit its surroundings in Cartersville, Georgia but is still a treat to visit.  Once inside you are transported to the American West where you can enjoy Western art and a collection of Western movie art and posters.  Kids and those that love old Westerns love this place.

King Memorial Atlanta

Photo of King Center by Inspired_N_07