Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum, Atlanta

3.9
#14 of 35 in Museums in Atlanta
Learn about the Civil War through pictures and artifacts, including a 13 m (42 ft) high cyclorama depicting the battle of Atlanta, at Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum. Step inside the 109 m (358 ft) long, 360-degree oil painting, and take a seat as it slowly rotates around you to offer you a complete view. The vivid details of the battle are enhanced with music, narration, sound, and lighting effects to provide the full experience of the historic fight. Explore the rest of the museum to find the 1862 steam locomotive from the pursuit of the train called the General in the Great Locomotive Chase. The museum also offers a short film on the Atlanta Campaign narrated by James Earl Jones, as well as paintings and artifacts from the war. To visit Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum and other attractions in Atlanta, use our Atlanta route planner.
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  • Excellent place, well-staffed. The cyclorama was quite a delight to observe. Highly recommended for children and adults alike.  more »
  • I have seen the Cyclorama at various times in the past 50 years in Grant Park and was never impressed. Was honestly bored and very put-off by its boasting of the Confederate army and “wins” and more p...  more »

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