Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, Atlanta

4.5
#6 of 35 in Museums in Atlanta
Learn about Jimmy Carter’s life and presidency as you explore Jimmy Carter Library & Museum. Walk through a replica of the Oval Office and see Jimmy Carter’s Nobel Peace Prize, his Grammy, old campaign posters, memorabilia, and other materials relating to his presidency. Tour the exhibits to read about his presidency and family and watch a video about his life in the theater. You can also walk through the large Japanese gardens outside. Use our Atlanta visit planner to add Jimmy Carter Library & Museum and other attractions to your Atlanta vacation plans.
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  • The Jimmy Carter Library was very nice. It was very informative and I learned several things I did not know about him. They also have a special exhibit right now about movies made in Georgia. I really...  more »
  • We have visited a few presidential museums now, and this one falls in the middle of the pack. All of them (with the possible exception of Nixon's, which is more objective) are intended to present the ...  more »
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  • Like many others that posted here, I was blown away by how incredible this place was. Sure, Jimmy Carter may not have been a very effective President, but he and his wife are two of the most decent humans to ever live, and especially two of the most charitable and genuine people to have been in the White House. Carter was by far most effective in his post presidency work, which is remarkable. The museum is full of awesome features, even for kids, including a very cool replica of the Oval Office. The gardens are spectacular, just topping off such a well done site. If you’re in Atlanta, you will not regret stopping here for a couple of hours!!
  • Beautiful landscaping, wonderful area. Went on a Saturday so the farmers market was there. Picked up some fresh fruit on my way out. The lobby is large and spacious. Will be coming back soon to watch Georgia on my Screen!!

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