- The list below includes 276 free or cheap things to do in or near Atlanta, Georgia, including 96 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Parks, Malls and Art Museum.
- From Oakland Cemetery to Piedmont Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Atlanta and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Decatur, Roswell, Alpharetta and Duluth.
At the Atlanta History Center, visitors are welcome to peruse the 33 acres which have numerous exhibitions reflecting Georgia's history, including historic houses, the Centennial Olympic Games museum, gardens, and more.
571 Kilgo Street, Atlanta, GA 30322 MoreLess Info
Held within the main campus of Emory University, the Michael C. Carlos Museum is quite large in size at 45,000 square feet. In fact, it is considered the largest natural history museum in the southeast and features many antiquities.
Recently renovated, the Jimmy Carter Library & Museum is now a state-of-the-art Presidential Library. Inside, visitors can learn about the history of our 39th president, and view a wide array of multimedia and interactive exhibits.
1404 Spring St NW at 18th, Atlanta, GA 30309 MoreLess Info
A museum and arts center, the Center for Puppetry Arts offers workshops, guided tours and performances that foster learning through the art of puppets. A weekend museum tour explores the art and influence of Jim Henson, creator of the muppets.
Lenox Square is a large shopping destination that caters to much of the much of the southeast with brands like Burberry, Louis Vuitton and Fendi. The shopping center also has eateries including Panera Bread and Zinburger.
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800 Cherokee Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 MoreLess Info
Continuously showing since 1893, Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum, takes visitors on a 360-degree visual tour of Battle of Atlanta. This history buff's paradise also includes thousands of Civil War artifacts, documents, and figurines.
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990 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30309 MoreLess Info
The one and only novel by Margaret Mitchell was 'Gone with the Wind,' and it was created in a small apartment that is now contained within the Margaret Mitchell House & Museum. Guests can view the actual place where the novel was written and view exhibits on the author herself.