The Atlanta History Center will host an insightful weekend of activities for MLK Day!
There’s so much to do to commemorate Martin Luther King in his hometown on MLK Day! One of the many fantastic offerings includes The Atlanta History Center’s weekend celebration. The beloved center will host a commemoration on January 16, celebrating the federal holiday and honoring the legacy of the Atlanta-born civil rights leader.
Atlanta History Center is an all-inclusive, 33 acre destination. Their campus features on of the nation’s largest history museums, including the Cyclorama: The Big Picture experience; three historic houses; Goizueta Gardens; and the Kenan Research Center.
Beginning at 10 a.m. at the Atlanta History Center’s Buckhead campus, guests can enjoy ongoing activities and free access to a variety of exhibitions. From activities for the little ones to the African American Civil War Experience at the Turning Point exhibition in DuBose Gallery, with events scheduled every half hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The exhibition invites visitors to take on the life of a real Civil War soldier who volunteered for the United States Colored Troops in an interactive simulation meets immersive experience. This specific exhibit is recommended for ages eight and up, with parental discretion advised.
There will be so much more happening throughout the day, like civil rights-themed trivia, crafts, choir performances, as well as free access to their exhibitions, so don’t miss out y’all.
Tickets to Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023 are free, but making a reservation is advised. Click here to reserve your free spot.
You can find the Atlanta History Center at 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, 30305. For more events taking place in Atlanta on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, keep your eyes peeled on Secret Atlanta.
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