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Watch The Opening Ceremony For The Tokyo Olympics At Atlanta History Center

By Jack Rattenbury

Watch The Opening Ceremony For The Tokyo Olympics At Atlanta History Center

Watch the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics 2021 at Atlanta History Center.

The Tokyo Olympic Games kick off this week, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the 1996 Games here in Atlanta. The Atlanta History Center will host opening and closing ceremony watch parties for free, with a current exhibition o offer at the center, expanding on memories of Atlanta’s Olympic and Paralympic history.

On Friday, July 23, we’re invited to the Atlanta History Center to celebrate Atlanta’s 25th Olympic anniversary, as well as the start of Tokyo 2021. The screening of the Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony at their Buckhead campus begins at 7am, with registration recommended (link below)

All of those in attendance will receive free admission to Atlanta History Center until 1pm and are welcome to explore all 33 acres of our campus, including our newest exhibition honoring Atlanta’s Olympic History.

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The exhibition, Atlanta ’96, tells new stories and expands on memories of the city’s Olympic and Paralympic history. Drawn from Atlanta History Center’s distinctive collections, the exhibition creates a visitor experience filled with iconic and unexpected objects. It includes memorabilia from athletes and fans, archival materials that look behind the scenes at the experience of a host city, vintage video footage, and specially developed touchless interactive activities.

Atlanta ’96: Shaping an Olympic and Paralympic City at the Atlanta History Center

You’ll also be able to catch the Opening Ceremony for the Tokyo Paralympics Games, beginning at 7 a.m on August 24.Complimentary BRASH coffee and light snacks will be provided. Admission is free; registration is encouraged. Register Here.