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Michael C. Carlos Museum

571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
+1 404-727-4282
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Great little museum

This museum is on the Emory Campus. They have wonderful exhibits of Egyptian mummies. We went on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patty W
Ogden, Utah
Great if you love ancient history!

I'm a student at Emory, and my sister came to visit. Since she's an anthropology and archaeology... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Lizzie H
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The Carlos Museum is one of the Southeast's premier ancient art museums with major collections of art objects from ancient Egypt, Nubia, Near East, Greece, Rome, ancient Americas, Africa, and Asia, as well as a collection of works on paper from the Renaissance to the present.
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  • Average3%
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571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
+1 404-727-4282
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is on the Emory Campus. They have wonderful exhibits of Egyptian mummies. We went on a free day, and it doesn't take too long to do. They have a nice gift shop. They also have a few animal mummies. They have head sets...More

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I'm a student at Emory, and my sister came to visit. Since she's an anthropology and archaeology major, I thought she would enjoy the museum. We loved the ancient Egyptian artifacts. My sister is a huge fan of mummies and we were not disappointed!

Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It's a museum with their items and displays labeled by students at Emory. The descriptions are endless and obviously written by overzealous students who think their every word is gold. The museum is nice and clean, but I'm surprised it costs as much as it...More

Thank Trishna16
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I never tire of visiting this small but exquisite museum. It is on Emory University campus and is a must-see experience for locals as well as visitors. There are educational opportunities for all ages, lectures on a variety of historic,cultural and artistic topics for adults,...More

Thank Jane Y
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This museum has objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, Africa and the ancient Americas. What pleasantly surprised us is the quality of the objects in such a small space. By contrast, we spent three full days in the Met in NYC and...More

Thank Valinor
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The layout of the museum is very well done. Enjoyed the maps showing the reach of each civilization being represented. As Georgia residents we were able to take advantage of using one of the museum passes available at our county library

Thank travelpal600
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had heard of the Eyptian section but were still surprised by how extensive and indepth it was. Felt like it is a hidden gem of a museum.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Carlos Museum is one of Atlanta's most underrated and unknown treasures. The permanent exhibitions are amazing, and they usually have rotating ones as well. And, there are free concerts there several times a moth which are the best cultural deal in Atlanta!

Thank William R
Reviewed 11 February 2017

While the offerings are bright and shiny, and Staff is polite and helpful, this is a classic museum. Off limits, red velvet ropes, plinths, etc. There are a few things for kids to do, but not much. Older kids, and families with 2 or fewer...More

1  Thank AshleyKPeach
Reviewed 9 February 2017

In the middle of Emory tucked away among the academic buildings on the quadrangle is a marvelous little museum filled with antiquities and a full schedule of exhibitions and events. Want mummies? Want Moche vessels? Marble busts of Roman notables? This is the place. Be...More

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8 July 2015|
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Response from Lori B | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $8 Students, Seniors, and Children (ages 6-17): $6 (Children ages 5 and under free) Carlos Museum Members: Free - Become a member Emory University Students, Faculty, and Staff: Free with Emory ID Audio guide rental... More