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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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Not all staff can answer basic questions

I have visited this museum in the past, but today used the audio tour for the first time. Since I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
panpanda
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Amazing

Visited here to get extra credit for my AP Art History class. The museum is small and well done... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Shaggsmyman
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Atlanta, Georgia
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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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571 S Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1120
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have visited this museum in the past, but today used the audio tour for the first time. Since I know little about the ancient world, the audio tour helped my understanding of what I was viewing. Highly recommend the audio tour. Asked the guards...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Visited here to get extra credit for my AP Art History class. The museum is small and well done. They have art from all over the world and they had a really cool special exhibit when I visited. We parked and walked about 5 minutes...More

Thank Shaggsmyman
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Lucky Emory undergrads can study art from mummies to Greek and Roman art and pre-Columbian artifacts at the world class Carlos museum. Take a trip to where the coeds go to view an amazing collection just off the Coca-Cola quad.

Thank hrs314
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A place to inspire, inquire and learn with little effort...once you walk in to any of the fine galleries you walk on a historic timeline! Ages of beauty and knowledge are all around you...not at all a stuffy museum with dusty glass cases, look at...More

Thank djharts
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I recently visited the Carlos Museum with my husband and two children (ages 8 and 9). It was a repeat visit for me, but a first visit for the rest of the family. The kids were fascinated by the exhibits, and our visit was one...More

Thank luckydog57
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I must say I could not beleive that this Emory museum has tremendous amount of specimens and ancient treasures. With no fee and just a small donation, you will certainly enjoy top notch museum collection. I was amazed that they even host mummies here. If...More

Thank Nat K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A great museum on the Emory Campus that is overlooked and unknown to many. Great artefacts and one of the few museums in Atlanta. Well worth a visit.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is wonderful! They have so many artifacts that are amazing to see. We did the audio tour, which was very informative. It is like the British Museum in London but on a smaller scale. I highly recommend!

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We purchased admission for four with audio through Groupon for an awesome deal. Our oldest granddaughter (11) has always been fascinated with Egypt and anything from that time period. We spent a lovely afternoon exploring the exhibits and learning about life in Ancient Egypt. We...More

Thank Techgirl1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Although I have been here several times, I have never finished it all! I love this museum particularly, because I was that kid reading all the backlog of National Geographics. In my opinion, this museum is a great place to spend the day. Everytime I...More

Thank futuretraveler_11
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langee2
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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
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