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Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 16:45
Open today: 09:00 - 16:45
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Lovely place for book reading

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is s lovely setting for a book reading. The flowers were springing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Very good history and politics education

We spent 3 hours there well worth the price. I did not remember about the baseball bat wielding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Carter Presidential Library and Museum re-opens October 1, 2009 as an all-new,state-of-the-art museum tracing the life and work of President Jimmy Carter, from his childhood in Plains to the work he and Mrs. Carter do around the world to promote...more
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441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1496
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is s lovely setting for a book reading. The flowers were springing up and s feast for the eyes on the way to the theater. The seats are comfortable. The security guard offered us a ride since it is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3 hours there well worth the price. I did not remember about the baseball bat wielding former racist Governor that Carter best. Georgia never look back. The section on negotiations with Sadat and Begin with behind the scene stories. If you don’t know...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To better understand and appreciate Jimmy Carter presidency. He made only one mandate which was made difficult with the Teheran hostages crisis. A very interesting museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second visit to a Presidential Library and I always enjoy learning more about the man that spent time as President. This visit was to the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s beautiful and well done. I have a new...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really knew very little about the Carters and found this library was an eye opener to all this couple have done and continue to do. I was impressed by their devotion not only to their country but to each other. Married for 70 years...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Great historical tour & gardens. Lots of great information on Jimmy Carter's life and presidency. Don't skip extra time walking around the gardens.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

We’ve been to six other Presidential Libraries and have come to expect each one is dedicated to presenting their subject in the best possible light. The Carter Library does this too but in a subtle way that does not try to rewrite history, merely makes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019

Could have stayed longer. New regard for Jimmy Carter as a Naval Academy grad, community leader in Plains, politician and POTUS. What a contrast to POTUS in office today.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Georgew41
Reviewed 7 January 2019

This visit capped off my tour of Presidential Libraries! All 13! (an accomplishment honored by a beautiful Presidential Seal glass paper weight presented on the spot ) Didn't realize when I started how interested and involved I would get in seeing each museum. I now...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 7 January 2019

A wonderful Museum with so much information on American History and President Carter. Relly worth a visit when in Atlanta.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Denise R
13 November 2018|
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Response from carolynsD4326DE | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Marietta and drove to the library in about 20 minutes. Of course, we waited until after the a.m. rush hour traffic to start but went by interstate. While Atlanta traffic can be unpredictable, we had no issues... More
4 July 2018|
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According to the website, the nearest MARTA station is Inman Park and it's a 25 minute walk. 1.Follow the signs pointing to Inman Park to exit the MARTA station. 2. At street level, turn right and walk to the edge of... More
Sue W
3 April 2018|
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Parking is free and easy to get to. Good luck!