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Swan House

130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
+1 404-814-4000
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130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

I've seen many historic homes and some palaces in Europe and this home is up there with the best. The costumed guides were truly wonderful and unforgettable and the views....wow!

Thank CLMT2017
Reviewed 18 June 2017

One of my absolute favorite places to go! Tucked in Buckhead area, you wouldn't think the Atlanta History Center would have 22 acres behind it of peaceful & beautiful gardens, and the Swan House. Staff in character made the self-tour so interactive on every level...More

Thank grudolph7
Reviewed 16 June 2017

They do a kind of "mini Williams-burg" with the actors/actresses doing role playing and in character and time This helps with the immersion into the history. There is a Model T outside in great condition. The home itself is very interesting and the architect's private...More

Thank Dana P
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

What a special place ! Well worth a visit. Well worth taking time to step back in time and see this home lovingly restored - actors take parts to lend to the authenticity.

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The actors/guides provided an entertaining and enlightening look into the private lives of an interesting family from a different time.

Thank AlsoATraveler
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Travel back in time with a lovely tour of Swan house and gardens! Discover the exquisite art and antiques in the basement, and explore the beautiful rooms once used for the elaborate parties of Atlanta's wealthy Inman family. Take a leisurely walk in the gardens,...More

Thank julesmelrose13
Reviewed 9 June 2017

First of all, this is part of the Atlanta History Center, not a separate attraction, so you have to have a visitor badge from the history center in order to visit. Our GPS took us to the Swan Carriage House so when we walked to...More

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Built in 1928 for the very rich cotton moguls Edward and Emily Inman this fine house stands in gardens a few minutes walk from the Historical Center. The venue has been used in a few movies including the Hunger Game franchise and seems a popular...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Swan House is an outstanding example of what wealth could build in the early twentieth century. The guides are informed and entertaining. The house's history and cinematic backdrop for movies is interesting to learn as you explore.

Thank John F
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Visited this mansion and found it to very interesting. The greeters are friendly and the mansion is well worth the visit. This site is in the Historical Center complex so you can walk to the mansion and visit the adjoining gardens. This place is a...More

Thank rp-yp
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shugaNM
8 April 2017|
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Response from jmcayrshire | Reviewed this property |
The history museum is very interesting but takes time. The Swan House is also superb. Make time for the cafeteria lunch in the history museum the food is delicious but gets very busy around lunch time - go early to eat we... More
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RDC72
13 February 2017|
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Response from sijohnt | Reviewed this property |
We did them on our own. Your visit to the Atlanta History Center ($16.50 last year/ Mitchell House admission is also included) will take several hours.There is much to see. We spent around five and a half hours and that... More
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catalinasd_26
27 January 2017|
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Response from sco3030 | Reviewed this property |
No it is included in the price of admission for the Atlanta History Center which is wonderful. Maybe I'm a bit biased being that I am originally from Atlanta. Still it is a great place but if you go to the History Center... More
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