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Contact Info
441 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia
30307-1498
Tel: 404-865-7100
Fax: 404-865-7102

Museum Admission
Adults: $8
Seniors (60+), Military, and Students with IDs: $6
16 and under: free
Last Admissions Sales Time is 4:15pm
Parking: Free
Online Admission
Online Museum Store


Group Tours
Call: 404-865-7114

Museum Hours
M - Sat: 9:00am - 4:45pm
Sun: 12 noon - 4:45pm
Last Admissions Sales Time is 4:15pm
CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day


Research Library Hours
M - F: 8:30am - 4:30pm
CLOSED SATURDAY, SUNDAY AND ALL FEDERAL HOLIDAYS

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Carter Center
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
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Welcome to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration, a Federal government agency.

If you would like to contact President and Mrs. Carter or the Carter Center staff, please visit www.cartercenter.org


NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS


  • EXHIBIT - NOW OPEN!! "The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change"/artwork by Brian Washington/May 14, 2016 - August 7, 2016 - "The Continual Struggle" depicts the pain, sacrifice and emotion of those who fought for freedom during the civil rights movement. This selection of 23 works by artist Brian Washington offers a stark glimpse of those tumultuous times. President Bill Clinton calls it "a powerful and moving vision of America's struggle for equal rights."
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  • NEW CURRICULUM!!! - The President's Travels - The President's Travels is NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD: 19 Units, covering grades 2 - 12, all GPS-correlated, based on primary sources from our holdings, and covering a breadth of content areas: Geography, U. S. History, Civics, Energy & Environment, Human Rights, U. S. Foreign Policy, Science & Health, Current Events, the Middle-East, Segregation & Civil Rights, even Character Education
    [ THE PRESIDENT'S TRAVELS ]

  • FIELD TRIP SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM!!!! - The Jimmy Carter Library & Museum and the Coca-Cola Foundation have generously established funding for the Carter Library to provide transportation funds for Georgia schools to use when bringing students to our newly-renovated museum for educational activities.
    [ FIELD TRIP SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM ]

  • CIVIL WAR HISTORY: Atlanta and Copenhill - An Article written by James A. Yancey, Jr., Former Archivist, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. The Carter Center and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library are located on prime property that has been the scene of several historically significant events during Atlanta's relatively brief history.
    [ THE CIVIL WAR ]

EVENTS & EXHIBITS


  • EXHIBIT!! "The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change"
    Saturday, 5/14/2016 - Sunday, 8/7/2016
    Artwork by Brian Washington. Carter Presidential Library & Museum. Included with Museum Admission. "The Continual Struggle" depicts the pain, sacrifice and emotion of those who fought for freedom during the civil rights movement. This selection of 23 works by artist Brian Washington offers a stark glimpse of those tumultuous times. President Bill Clinton calls it "a powerful and moving vision of America's struggle for equal rights."

  • Byron Motley - "Embracing Cuba"
    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:00pm
    Reading/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum. Free & Open to the Public. "Anyone who has the pleasure of perusing the arresting pages in this right-on-time photograph album will see the source of our enthusiasm. View and enjoy these sensitive photos, and bon voyage." Booklist.

  • Jesmyn Ward - "The Fire This Time"
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7:00pm
    Reading/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free & Open to the Public. National Book Award - winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, "The Fire Next Time", as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays ad poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.

  • Free Screening - "My Brooklyn: the real story behind the takeover of America's hippest city."
    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 6:30-9:00 - Film Screening/Discussion - Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater - Free & Open to the Public
    The Baton Foundation, Inc. and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library will host a free screening of the award-winning film "My Brooklyn: the real story behind the takeover of America's hippest city." Following the screening there will be a panel discussion about gentrification in Atlanta with Senator Vincent Fort, Dr. Deirdre Oakley and Pastor Anthony A.W. Motley.

  • John Viscount - "Writer of the short film Admissions"
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 7:00pm
    Screening/Discussion. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free and Open to the Public. "Admissions" is a short film starring Academy Award nominee James Cromwell that tells a transformational tale about what it takes to find lasting peace. Featuring an Israeli couple and a Palestinian, this modern parable is set in the admissions room for the afterlife. Its purpose is to start a conversation that heals. The screening will be followed by a discussion with writer John Viscount.

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