Metro Atlanta sites to open for free as part of ‘Super Museum Sunday’

10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 Things to Do in Atlanta
Vino Wong
Norcross resident Paisha Girtmon walks through the 12,000 square-foot museum of The Millennium Gate.

More than 90 historical sites and museums across Georgia will open for free this weekend.

The statewide celebration of “Super Museum Sunday” allows guests to check out the cultural sites at no charge. The yearly event helps mark the end of the Georgia History Festival, a six-month educational program

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Here are the participating places in metro Atlanta:

• Millennium Gate Museum395 17th St. NW, Atlanta

• SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion & Film1600 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta

• Seven Springs Museum at the Bodiford House4355 Marietta St., Powder Springs

• Marietta Museum of History1 Depot St., Marietta

• Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw

• William Root House Museum and Garden80 N. Marietta Parkway NW, Marietta

• Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site4432 Mt Tabor Church Road, Dallas

See a list of all the points of interest here.

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