A distinct hotel near Trap Music Museum in Atlanta
Almost without trying, you can wander from our doorstep to destinations where art, music, history, nature — even puppetry — are elevated to their due worth. Some are within walking distance; others are a short MARTA or Uber ride away. When you feel the need for a rush of artistic exhilaration, here’s a fine list to begin with. Our Guest Services Team will be happy to share suggestions with you, as well.Art and Music Museums
- Peruse more than 18,000 works of art the High Museum of Art (aka, “the High”), featuring fine art, photography and self-taught work by legendary artists.
- Catch intriguing exhibits like survival architecture, design justice and designing playful cities at Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA).
- Celebrate film and fashion at SCAD FASH, on the Atlanta campus of the renowned Savannah College of Art & Design.
- Discover Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, the nation’s only museum focusing on art by women of the African Diaspora.
- Whether you have kids in tow or you’re looking for a unique date night, see an enchanting performance at the Center for Puppetry Arts.
- For a dynamic look some of hip hop music’s most iconic trap music stars, visit Trap Music Museum in West Atlanta.
- Explore many of Atlanta’s famous Black history sites along Auburn Avenue, including a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his dream of equality for all at The King Center. Visit the home where Dr. King was born and the church where he preached at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park.
- At the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, sit at a lunch counter that simulates Freedom Riders protests or document your own story in the oral history booth.
- Atlanta is one of only two cities boasting two Nobel Peace Prize winners — Dr. King and President Jimmy Carter. Explore the latter’s legacy at The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, featuring gorgeous gardens and a replica of the Oval Office.
- Fans of Gone With the Wind can tour the Margaret Mitchell House, where the author penned the Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
- The Fernbank Museum of Natural History is home to the world’s largest dinosaurs, an innovative kids’ wing and an “after dark” cocktail event for science-minded grownups the second Friday of the month.
- Sports fans will get pumped up at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, complete with a 45-yard indoor football field and interactive exhibits.