Free Attractions

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

(The Contemporary)

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center exhibits works by

consequential local, regional, national, and international artists and offers regularly scheduled programs (lectures, film screenings, tours, etc.) and events. The SHOP features locally produced merchandise. Thursdays are Free and open until 8pm.

535 Means Street, NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone: 404-688-1970

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Piedmont Park

Located just 1/2 miles from the Jewish community of Toco Hills, Piedmont Park is one of the largest green spaces in the city, which includes playgrounds for children of varying ages, baseball, soccer and football fields, and public tennis courts. Piedmont Park's sidewalks are one of the many PATH trails for pedestrians, bikers and rollerblading.

Piedmont Park Dog Park, is an enclosed area where dogs can play off-leash.

400 Park Drive NE

Atlanta, GA 30306

Atlantic Station

Atlantic Station also features national-brand and specialty retailers like Dillards, DSW and Old Navy, an 18-screen Regal Cinemas theater, home furnishings attraction IKEA, a high end bowling alley.

245 18th Street NE

Atlanta, GA 30363

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

Visitors can pay their respects at Dr. King's original grave-site and current tomb. Take a tour of his boyhood home, Ebenezer Baptist Church and historic Fire Station No. 6 - one of the South's first desegregated fire houses, which now serves the community with free exhibits. Walk in the footsteps of a hero at the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame, the only walkway to feature authentic shoe prints of civil rights pioneers.

Martin Luther King, Jr. National

Historic Site Admission Fees

Admission is free; however, donations are welcome.

King, Jr. National Historic Site Tours

The National Park Service offers free guided tours of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birth home. Pick up a timed ticket at the information desk inside Freedom Hall at The King Center.

450 Auburn Avenue, NE

Atlanta, GA 30312-1525

Headquarters: (404) 331-5190

Visitors Information: (404) 331-6922


Georgia State Capitol

The Georgia State Capitol is open to the public 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and is closed on weekends and holidays

206 Washington Street

Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone: 404-656-2846