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Maintaining the largest collection of ancient art in the Southeast, the Museum houses more than 16,ooo objects ranging from 9,ooo year-old idols to contemporary photographs.
From the Egyptian Gallery to the Classical Court to the Ancient American and African galleries, the Museum is a unique treasure among Atlanta’s cultural attractions. The Museum offers exciting special exhibitions throughout the year drawn from its own collections and from others around the world. There is always something new to see.
The Michael C. Carlos Museum is located on the main Quadrangle of Emory University, near the university entrance on North Decatur Road at Oxford Road. Visitor parking is available in the Boisfeullet Jones Visitor Lot off Dowman Drive, the main entrance road, or you may take your first right entering the campus and proceed to Fishhurne Parking Deck.
The Museum is located at 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, Georgia 30322.
Free parking is also allowed anywhere on campus except in 24-hour restricted areas or reserved spaces.
Public Transportation: MARTA bus line 6 Emory from Candler Park & Lindbergh stations or 36 North Decatur from Avondale and Arts Center stations.
HOURS: Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m; Sunday: 12 noon – 5 p.m; Closed major holidays.
Students, Seniors and Children ages 6-17: $6
(Children ages 5 and under free)
Audio guide rental: $2
Group tours: Advanced booking required for weekday or weekend groups of ten or more.
For reservations and more information, call (404) 727-4282 or visit online at Carlos.Emory.edu