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High Museum of Art

Atlantas's High Museum of Art is home to more than 12,000 pieces in its permanent collection and includes 19th and 20th century American and decorative art, important and visiting European collections, as well as contemporary art and photography, and African folk art. The museum has an impressive collection of Civil Rights photography.

Address: 1280 West Peachtree Street

Website: www.high.org

Telephone: (404) 733 4444

Transport: Head northeast on Peachtree Street toward Walton Street NW.

Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm (open till 8pm on Thursday); Sunday 12pm-5pm. Closed Mondays.

Admission: $19.50 adults, $12 child aged 6-17 years. Other concessions available.