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Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

571 South Kilgo Circle Northeast, Atlanta

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University Visit for Two or Four with Audio Tour (Up to 42% Off)

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Discover the stories of civilizations through more than 17,000 works of art from ancient Egypt and the Americas to Africa and Asia

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Nick
1 ratings1 reviews
March 14, 2020
amazing collection! definitely worth the trip!
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Destiny
1 ratings1 reviews
March 10, 2020
I enjoyed my time there very family friendly very educational everything was just extremely gorgeous but the employees were terrible In the audio wasn’t working
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Amy
10 ratings3 reviews
March 9, 2020
Wonderful museum
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SamuelTOP REVIEWER
9 ratings9 reviews
March 8, 2020
Very nice museum. My two hyper teen grandchildren calmed right down and enjoyed every minute of it. Definitely get the audio tour. It made it even more amazing.
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uniqueTOP REVIEWER
24 ratings17 reviews
March 3, 2020
Amazing museum a must see!
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adrian
2 ratings1 reviews
March 1, 2020
Beautiful collection from around the world. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. A great way to spend an afternoon.
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Olivia
1 ratings1 reviews
February 29, 2020
I really enjoy being my kids here. I enjoyed the experience. I will be back again.
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Yvonne
2 ratings1 reviews
February 28, 2020
It was educational, inspiring, historical, and fascinating artwork from various cultures. I would definitely recommend it for those who are into art and history.
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

$13 for a museum audio-tour package for two (a $20 total value)
$23 for a museum audio tour package for four (a $40 total value)

  • Museum admission (an $8 value per person)
  • Self-guided audio tour (a $2 value per person)

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased. May be repurchased every 30 days. Limit 1 per visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

Tiberius, Rome's second emperor, stares at each visitor who enters the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University. His eyes are steady, his expression one of quiet contemplation, and his head—thanks to the Museum's in-house conservation team—a vision of white Parian marble. The Museum, located on Emory University's campus, exhibits more than 17,000 artifacts like this one. Through diverse displays, they transport visitors back to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Greece, Rome, the Near East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Tiberius is certainly one of the Museum's more prominent pieces, but it is by no means the oldest. The Greek and Roman collection encompasses Neolithic works that stretch back to 4,000 BC. Egyptian exhibits travel back even further into civilization's earliest prehistory. Many of the coffins and mummies come from one of Emory's own, Professor William Shelton. He traveled to Egypt in 1920, and among other things, brought back the oldest Egyptian mummy in the Americas, the Old Kingdom Mummy.

Other galleries contain 2,300 objects from the ancient Americas. More still travel deep into South Asia, allowing visitors to view one of the Museum's more significant pieces: a rare sculpture of the 18-armed cosmic Vishnu above his numerous attendants—a reflection of the stunning artistry of India's medieval period.

Such a sprawling and eclectic collection would perhaps be overwhelming if not for the Museum's educational programs. History and art experts lead tours and teach classes for both adults and children, including a regularly occurring session on Saturdays known as "Artful Stories at the Museum." During these free events, kids hear stories of ancient civilizations, before creating their own works of art based on the day's teachings.