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Art and Culture in and Around Buckhead

Hotel near Buckhead Theatre + Cultural Staples

Our Hotel near Atlanta's Cultural Attractions

With a history that traverses the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement and into the 21st century, and a metro population that now stands at close to 6 million, Atlanta has become a bastion of world-class art and culture.

The Atlanta History Center

Less than a mile from Kimpton Sylvan Hotel, this 33-acre destination is home to captivating gardens, a museum, a farm, two historic homes and the world’s largest oil painting: a cyclorama depicting the Battle of Atlanta.

(404) 814-4000

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Music & Performance Venues

Around the corner from the hotel you’ll find Buckhead Theatre and Chastain Park Amphitheatre, both intimate venues showcasing a variety of musical genres.

Performing arts thrive at Midtown’s opulent Fox Theatre, Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony Hall.

Buckhead Theatre: Map and Directions
Chastain Park Amphitheater: Map and Directions
Fox Theatre: Map and Directions
Alliance Theatre: Map and Directions
Atlanta Symphony Hall: Map and Directions


Aficionados of visual art will love perusing the galleries of Bennett StreetMiami Circle and Buckhead Village.

Bennett Street: Map and Directions
Miami Circle: Map and Directions
Buckhead Village: Map and Directions


Discover classic and contemporary art at the High MuseumMODA (Museum of Design Atlanta) and the fashion museum SCAD FASH. (Be on the lookout for Tiny Doors ATL, an art installation of colorful 7-inch doors all around the city.)

High Museum of Art: Map and Directions
Moda: Map and Directions
SCAD FASH: Map and Directions

The King Center

Don’t miss a visit to The King Center, honoring the life and legacy of Atlanta native son Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

(404) 526-8900

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The Carter Center

Not far from The King Center is The Carter Center, the only presidential library in the Southeast, featuring a replica of the Oval Office.

(404) 420-5100

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The Margaret Mitchell House

Fans of Gone With the Wind can tour the Margaret Mitchell House, where the author penned the Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

The ultimate LEGO experience in Atlanta, LEGOLAND Discover Center features MINILAND, Great LEGO Race VR, a LEGO 4D Cinema and much more.

(404) 848-9252

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Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden offers 30 acres of gorgeous gardens, adjacent to Atlanta’s Piedmont Park. Features include Orchid Daze, the Garden’s annual indoor plant exhibition, an impressive permanent art collection set amongst the gardens and more.

(404) 876-5859

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