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Enjoy a Piece of History at Atlanta’s Swan House

Enjoy a Piece of History at Atlanta’s Swan House Photo: R. Cotton Alston, Jr., HABS photographer

When planning your trip to Atlanta, Georgia, don’t forget to pencil-in a visit to one of the state’s most famous historic sites, Swan House!  Originally built for the wealthy Inman family in 1928, this gorgeous mansion was designed by acclaimed architect, Phillip Trammell Shutze.  This experience offers visitors a special glimpse into the extravagant lifestyle of one of Atlanta’s most wealthy and powerful families!

 

Useful Visitor Resources

Swan House visitors have the option of purchasing a personal audio tour of the house.  Visitors can get the inside scoop on the mansion’s history while strolling through opulent bedrooms, hallways, dining rooms, an impressive library, and so much more!

You can even book professional guided tours of Swan House, hosted by knowledgeable docents and volunteers.  Your admission to the Swan House also covers entry to the Atlanta History Museum, The Centennial Olympic Games Museum, the historic Smith Family Farm, and nearly 33 acres of beautiful gardens!

 

Experience The Inman Family Lifestyle

This breathtaking mansion earned its name from the reoccurring swan theme in the home.  Designed in an opulent, classical style, the home was originally an entertaining home for family guests.  Visitors can view these special entertaining rooms that hosted Mrs. Inman’s lavish parties for members of Georgia’s high society.

Aside from the exquisite architecture of Swan House, visitors can view memorabilia like racing trophies, old family photos, artwork and some of the most expensive decorative Items of the era!

One of the most intriguing parts of the Swan house tour is the kitchen, where visitors get up close and personal with some of the most advanced cooking technology of the time.  Guests have the opportunity to view custom-made plate warmers, an original 1936 magic chef’s stove, and the kitchen staff’s sprawling pantry. 

Information

Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm Sunday: noon - 5:30 pm
Address/Map:  130 West Paces Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (404) 814-400
Website: Plan your visit to Atlanta’s Swan House