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We are the Smithsonian
in Your Neighborhood

The General Locomotive The Southern Museum

School Programs

Whether you’re looking to plan a customized field trip to the Museum or would like Museum educators to visit your school, the Southern Museum’s educational programs reinforce classroom learning by connecting historical information with actual artifacts.  Supporting your classroom work with hands-on interaction will help students retain more information. The Museum offers a variety of tours and lectures that can be tailored to the age and skill level of your group. Follow our Early Education page on Facebook for news and updates.

Early Education
Learn more about our preschool programs. Learn More »

Grade School
Learn more about programs for students grades 3-12. Learn More »

Field Trips
Book an exciting educational student field trip or group tour at a world-class Atlanta museum! Learn More »

School Outreach
Let the Museum visit your school! Learn More »

Jolley Education Center
Kids can experience history through hands-on exhibits and interactive displays. Learn More »

Homeschool Programs
Homeschooled students of all ages can now explore the Southern Museum's exhibits for a special rate. Learn More »

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Our Current Exhibits

The GeneralThe Great Locomotive Chase Railroads ExhibitRailroads: Lifelines of the Civil War Glover FactoryGlover Machine Works Family Fun in the Education CenterThe Jolley Education Center Special ExhibitSPECIAL: "1864" (May 3-July 20)