visit hammonds house museum
Hammonds House Museum
503 Peeples Street, SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310
The Hammonds House Museum will be CLOSED January 10-January 18 for installation. Join us on January 19 for the opening of Carrie Mae Weems: From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried & Selected Works.
Wednesday - Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and National Holidays
FREE - Museum Members
$7.00 - Adults
$3.00 - Students & Seniors (55 and over)
Guided tours by Hammonds House Docents are offered to groups of 10 or more on Wednesday - Friday, 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Guided tours give an overview of the home's colorful history, describe the impressive permanent art collection and provide an in-depth walk through the current exhibition.
Free - Museum Members
$8.00 per person | $10.00 per person with hands-on activity
West End Cultural Connection
The Hammonds House Museum and the Wren's Nest House Museum have partnered to offer a West End Cultural Connection tour of both historic homes. Groups may take the 8 minute walk between the two museums or a 2 minute car ride. Ample parking is available at both sites.
Admission to the Wren’s Nest & Hammonds House Museum
$8 per person (2 hours, minimum 15 people)
+ Wren’s Nest Rambler or Hammonds House Museum Hands-On Activity
$10 per person (3 hours, minimum 15 people)
From the East (I-20 West)
I-20 West to Exit 55 A- West End & Joseph E. Lowry Blvd. Exit (Old Ashby Street)
Turn Left at Lowery, go (2) two traffic lights to Abernathy Blvd and turn right. Continue on Abernathy Blvd (2) two lights to Lawton Street. Turn right on to Lawton, go two (2) lights to Lucille Street and turn right. The Parking lot will be on your right in the middle of the block.
From the West (I-20 East or I-75/85)
I-20 East to Exit 55A- West End & Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. Exit. Turn right at Lowery, go (1) one traffic light to Abernathy Blvd and turn right. Continue (2) lights to Lawton Street and turn right. Go (2) two lights to Lucille and turn right. The parking lot will be on your right in the middle of the block. Follow sign to front entrance.
Entrance for the physically challenged
After turning onto Peeples Street off of Ralph David Abernathy, make the first left onto Oak Street. Immediately behind the first House will be a paved alley, turn right and continue to the fence. There will be a parking space, special stairs and a mechanical lift. Please call 404-612-0481 in advance. A staff member will have to open the rear entrance and assist you with the lift.
MARTA Bus Information
From the West End MARTA Station, transfer to the #71 Cascade Bus. The bus will make a stop at the corner of Peeples Street and Ralph David Abernathy Blvd (4 Minutes)- Walk North (2) blocks.
From West Lake Station, take the #67 Westview Bus to Peeples Street & Oak Street