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David J. Sencer CDC Museum

1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-4018
+1 404-639-0830
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Interesting

I chose to go to the center with a group and found it to be very good. Information was on point... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bobbiebanks2135
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Stockbridge, Georgia
Limited access & topics

It was an interesting experience, you have to go through security to enter, but I had hoped for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ana P
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Sacile, Italy
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The David J. Sencer CDC Museum features both permanent and changing exhibits that focus on a variety of public health topics. Permanent exhibits include the Global Symphony, an unparalleled multi-media installation and the Roots of CDC, which traces the origins and early history of CDC through 1976. Both self-guided and guided tours are available.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-4018
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+1 404-639-0830
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I chose to go to the center with a group and found it to be very good. Information was on point. Could use more RECENT things, updated yearly.. however; it was a great experience and Yes, t was FREE!!!!

Thank bobbiebanks2135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an interesting experience, you have to go through security to enter, but I had hoped for more interesting exhibits. They covered a few main topics (mostly Ebola) and the size of the museum isn't that big. I'm assuming they change the topics frequently.

Thank Ana P
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Was disappointed by the museum. Lots of written materials and not all that much to look at. Can be crowded with school groups. Glad I went, but won't go back.

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

I had about 2 hours to kill before heading to the airport from Emory. Found the museum very interesting and it’s free! Plan on about 1 to 2 hours depending on how much you like to read

Thank ppochiro
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

It's an unusual museum. I've been to a few museums on the history of medicine around the world. But this is not one of them; it's about CDC's history and what it has done, especially about epidemics in recent history. I, for one, would like...More

Thank timfl2016
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

I was attending a meeting in the area and found out about this museum on Trip Advisor. As a physician, I’m committed to improving public health and the CDC is the best organization in the world in this regard. As others have mentioned, you do...More

Thank LotsaTraveling
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

I've lived here forever and just found out about this museum!! We went last week for a homeschool field trip and had such a great time. Very informative and my 14 year old learned quite a bit. Exhibits included Ebola, AIDS, Smallpox, Legionnaires Disease, and...More

Thank A. R
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

You know you're going to a fun museum when you get your ID checked twice, bags scanned, and car searched. The CDC is a high security free museum that is just a short taxi ride away from a few MARTA stops. The museum consists of...More

Thank Chris N
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

The CDC museum is a must-see! The museum shows the history of the CDC and their contributions to the public health and well being over the years. It's free admission and free parking, so you can't beat it! I've seen some complaints about the amount...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

As a work in the field of microbiology I find these studies fascinating, but I imagined a museum that was a little bigger or with more biosafety level equipment 4 exposed. But I think it was worth the visit. The Museum holds exhibits that represent...More

Thank Joseli_Nogueia
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August 17, 2016|
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Response from GreenUnicorn | Reviewed this property |
Free admission and parking after you go through security and they check out your vehicle.
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