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Margaret Mitchell House


The Margaret Mitchell House serves as a tribute to where Margaret Mitchell lived and worked while writing the novel from 1925 to 1932. Though humble with its red brick and white trim, the Tudor Revival–style apartment building (formerly known as the Crescent Apartments) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Here visitors learn about Mitchell’s life in Atlanta and trivia about her writing of Gone With the Wind.

Guided tours are offered every half-hour and included with admission. An adjacent building houses a Making of the Movie exhibit with exceptional items such as photos from Gone with the Wind’s 1939 Atlanta movie premiere; the portrait of Scarlett O’Hara hanging in the Butler Mansion in the film; and pieces of the original Hollywood movie set.

You can visit the house independently, or as part of a Gone with the Wind tour that includes other key locations from the book and movie, an Atlanta film tour, or a tour of historic Atlanta homes.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 5:30 p.m.