The Ultimate Guide to the High Museum of Art

When you visit the High Museum of Art, you’re not just viewing artwork. The paintings, sculptures, and photographs here take you on a journey to different countries, cultures, and time periods without even leaving the city. Let us be your guide as you open your mind to new ideas and fresh perspectives through the world of art! And, your experience doesn’t end when you step outside the museum’s doors. View our free Travel Guide and discover all of the galleries, museums, and theaters that make Midtown Atlanta the “Heart of the Arts!”

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Where to Start

Outside walkway to the High Museum of Art

The High Museum of Art features over 17,000 works of art throughout three buildings, so you might wonder, “Where do I start?” After a short walk from Stonehurst Place, you’re greeted by incredible architecture that offers a taste of the wonders inside. Walk through the revolving doors, grab your tickets from High Museum of Art box office, and head down the hallway to the Robinson Atrium. Here, you can check your coats, use the bathrooms, and get acquainted with the museum map.

What You’ll See

From there, you’re welcome to enjoy a self-guided tour throughout the Stent Family Wing, the Wieland Pavilion, and the Anne Cox Chambers Wing. Each building is connected, offering an uninterrupted journey through their vast collections. A variety of pieces are sure to catch your eye, whether it’s a painting by Claude Monet, a sculpture from the Mali Empire, or a photograph from Evelyn Hofer. There are even examples of modern and contemporary art that will cause you to stop and gaze in awe. Just make sure you know the High Museum of Art’s hours, because time has a way of slipping by as you lose yourself in the displays!

Visitor Tips and Information

  • General Admission tickets for the High Museum of Art are $14.50 for adults.
  • Enjoy free admission on the second Sunday of each month.
  • Free tours are available from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
  • Feel free to purchase a souvenir from the gift shop on your way out.
  • Visit the Museum of Design Atlanta while you’re in the area. It’s just a short walk away!

Plan Your Visit!

Master Suite at Stonehurst Place

Visiting the High Museum of Art is one of our favorite things to do in Midtown Atlanta, and we hope it becomes one of your favorites as well! Plan the ultimate weekend full of beauty and luxury by staying nearby at Stonehurst Place. You can explore the High Museum of Art, then walk back to our inn to rest your legs, enjoy a glass of wine, and see even more original artwork!

When it comes to luxury, the Master Suite has plenty of it. This beautiful space features a king-size bed with Comphy linens, a cozy sitting area by the fireplace, and heated marble floors. Between the elegant decor and the long list of amenities, you won’t find a better place for relaxation and romance in Midtown Atlanta. See all of our accommodations and reserve your favorite today!

We look forward to seeing you at Stonehurst Place!