Please note: A portion of the Art of the Americas is closed for repairs. 

Directions and Parking

Museum Location

Michael C. Carlos Museum
571 South Kilgo Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322

 

Parking Decks

Fishburne Deck
Fishburne Lane
Atlanta, GA 30322

Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck
1390 Oxford Road
Atlanta, GA 30322

Visitor Parking Rates

Free 0 — 15 minutes
$4 15 minutes — 1 hour
$6 1 — 2 hours
$8 2 — 3 hours
$10 3 — 4 hours
$12 4 — 24 hours
$25 Lost Ticket

Fishburne Deck parking is free after 5 PM Monday through Friday and on weekends. Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck parking is free after 7 PM Monday through Friday and on weekends.

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Accessible Parking

On weekdays before 4 PM, accessible parking is available in the Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck. Enter the Oxford Road building, and take the elevator to the top (plaza) level. Follow the accessible route path markers to the rear entrance (Plaza Level) of the museum. 

On weekends and after 4 PM Monday through Friday, accessible parking spaces are available on South Kilgo Circle adjacent to the rear entrance on the Plaza Level of the museum. A government-issued hangtag must be displayed. 

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Directions by Public Transportation

From Inman Park and Lindbergh stations, take MARTA bus route 6 Clifton Road / Emory. Avondale and Midtown stations, take MARTA bus route 36 N. Decatur Road / Virginia Highland.

Directions for Buses

Please do not use a GPS if you are arriving in a bus. GPS directions are excellent for personal vehicles, but they do not provide proper access routes for buses. Share this video with your bus driver. 

 

Drop Off and Pick-up

  • All buses must enter campus at the intersection of Clifton Road and Fishburne Drive. If you are driving south on Clifton Road, turn right onto Fishburne Drive. If you are driving north on Clifton Road, turn left onto Fishburne Drive.
  • On Fishburne Drive, you will approach a bus drop-off zone at the bottom of the hill on the right.
  • Passengers should be dropped off at the bus drop-off zone. From here they can safely cross the bridge and use the museum’s rear entrance (Plaza Level).
  • Bus drivers should pick-up passengers in this location at the end of their visit.

Bus Parking
Proceed onto Fishburne Drive, then turn right on Fishburne Lane. Park in the designated bus parking area on the right side of the road.

Directions for Cars

From I-75 North

  • I-75 South to I-85 North (Greenville)
  • Once on I-85, continue north to Clairmont Road exit (5.8 miles)
  • Take exit 91 (Clairmont Road), and turn right onto Clairmont Road
  • Travel 3.7 miles to N. Decatur Road, and turn right
  • Travel 1.2 miles to the traffic circle in Emory Village
  • At the traffic circle, take Oxford Road and turn right. The Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck is on the right behind the Barnes and Noble                          

 

From GA-400

  • Take 400 South towards Atlanta
  • Take exit 1 toward I-85
  • Turn left on Sidney Marcus Boulevard. Travel .4 miles and turn left on Buford Highway Connector, staying in far-right lane for .2 miles
  • Turn right onto Lenox/Cheshire Bridge Road and immediately get into the far-left lane
  • Turn left underneath expressway to enter ramp to I-85N
  • Enter I-85 and travel past the N. Druid Hills exit and get in right lane
  • Take exit 91 (Clairmont Road), and turn right onto Clairmont Road/Decatur
  • Travel 3.7 miles to N. Decatur Road, and turn right
  • Travel 1.2 miles to the traffic circle in Emory Village
  • At the traffic circle, take Oxford Road and turn right. The Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck is on the right behind the Barnes and Noble                          

 

From south of Atlanta

  • Take I-85/75 north through downtown Atlanta
  • Take exit 91 (Clairmont Road), and turn right onto Clairmont Road
  • Travel 3.7 miles to N. Decatur Road, and turn right
  • Travel 1.2 miles to the traffic circle in Emory Village
  • At the traffic circle, take Oxford Road and turn right. The Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck is on the right behind the Barnes and Noble                          

 

From West Atlanta

  • Take I-20 east into Atlanta
  • Take exit 57 (Chattanooga/Greenville) and continue through downtown heading north
  • Take exit 91 (Clairmont Road), and turn right onto Clairmont Road
  • Travel 3.7 miles to N. Decatur Road, and turn right
  • Travel 1.2 miles to the traffic circle in Emory Village
  • At the traffic circle, take Oxford Road and turn right. The Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck is on the right behind the Barnes and Noble                          

 

From East Atlanta

  • Take I-20 West into Atlanta
  • Take exit 91 (Clairmont Road), and turn right onto Clairmont Road
  • Travel 3.7 miles to N. Decatur Road, and turn right
  • Travel 1.2 miles to traffic circle in Emory Village
  • At the traffic circle, take Oxford Road and turn right. The Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck is on the right behind the Barnes and Noble                          

 

From Highway 78 to Lawrenceville Highway

  • Turn right onto N. Decatur Road. 
  • Cross Clifton Road. At the traffic circle, take Oxford Road and turn right. The Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck is on the right behind the Barnes and Noble                          
     


Drop-off Location

On South Kilgo Circle, drop off museum visitors at the rear entrance (Plaza Level) of the museum.