Senior citizens need love too! These days, seniors are enjoying their retirement by spending time with loved ones and doing things they have never done before. Getting older shouldn’t mean spending more money. Visit some of these Atlanta attractions and take advantage of your age with senior citizen discounts.
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
There is nothing better than seeing a large collection of classical and contemporary art. The High Museum of Art is one of the largest and most world renowned museums in the southeast. Any senior would enjoy a visit to this beautiful museum with over 14,000 pieces in its permanent collection. The High Museum of Art offers a discount for seniors ages 65 and up of $16.50. This ticket includes access to special exhibits and all permanent collections. Visit the High Museum of Art and get a taste of the high life.
225 Baker St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30313
One of the best things that the state of Georgia invested in was an aquarium. The Georgia Aquarium is made for the kids who love the water and the creatures it houses, but it is also a great place for their grandparents to come and see the kids enjoy themselves. This amazing aquarium has a long list of things to do that gives visitors the chance to explore the aquarium and engage with the beautiful sea creatures, including tours, shows and sleepovers. The Georgia Aquarium provides seniors with a discount on basic admission tickets for the prices of $27.95 and $31.95, if bought online.
175 Laredo Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
MudFire is one of those places that you visit to reflect, relax and release. This pottery center is the best place to just learn and be creative. MudFire does not offer a senior discount but this is a place where seniors will really enjoy themselves and the time they will spend just playing around and making something nice in the process. Don’t worry about not knowing the first thing about pottery because MudFire has a variety of lessons for beginners who really want to learn and create something amazing. Whether you are interested in pottery, wheel pottery or hand building/sculpture, MudFire is the place for you.
World of Coca-Cola
121 Baker St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30313
Everyone has enjoyed a coke one time or another in their lifetime. Whether you are visiting Atlanta for the first time or you are a resident of the city, it’s always a joy to stop by the World of Coca-Cola to see what’s new. The World of Coca-Cola is a place that is out of this world, featuring soda products from all over the world made by Coca-Cola. As one of Atlanta’s largest attractions, visitors of the World of Coca-Cola will learn the history of Coca-Cola and tour the vault that houses the secret formula of Coca-Cola. The world of Coca-Cola has senior discount tickets for $14. Visit the World of Coca-Cola and experience the magic today.
Cobblestone Golf Course
4200 Nance Road
Acworth, GA 30101
Cobblestone Golf Course blessed Gwinnett County with its opening in 1993 and has been a favorite ever since then. Not only is this course located along Acworth Lake, but it has a beautiful view that can be enjoyed during tee time. Cobblestone Golf Course has stolen the hearts of golfers in the Atlanta area and has gotten the attention of Golf Magazine and Golfweek. This golf course knows how important relaxation is to seniors in the area because it offers a wonderful senior discount Monday through Friday. To play 18 holes, the senior rate is $38, and to play nine holes, the senior rate is $24. Both of these rates include a cart. So the next time you want to relax and play a little golf on a nice weekday morning, go to Cobblestone Golf Course and enjoy the smell of the grass and the view of the lake.
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