• Welcome to The Wren's Nest

    Welcome to
    The Wren's Nest

    Home of Joel Chandler Harris, Uncle Remus, and Brer Rabbit.

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  • Plan Your Special Day

    Plan Your
    Special Day

    Located on 2.5 acres of green space in the heart of Metro Atlanta, The Wren’s Nest is a classical historic site for your wedding, family reunion, or corporate event.

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  • Events for Every Season

    Events for
    Every Season

    From Black History Month to our annual Victorian Holiday Party, there is always a reason to celebrate at The Wren’s Nest.

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  • History of The Wren's Nest

    History of
    The Wren's Nest

    Welcome to the oldest house museum in Georgia. Telling tales for over a century!

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  • Group Tour Information

    Group Tour
    Information

    We would love to host your group! Join us for a tour, storytelling, and bring a picnic lunch.

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About Us

By preserving the legacy of Joel Chandler Harris and the heritage of African American folklore through storytelling, tours and student publishing, the Wren’s Nest serves as an educational resource for the community, the greater Atlanta area and visitors from around the globe.
Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Storytelling

Storytelling

Programs

Programs

News

News


Events

Love Atlanta is partnering with The Wren's Nest on June 29th to help liven up the landscaping. Come out and join us while we spruce up the grounds around the house.

Love Atlanta helps clean up the Wren's Nest

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Help Support the History & the Stories

The Wren's Nest has been a landmark in the West End for the past 100 years. We have seen a lot of change.

In 2017 the board ratified a new strategic plan. It is our goal to increase educational programming and community events over the next five years. We cannot do this alone. It takes support from the community, and the invaluable partnership with local organizations to make this possible.

Today's staff and board of directors plans to keep The Wren's Nest relevant by adapting to and supporting our community and their needs, whether its 1918, 2018, or 3018.

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