March free fun

Museums

Take in a little culture at some of Atlanta’s museums and exhibits.
These hot spots are all free of charge, although donations are always accepted.

AT&T Telephone Museum

Tours by reservation only.
675 W. Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta. 404-223-3661.
What would the world do without phones? Browse the telephone museum, featuring exhibits, photographs, tapes and slides to commemorate the first 100 years of telecommunications in the country. Visitors can examine old switchboards, various transmissions systems and more.

 

Robert C. Williams Paper Museum

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 500 10th St. NW, Atlanta. 404-894-5726.
Discover and contemplate the history of paper. Learn what people used before it was invented and about technology. The museum is home to more than 10,000 watermarks, papers, tools, machines and manuscripts, as well as more than 2,000 books.

 

Free Kids’ Movies at Tavern 99

Looking for something fun and inexpensive to do with the kids? Catch a kid-friendly movie every Wednesday at Tavern 99 in Buckhead as part of the restaurant’s new “Dinner and a Movie Night” series. Along with the family-friendly movie at 5 p.m., kids receive a free popcorn and soda. If you’re looking to fill up their hungry tummies, browse the $5 kids’ menu, which features kid-friendly, organic choices. Here’s the upcoming film lineup:

March 7: Cars 2
March 14: Mr. Popper’s Penguins
March 21: Gnomeo and Juliet
March 28: Hop
Tavern 99 hours: Mon.-Fri., 4 p.m.-2 a.m.: Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-midnight. 128 E. Andrews Dr., Atlanta. 404-835-8311.