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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour

Highlights
  • Book this CNN Studio Tour ahead of time to reserve your tour day
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at CNN’s global headquarters in Atlanta 
  • Your guide shows you where the news is written, produced, and delivered
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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour
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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour
From US$16.34
Overview
This CNN studio tour packs a ton of fun into less than an hour, so it’s easy to fit it into your travel schedule and leaves you with plenty of time to explore other areas of Atlanta, too. With special behind-the-scenes information, such as which special effects are used when, get the most out of visiting CNN Center with this guided tour.
What to Expect
This CNN Atlanta guided tour meets at CNN Center. Take your paper voucher to the tour office for a timed studio tour admission ticket.
On your tour, you’ll see how CNN news broadcasts are made. You’ll visit the main studios and newsrooms for CNN’s news channels. As your guide leads you through the building, you’ll learn about founder Ted Turner and how he created the first 24-hour news network in the US.
You’ll also take a look at a special-effects studio for creating weather maps and other on-air graphics. Learn how the video, sound, and special effects happen.
Then, you can play news anchor. Sit at a CNN anchor desk, and pose with a microphone for a souvenir photo.
Your tour ends where it started, and from there you can explore the rest of the CNN Center or visit other downtown Atlanta attractions.
Reviews (1,436)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
EXCELLENT LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Almost one hour tour inside the CNN, we paid 17$ for this tour. Their security is though upon entering. the tour started in the 8th floor, it was the longest escalator that I encountered in my life. The tour is awesome, we are only allowed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jeng14
Reviewed 1 week ago
Ho-Hum ( you'd be better looking at pictures on-line)

CNN is an impressive organization. I'm a fan. But this tour was really ho-hum. Sure, it was kind of cool to look through the windows of a few studios and into the news rooms ( which were impressive in size and clear intensity of workers),...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank skydiggy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour

The tour guide was great and provided really good information. You can’t take a lot of Picts but it was a good 50 min walking tour thru the facility. Guide was very knowledgeable, lively and helpful.

Thank bebegrl8
Reviewed 1 week ago
Pleasant but superficial

I took this one hour tour with my eight year old. I’m not sure he got a lot out of it. You purchase your ticket for a set time and then wait in a large atrium with several gift shops around until that time. You...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ziggy_camp
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent

Use a city pass for best value. an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Allows you to understand the process of News gathering, particularly the procedures entered into to stop "fake" news.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PiratesofCroydon
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kerryj917
24 December 2018|
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Response from AskDrReg | Reviewed this property |
You may be able to upgrade. But I know that the ticket counter is very customer service friendly and may be willing to refund the regular tickets and reissue the VIP tour tickets. Call the customer service number... More
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kerryj917
24 December 2018|
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Response from BrendonP_1987 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure you can and pay the difference.
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kerryj917
17 December 2018|
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Response from Yorkshirefox | Reviewed this property |
Yes, went on the VIP tour and yes went into the live newsrooms.
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