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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour

  • 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
CNN Atlanta Studio Tour
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CNN Atlanta Studio Tour

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.

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Reviewed yesterday
CNN tour studio

Is a great way to get to know how CNN works. Shame is a too short, and pictures are allow, also I felt the pictures on place were to expesive $40 for only 3 pictures. But overall is a must see in Atlanta.

Thank wendyferrera
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can get the VIP tour and you love the news, it's worth your money (if you have the citypass, you just have to pay the difference in price). Definitely buy your ticket ahead of time as they often sell out and the lines...More

Thank Courtney F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very enjoyable tour of the CNN Atlanta Studio. A thorough insight on how the latest stories are pulled together before they are shown on air. Impressed with the robotic cameras that are able to film from different angles. We went on the VIP tour...More

Thank snworb
Reviewed 1 week ago
OK Tour

This tour is interesting learning about the news studio and going behind the scenes but once you have seen 1 studio and office they all look the same regarless if it is international, local or Spanish news! It is a pitty you cant take many...More

Thank Brendon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Interesting but lacking

We found the building to be very impressive and were booked onto the "standard" tour option. The tour was good, it lasted about 45 mins and we saw a mock control room and a mock studio. We also saw a couple of other studio areas...More

Thank IpswichDan
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Sue J
2 October 2018|
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Response from stevenlanglin | Reviewed this property |
Nope. There is a desk you can walk up to and purchase tickets. They will tell you when the next tour is, and ask if that’s OK.
Charlotte K
28 May 2018|
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Response from Paula9122008 | Reviewed this property |
The weather anchor tends to cater to children in demonstrating the way the green screen technology works; there is an opportunity for pictures posing as a news anchor and a pretty fun gift shop featuring fodder from all the... More