JA Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center

Every year more than 30,000 middle school students from Atlanta Public Schools, DeKalb County Schools, Fulton County Schools and Marietta City Schools have the opportunity to take part in JA BizTown and JA Finance Park. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, inside of the Georgia World Congress Center, the high-impact education center allows middle school students to experience learning like never before. Following a series of in-class lessons, the experience at the JA Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center brings education to life and provides students with an immersive learning experience that gives them a glimpse of what their futures can entail. 


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Directions

 

From the North: Take I-75/I-85 South to Williams Street Exit 249C. Turn right at the first light onto Ivan Allen, Jr. Blvd and continue for .7 miles. At light at Northside Drive, make u-turn and take immediate right into the Georgia World Congress Center driveway. Continue down driveway and the Discovery Center parking lot is on your left. 

From the South and Airport: Take I-75/85 north to Exit 249B, Pine Street. Take right onto Peachtree Street at first light. At first light, take right onto Ivan Allen Blvd. Continue approximately one mile. At the light at Northside Drive, make u-turn and take immediate right into the Georgia World Congress Center driveway. Continue down driveway and the Discovery Center parking lot is on your left 

From the West: Take I-20 east to Spring Street Exit 56B. Turn left onto Spring Street. Continue approximately ½ mile and turn left onto Mitchell Street. Continue to Northside Drive and turn right. Continue through two lights. At third light at Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, take right. Take the first immediate right into the Georgia World Congress Center driveway. Continue down driveway and the Discovery Center parking lot is on your left. 

From the East: Take I-20 west to Spring Street Exit 56B. Turn right onto Spring Street. ½ mile and turn left onto Mitchell Street. Continue to Northside Drive and turn right. Continue through two lights. At third light at Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, take right. Take the first immediate right into the Georgia World Congress Center driveway. Continue down driveway and the Discovery Center parking lot is on your left. 

Once you have parked: Walk towards the building and continue to the right, walking along the side of the building. (Do not enter building at the first bank of doors facing the parking lot). You will pass Chick-fil-A on your left and enter the Discovery Center double glass doors entrance, the first set of doors on your left. Head up the escalators to the entrance of BizTown. We open our doors by 7:30am! 

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