When middle school students take field trips to a new exhibit at the Georgia World Congress Center, they’ll enter a smaller version of Atlanta’s business world, complete with storefronts including Delta Air Lines, Gas South and SunTrust Banks.
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Discovery Center at a glance
Opens Sept. 10.
Located in the Georgia World Congress Center’s Building C.
Middle schoolers in DeKalb, Fulton, Atlanta and Marietta school systems will take field trips to the center after completing financial literacy lessons in their social studies classes.
About 30,000 students each year will use the center.
The Discovery Center cost $15 million to build, with money raised from corporate sponsors and a fundraising campaign.