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Address: 104 North Main Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone Number: +1 770-478-4800
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Description: Located in the Official Home of Gone With the Wind, the Road to Tara...
Located in the Official Home of Gone With the Wind, the Road to Tara Museum invites you to relive Rhett and Scarlett's epic romance. From the true stories of the 1864 Battle of Jonesboro to the characters that brought Margaret Mitchell's beloved novel to life, there is something for everyone. See original movie props and wardrobe items, reproductions of some of Scarlett's most famous dresses, items from the 1939 Atlanta premiere and a Civil War exhibit featuring the Atlanta Campaign and Battle of Jonesboro.
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Great bit of history

Nice momento for Gone with the Wind,not alot of money. Nice to read about the Civil War.cute to have the museum in the old train station.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Suzzi R
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Puyallup, Washington, United States
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Puyallup, Washington, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Nice momento for Gone with the Wind,not alot of money. Nice to read about the Civil War.cute to have the museum in the old train station.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent museum of Gone with the Wind and Civil War and southern history. Display of Gone with the wind books excellent. Tours of Jonesboro and Civil War sites available on request. Gift shop and local tourist information very helpful.

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Arlington, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I went to another GWTW museum in Georgia and was not impressed one bit. But this one was clean, well displayed, tons of costumes from the movie and props. It also had a lot of pictures from the time period and explained how the Civil War was and was not depicted correctly in the movie. I loved it!

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Franklin, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

On my return from FL to TN I saw a billboard for "Road to Tara" museum. I'm a Gone with the Wind fan so I took a slight detour. The museum is in the "Old Town" part of Jonesboro in what looks to be an old railroad depot. The lady at the desk welcomed us and was really friendly and... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Wow. I was really impressed by how much there was to see here. Loved everything about it from the information on Margaret Mitchell, to the wonderful details of the filming and special displays of the characters. The staff was so FRIENDLY. Unfortunately, a winter storm was coming, and we had to cut our visit short. (Had planned on going to... More 

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The museum has a nice collection of GWTW memorabilia as well as personal items that belonged to Margaret Mitchell. A must see for a true GWTW fan.

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Road_to_Tara_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Road To Tara Museum, responded to this review

We're so glad you took the time to tour the Road to Tara Museum and enjoyed seeing the different exhibits on Gone With the Wind and Margaret Mitchell. We hope to see you in the museum again soon. More 

Jonesboro, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is amazing the amount of information and displays to be seen in this converted old train depot. Be sure and take the bus tour for more stories and to get your bearings on all the other historic sites to see in Jonesboro!

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Road_to_Tara_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Road To Tara Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Road to Tara Museum. It's great to hear that you enjoyed all the information and displays in museum and the additional stories on the bus tour. We hope to see you in the museum again! More 

Roswell, Georgia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

So much history and information is packed into this converted train depot. Learned even more about Gone With The Wind and Margaret Mitchell as we toured all the different exhibits. Especially enjoyed seeing the costumes, and learning about the lives of the actors after they finished with Gone With The Wind. Gained a sense of what opening night must have... More 

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Road_to_Tara_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Road To Tara Museum, responded to this review

We're so happy you came to see us in Jonesboro and that you enjoyed learning more about Gone With the Wind and Margaret Mitchell in the museum. It's great to hear that the staff made your visit complete; we love hearing that. We hope you come visit us again! More 

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This little museum has a lot of information about GWTW the book, the movie and the history. It is a nice stop for fans of GWTW. There have props, pictures, costumes, drawing, models about the story, movie and Civil War battles. The gift shop has books, souvenirs that would delight the fans. Even for casual visitors, it was a good... More 

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Road_to_Tara_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Road To Tara Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to our museum and learned a little more about the time period Gone With the Wind was written about. We hope to see you again. More 

Darlington, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Our Girls Trip this year was centered around the 75th Anniversary of Gone with the Wind. So we decided to go to Jonesboro, Ga to see The Road to Tara Museum. And let me tell you, this little train depot museum packs a powerful collection of memorabilia. Actual reproductions of the casts dresses and wardrobe. They also have some of... More 

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Road_to_Tara_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Road To Tara Museum, responded to this review

What a great idea for your girls trip this year. It makes us happy to know that you and your friends had a wonderful time visiting us. We hope to see you in the museum again. More 

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