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Decatur Historical Courthouse

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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DeKalb County history collected into one space

There are two components to the Decatur Historic Courthouse: the collection of the DeKalb History... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
In The Downtown Area!

Convenient to Marta and the many restaurants of Decatur, Historic courthouse that is still being... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Grayson, Georgia
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The DeKalb History Center collects, preserves and shares the history of DeKalb County, Georgia. Our Archives and Museum are located inside the historic courthouse in downtown Decatur, just a few miles from metro Atlanta. Open to the public, you can...more
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101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two components to the Decatur Historic Courthouse: the collection of the DeKalb History Center, housed inside the courthouse itself, and the monuments and memorials on the grounds of the historic courthouse. The DeKalb County History Center maintains a rotating gallery of artifacts relating...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Convenient to Marta and the many restaurants of Decatur, Historic courthouse that is still being used. I hope they can keep it in good repair. They don't make buildings like this any more. A piece of history!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Be sure to see this before it's gone! Sure to bring a smile to Boomers :-) Intetesting furnishings, photos, floor plans and descriptions.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeff H
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Beautiful place for a wedding. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!! My niece had her wedding ceremony there. Lower level was great for a cocktail hour. Plus they were able to have their wedding photos done in the courtyard.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jessica J
Reviewed June 19, 2018

My daughter got married here in December of 2016. Oh what a wonderful occasion it turned out to be. The marble floors and walls of this place are beautiful. Since I am a connoisseur of historic places, I must say this is a must see!...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Attended a wedding and reception here. Location was perfect and within walking distance of our hotel and many other places to eat and drink. Beautiful historic building overlooking Decatur Square.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Janet H
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

The staffing and professionalism was a pleasurable experience conducting business at this building very informative

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ronnie C
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We were fortunate to attend a wedding in the courthouse & it was simply beautiful! Great location, with plenty of things to do surrounding it. Ceremony & reception were upstairs and both were amazing. Very cozy, romantic venue!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank adthomas529
Reviewed March 29, 2018

On it's own it is pretty good but once you add the activities that they sometimes have here (mainly for kids) it is incredible! I love it! They dress up as characters from the civil war, do performances and tell stories! I loved it! Check...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I've been there a few of times, during Maker Faires and demonstrations in Decatur Square. The courthouse may not be a key place to put on a travel plan, but anyone in the downtown Decatur area really should take a few minutes to visit the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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