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Marietta Museum of History

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Address: 1 Depot Street - Suite 200, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone Number: 770 794 5710
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Marietta Museum of History is one of Marietta's unique treasures. The...

The Marietta Museum of History is one of Marietta's unique treasures. The museum is located on the second floor of the Historic Kennesaw House, a structure built in 1845. Located just steps off the Marietta Square, the museum is a perfect afternoon activity for visitors to take in along with local lunch and shopping. Hours are 10 am - 4 pm Mon-Sat. Call for holiday hours.

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Wow! Interesting very educational. I can only say that you'll definitely not be disappointed. Add this to your attraction.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! Interesting very educational. I can only say that you'll definitely not be disappointed. Add this to your attraction.

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Lilburn, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the museum. There was so very much to see, especially the Civil War information, guns, and stories! I also liked the 1950's kitchen - remember it when I was a little girl.

Thank KathyJ999
Fort Benning, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We went there expecting a one-room exhibit and left in awe. It starts with authentic period dresses, furniture, and a semi-recreation of what a station would have looked like with real artifacts. There is the sad story of Mary Phagan, who is interred in the Citizen's cemetery, and the docent has vast knowledge of everything regarding this city. You move... More 

Thank mp0ssa
Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This made our second visit to this museum and, as before, it was a delight. Nice touches throughout. Given that my wife and I both write Civil War history, and this museum gave considerable attention to that period, we can be a tough audience to please. We were very pleased, indeed, and highly recommend it.

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Whether you're a youngster or oldster, you'll find something that catches your eye & interest at this museum. From the military uniforms & weapons, tools used, historical stories even about the building for the Museum and its role in the Great Train "stealing" history, there's something for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

So interesting and a great way to spend the afternoon. So much information about Marietta and the history around this town. Really enjoyed this museum.

Thank DirtE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

We enjoyed the general history exhibits, the music machines, the Baby Boomers generation exhibits, but the most extensive collections related to military history of all wars with special attention to Marietta's role in the Civil War. The docents were very knowledgeable. When we went, Feb 2016, admission was $7 per adult, and we felt it was well worth the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

My husband and I were very glad that both the Holiday Inn desk clerk and the J. R. Crickets waiter suggested that we visit here. It was worth it. The docent was a wealth of information. Gun collectors ought to visit to see the extensive collection that is on display.

Thank Sue N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

The Marietta Museum of History is a wonderful visit into the history and life in Marietta. The staff is helpful and friendly. They add a lot of background history to the displays and exhibits which enriches the experience. The museum presents the history of the area from the Creeks and the Cherokees to the present. Civil War and the Great... More 

Thank Michael R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is a quaint museum but wonderfully displayed. Employees were very informative and went out of their way to assist us and provide us with additional information and history. Highly recommend!

Thank mjwTexas

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