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Marietta Museum of History

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Address: 1 Depot St NE Ste 200, Marietta, GA 30060-1905
Phone Number: 770 794 5710
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Blast from the Past!

I have been here several times and absolutely love it! Being from Marietta, I not only get to reminisce the photos of my youth, but I get to immerse myself in the rich history of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Robin W
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Marietta, Georgia
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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times and absolutely love it! Being from Marietta, I not only get to reminisce the photos of my youth, but I get to immerse myself in the rich history of the area as well. When my brother came down from Ohio, I took him there and he was speechless with awe. We used to find... More 

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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We completely enjoyed this museum that truly has something for all! Gun collections, history, examples of how we "used to live", and how we used to dress. Furniture, clothing, toys and more!

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Thank beachgrl266
Marietta, Georgia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great nostalgia and history combined with events and classes. Also has some regular groups that meet to discuss the past in Cobb or other topics.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

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 June 18, 2016

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.

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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 

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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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Bradenton, Florida
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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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Arlington, Texas
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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.

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Thank DirtE
Chicago, Illinois
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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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