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Gwinnett Historic Courthouse

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great wedding venue

Two of my daughters had their wedding receptions here and it was affordable and nice. Serving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Great spot

This is a great spot to spend some time or to book an event. A lot of gwinnett county history took... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Built in 1885, the Gwinnet Historic Courthouse sits on the square in historic downtown Lawrenceville. Voted Best Place for a Wedding in 2008 and 2010 by Gwinnett Magazine and 2009 Planners Choice Award for weddings, we are the ideal location for...more
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185 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4941
+1 770-822-5450
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 June 2014

The last Friday evening of every month (May-Sept.), local musical talent is featured on the green, outside of the courthouse. The traffic gets "tight" and streets are blocked off, so drivers beware, but it makes for a good, FREE night out on the town. I...More

1  Thank vema a
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This past September, I attended a wedding at the Historic Courthouse. The décor is a great place to have a wedding. One concern will be the parking. I arrived very early so I was able to find parking at the courthouse but the parking spaces...More

1  Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of my daughters had their wedding receptions here and it was affordable and nice. Serving Alcoholic beverages required us to hire someone from the Sheriff's Office.

Thank dmkbeach
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot to spend some time or to book an event. A lot of gwinnett county history took place here.

Thank musigeo
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great place for lessons in local and state history. Nice easy walk around to see all of the plaques and monuments around this historic courthouse Old town charm and quaint, worth a visit if in the area.

Thank DM_1278
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The markers around the grounds are neat and interior shows a careful renovation and adapted use. Programs in the summer are worth going to see. The square has some shops and eateries around it.

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The historic courthouse is beautiful and a wonderful place to have a party, wedding, etc. I highly recommend this as an event location!

Thank KMW63
Reviewed 3 October 2017

lots of history and art about my town....clean and well organized....I will take visitors there to see all I saw...

Thank traveler77730044
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were here to see the monuments outside for a geocaching quest. It was a great day to walk outside. Everything is kept in great shape, even though you could tell that a branch of a large tree on the grounds had fallen in the...More

Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

There is a fantastic military museum on first floor of the courthouse that is manned by veterans. Free admission.

Thank carole68_12
Reviewed 23 July 2017

(three of the buildings that dot the 2-acre square were built by attorneys w/ the county's permission if they maintained a fence to keep wandering animals off the courthouse grounds). Built in 1885 to replace the former courthouse that was destroyed by fire this building...More

Thank tencatdaddy
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Pretty much every time I visit family in Lawrenceville I seem to have time to quickly visit and pass thru this little gem of a place. It's located in the middle of the town square and is very well maintained. The museum is small and...More

Thank StudioCityMark
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