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Marietta Museum of History

1 Depot St NE, Ste 200, Marietta, GA 30060-1900
+1 770-794-5710
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Very interesting local history

Lcated in a former cotton warrhouse/Civil War hospital/hotel, this is a great little locall museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
edithaz2017
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Atlanta
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Excellent Staff!

We have been all around this place and I finally decided to stop in to check it out because I... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
David B
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Marietta, Georgia
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The Marietta Museum of History is one of Marietta's unique treasures. The museum is located in 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.
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1 Depot St NE, Ste 200, Marietta, GA 30060-1900
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"great locomotive chase"
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"civil war"
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"james andrews"
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"cotton warehouse"
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"musical instruments"
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"fletcher house"
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"wonderful collection"
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"local business"
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"cobb county"
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"great place to visit"
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"exhibits"
in 19 reviews
"guns"
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"information"
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"morgue"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lcated in a former cotton warrhouse/Civil War hospital/hotel, this is a great little locall museum with exhibits obviously donated by local families. My 9 year old grandson and I had fun checking out things like an old phone booth with a dial phone and a...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We have been all around this place and I finally decided to stop in to check it out because I needed some expert information on some items recently purchased at an antique auction. Not the normal use for a museum but I was pleased with...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lived in Marietta all my life! I still learnwd quite a bit visiting this museum!! Has a nice gift shop too. Seniors $5 to get in. Well worth it! Wish I had gone sooner!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We are Northerners...still from the North, although we have lived here for the past 34 years! But we are still Northerners and we believe that the Norht was right to fight against slavery and the division of the United States! m Hey, we are all...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We make it a point to visit local museums in our travels, but, strangely enough, even though we live in Marietta and walk past the History Museum several times on a daily basis, we had just never been to see it. After finally going, we've...More

1  Thank springlering
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The museum is located in a building that once was a hospital for both sides in the Civil War. It is loaded with artifacts and history of Marietta and Cobb county. Be sure to make this a stop. The entry was only $7 per person.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Fun fact that this is the room where James Andrews planned the Great Locomotive Chase. Cherokee Indian maps and archaeological finds.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

After 24 years of living in Marietta, we finally made it over to this Museum. We were very fortunate to meet Jeff for a very interesting overview of Marietta's pre and post Civil War History. The exhibits are put together in a concise easy to...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. First picture is of an old electric hair curler. Second shows only a small amount of the gun and rifle collection. Lots of other old stuff to see here.

Thank Dale S
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Marietta Museum of History is located in the second floor of the Kennesaw House, one of the oldest buildings in Marietta. It is open Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm. The general admission is $7 and $5 for seniors and students. It is...More

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