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Booth Western Art Museum

501 N Museum Dr, Cartersville, GA 30120-3272
+1 770-387-1300
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Beautiful Art (May Not be Ideal for Young Kids)

Really nice museum of Western art. Our girls enjoyed it, but did not stay very long in each room... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BlessingsMultiplied1
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Easley, South Carolina
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I didn't know what to expect, but I spent four very interesting hours

From the expected western landscapes to civil war painting to Columbia River totem poles, this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James H
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Marietta, Georgia
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The Booth Western Art Museum, an Affiliate to the Smithsonian Institution, is a 120,000 square foot museum located in Cartersville, Georgia, where guests are invited to See America's Story through contemporary Western artwork, a Presidential Gallery, Civil War art gallery, and Sagebrush Ranch, an interactive children's gallery. Open since August 2003, Booth Museum is the only museum of its kind in the Southeast and is the second largest art museum in the state of Georgia.
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501 N Museum Dr, Cartersville, GA 30120-3272
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice museum of Western art. Our girls enjoyed it, but did not stay very long in each room. Great museum for adults but may be not as much fun if you have small children. Beautiful artwork but no hands on or interactive activities to...More

Thank BlessingsMultiplied1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the expected western landscapes to civil war painting to Columbia River totem poles, this place had a much larger and diverse collection than I anticipated. A part of the Smithsonian Institution, it was well lit, well documented, and the staff was available to answer...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth any trip to get here. A ton of art. Beautiful display of the West of prior years. Worth a go back. Stop by Noble & Main Coffee Co before and after.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 nice exhibits showing different perspectives. One was a graphic arts style painting exhibit. Great western art in a new perspective and color palette. The photo exhibit showed many aspects of western life from several cultural viewpoints. Great range of subject matter. Preserving native culture...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Researching things to do in Northwest GA, we came across this suggested activity. Our family is always up for a good museum and this one didn't disappoint. While limited in our time there due to other scheduled events later in the day, we thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Elizabeth K
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This museum is so beautiful and depicts the Western times very well. It mostly consists of painting and pictures. I do wish they had more three dimensional objects to see. While adults will enjoy this museum, I do not think children will like it. If...More

Thank Sheila H
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

When we walked in, we couldn't believe how beautiful this museum was. Each room featured a different artist and there were several types of art displayed. Exhibits change, but what we saw when we visited was well worth the trip. I highly recommend visiting this...More

Thank callen0101
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Booth is the biggest western art museum in America; located in Cartersville, Georgia, 50 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta. Named an “Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution” in 2006, Booth is the only museum of its kind in the Southeastern United States. Calling the Booth a...More

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I was given passes at work, and it was very difficult to talk my husband and teenage daughter into going. They were amazed by the place as was I. Until you enter and start walking around you have no idea of the quality and workmanship...More

Thank Jo'El L
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Beautiful large museum with artifacts, classic art, modern art, sculpture garden. Step out the door and you are down the steps into beautiful Cartersville, a renaissance small downtown that looks like 100 years ago but works and has lots to do, great restaurants etc. Booth...More

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elliotthugh
18 April 2017|
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Response from LiMcCarverSr | Reviewed this property |
service dogs is all. Sorry I took so long I have a autoimmune neurological diease. It at times gets worse for months. hope you had a great experience at the museum.
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Response from LiMcCarverSr | Reviewed this property |
seniors are free
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Wanda M
16 August 2016|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Daily admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors.
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