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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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Great for the History Lover

I love history so I am always excited to visit a history museum. I enjoyed all the exhibits here... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Anita K
Local history at its best

More local history that you can take in. Great displays, large museum and knowledgable staff... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Laura H
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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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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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1 Depot St NE, Ste 200, Marietta, GA 30060-1900
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I love history so I am always excited to visit a history museum. I enjoyed all the exhibits here. It is fascinating to see history and think of the people to whom these artifacts were new.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

More local history that you can take in. Great displays, large museum and knowledgable staff. Firearms to clothing this museum has it all

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Marietta has a surprisingly interesting history and this little museum provides a good overview. It starts with a nice display covering the area's Native American roots (Cherokee and Creek), then moves onto the early white settlers, including the growth of local business and industry. Marietta's...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

This museum is a great place to visit. I was totally surprised at how much there is to see...from Civil War history, relics, etc. to pictures and history of Marietta. I enjoyed seeing the Marietta Square as I remembered it from childhood. I had forgotten...More

1  Thank Judy W
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff. You can walk through on your own of course, but stop and have a conversation with the folks manning the place to get an additional dose of local flavor.

1  Thank Garry S
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A good place to learn about Marietta and the beginnings of this city. Lots to look at here. A good museum gift shop.

1  Thank Gris G
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great little museum that provides some great Civil War history. Had various attractions of the history of Marietta and provided just a great time!!! Great for families.

1  Thank Rhenitha J
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This museum is located right on Glover Square in downtown Marietta. There are 2-3 steps to go up to the museum. The employees here are super fantastic and helpful. Parking is located around the square area but it is hard to come by. Depending on...More

1  Thank Bonnieexplores
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 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...More

1  Thank Robin W
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

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!

1  Thank beachgrl266
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