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We have been here several times, and each time they will have a different special local display. It may be about the railroad one time, the textile industry the next time, and you always something about poultry! There are gadgets that people will guess what...More
This is our second visit at the Museum ( two of us are from Massachusetts) and we thoroughly enjoyed it. My favorites were the Memorial Garden and the exhibit on the tornado. There are several rooms featuring a different topic, so there is bound to...More
This is a special museum with a lot of local historical items intact, old Whitepath Museum (Cherokee Indian Chief), blacksmith working with iron, reenactments of American Revolution. There are several different viewing rooms that some are unbelievable. Also family day once a month (free entry)....More
We enjoyed our time at the history center. We've lived here a year and just discovered it existed. I love history so it was interesting to see some of Gainesville's history. The cabin and blacksmith shop out side was nice to see, but it would...More
From the monthly Family Days to the on-going exhibits, I learned a lot about the area from the msueum. The exhibits are very well done and unique things like Touch a Tornado set this place apart from others.
There is so much lost history in north Georgia from both the Native American side and the "settlers" side mostly as a result of lack of protection, etc... This is a great place to go to learn about not only Gainesville and Hall County history...More
I read most of the placards and looked at all the displays here. It is just north of the main drag of Gainesville. The exhibits are all about this region's history, starting about 10,000 years through the modern era.
Take an hour and see the...More
The History Center has amazing programs one Sunday a month for Families that cannot be beat. They have a dedicated group of volunteers who really bring history to light. It's also a great museum of the area with details about the notable figures in Gainesville...More
Don't come expecting a hole in the wall kind of place. This is a property to be proud of. Bring friends and relatives. Even people who were born in Gainesville will find things they didn't know about. Try it on a Sunday when they have...More
I have lived in Hall County for 15 years and never visited this museum. It was a mistake not to do so. I bring all visitors here now. It really is impressive the collections they have and they history they teach. Honestly history museums are...More