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Marietta Museum of History

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Address: 1 Depot St NE, Ste 200, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone Number: +1 770-794-5710
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The Marietta Museum of History is one of Marietta's unique treasures. The...

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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Delightful slice of local history

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Garry S
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Jacksonville, NC
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Jacksonville, NC
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Marietta
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Gris G
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Rhenitha J
Georgia
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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 the time you park it could be limited to 2 hours. The police dept. has... More 

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Thank Bonnieexplores
Marietta, Georgia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 Ohio, I took him there and he was speechless with awe. We used to find... More 

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Thank Robin W
Southern Shores, North Carolina
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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!

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Thank beachgrl266
Marietta, Georgia
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great nostalgia and history combined with events and classes. Also has some regular groups that meet to discuss the past in Cobb or other topics.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Wow! Interesting very educational. I can only say that you'll definitely not be disappointed. Add this to your attraction.

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Thank readygirl2015
Lilburn, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

I was very impressed with the museum. There was so very much to see, especially the Civil War information, guns, and stories! I also liked the 1950's kitchen - remember it when I was a little girl.

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Fort Benning, Georgia
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We went there expecting a one-room exhibit and left in awe. It starts with authentic period dresses, furniture, and a semi-recreation of what a station would have looked like with real artifacts. There is the sad story of Mary Phagan, who is interred in the Citizen's cemetery, and the docent has vast knowledge of everything regarding this city. You move... More 

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