Historic High Country / Fort Oglethorpe

6th Cavalry Museum

6 Barnhardt Cir
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

706-861-2860
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Military museum of uniforms, weapons, accoutrements, maps, photos, authentic M-47 Patton Tank, WWII Jeep, WWII Troop Transport Truck and memorabilia of 6th Cavalry, 1861 - present day, but in particular 1919 - 1942 when the 6th Cavalry was stationed at The Army Post in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Museum is located on the remains of The Army Post on Barnhardt Circle surrounded by officer's homes, parade ground, gym, PX, and stable listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit our website at www.6thcavalrymuseum.org and become our fan at www.facebook.com/sixthcavalrymuseum.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $3.00

    Children 5 and unde Free

    Member Free

    Seniors and Students $2.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Vintage Base Ball Game

    Vintage Base Ball Game

    08/01/2015 - 08/01/2015

    Vintage base ball (yes, two words) has come to North Georgia and the Chattanooga area. Come watch as the Lightfoot Club plays Mountain City of Chattanooga at noon on the polo field of the Historic Army Post at Fort Oglethorpe and the 6th Cavalry Museum. Players will play by the rules of 1864 base ball, as well as use the equipment, costume and culture of the 1860s. The biggest difference you'll see are that players do not use gloves, and ungentlemanly behavior (such as spitting and cursing) i... read more

  • Vintage Base Ball Game

    Vintage Base Ball Game

    08/29/2015 - 08/29/2015

    Vintage base ball (yes, two words) has come to North Georgia and the Chattanooga area. Come watch as the Lightfoot Club Club of Chattanooga plays the Highland Rim Distillers at noon and the Mountain City Club of Chattanooga plays the Stewart's Creek Scouts at 2:30 p.m. on the polo field of the Historic Army Post at Fort Oglethorpe and the 6th Cavalry Museum. Players will play by the rules of 1864 base ball, as well as use the equipment, costume and culture of the 1860s. The biggest difference... read more