Historic Heartland / Forsyth

Monroe County Museum

126 E. Johnston St.
Forsyth, GA 31029

  • Forsyth's Historic Train Depot

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One of the more notable attractions in Forsyth, this museum is dedicated to depicting the history of Monroe County through displays and special exhibits.  Its collections include a print stand once used by the writer of the Uncle Remus stories, Joel Chandler Harris, and a cotton gin quite similar to that of Eli Whitney.  The museum also has extensive archival and topical files, including genealogical materials organized by families associated with Monroe County.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

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

    Admission & Fees

    Free admission, however, donations are always appreciated.

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages