Historic High Country / Cartersville

Bartow History Museum

4 E. Church St.
Cartersville, GA 30120

770-387-2774 | 770-382-3818
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Bartow History Museum documents the history of northwest Georgia's Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area's primary residents. Artifacts, photographs, documents, and a variety of interactive permanent exhibits tell the story of settlement, Cherokee life and removal, Civil War strife, and lifestyles of years past. The museum also provides a variety of educational opportunities for adults, children, families and school groups. Also available is an extensive archives and research library containing photographs, documents, newspapers, rare books, genealogy records, oral history interviews, and more. Bartow History Museum, known as the Bartow History Center until 2009, looks forward to your visit soon. 

Bartow History Museum is located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: adults $5.50, seniors (65+ plus) $4.50, students $4.50, Children under 5 and Active Military with ID are free. Members admitted free.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Active Military Free

    Adults $5.50

    Group Rates Available

    Seniors $4.50

    Students $4.50

    Discounts

    Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Deposit Policy, Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Maximum Group Size, Minimum Group Size, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • "In Remembrance: Mourning Through the Ages"

    04/28/2016 - 11/01/2016

    Our new feature exhibit examines mourning customs over the centuries. The exhibit opens April 28 and runs through November 1, 2016. The event is free for members. Regular admission to the museum applies for non-members.

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  • Evening Lecture

    Evening Lecture

    07/28/2016 - 07/28/2016

    Joe Head will share his research on Asa Candler, founder of the Coca-Cola Company, including Candler's work and family ties to Cartersville.

    The lecture is free for members and included in the price of admission to the museum for non-members.

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