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 is located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia, and 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. 

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

    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

    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

  • Exhibit Opening

    Exhibit Opening "The War Comes Home"

    04/24/2014 - 11/15/2014

    Through interactive exhibits and enlightening programs, Bartow History Museum illustrates the past and present of Georgia's Bartow County. Visitors can explore Cherokee and pioneer cabins, sit in a one-room school house, listen to historic voices and much more. Gift shop, archives and research library on site.

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