Northeast Georgia Mountains / Gainesville

Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University

322 Academy St, NE
Gainesville, GA 30501

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The Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University is a not-for-profit institution dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of the region.

Permanent exhibits include:

The Land of Promise ~ An exhibit that tells personal stories of those who have lived in northeast Georgia and serves as a reminder that our land is a land of promise for everyone.

Northeast Georgia Sports Hall of Fame ~ A  pictorial tribute to those from northeast Georgia who have achieved national recognition in sports.

Cherokee Chief Whitepath's Cabin ~ Here is an opportunity to see what home life was like for Cherokee Indians.

Other exhibits include "Adventures of Mark Trail,"  "An American Freedom Garden," "Folk Pottery," " A City Laid Waste" and a "Blacksmith Shop."  Temporary exhibits, which change regularly, are also featured. 

The Northeast Georgia History Center serves as a unique and popular field trip destination and has available resources for educators to check out for classroom use.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Regular Admission $5.00

    Senior Admission $4.00

    Student Admission $3.00

    Under Six years of Age Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Northeast Georgia History Center - Family Day

    Northeast Georgia History Center - Family Day

    02/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

    The Northeast Georgia History Center invites you to come out and enjoy Family Day. The month of February's theme is "Georgia's Revolutionary War." Explore Georgia's role in the Revolution, with an emphasis on the 235th anniversary of the Battle of Kettle Creek, which took place on February 14, 1779. There will be living history interpreters and hands-on activites. Come on out and enjoy. Admission is free for members. For more information, call 770-531-2680 or visit us online at read more