Northeast Georgia Mountains / Gainesville

Northeast Georgia History Center

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 $6

    Senior Admission $5

    Student Admission $4

    Under Six years of Age Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages