Historic High Country / Rome

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum

24 Veterans Memorial Hwy
Rome, GA 30161

706-368-6789 | 800-220-5504
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This 170-acre estate of Berry College founder Martha Berry includes a magnificent Greek Revival home, gardens, museum, trails and much more. Oak Hill, Martha Berry's home, remains today as it was prior to her death in 1942. A carriage house with vintage vehicles and Aunt Martha's Cottage:home of Miss Berry's beloved cook and house servant, Martha Freeman, complement the home. The formal gardens and nature trails are a masterpiece of beauty and include gardens that have been recognized as one of only a few All American Display Gardens in the United States.

The Martha Berry Museum houses a remarkable collection of art, as well as exhibits of memorabilia dealing with Martha Berry's life and work in founding the Berry Schools. This attraction is suitable for all ages. Admission: $5 Adults, $4 AAA members and seniors, $3 students. Tours are led by Berry College students. Oak Hill is open Monday through Saturday 10 am.-5 p.m. For more information, visit www.berry.edu/oakhill or call 800-220-5504.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    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

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $5.00

    Children $3.00

    Seniors $4.00

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Ellen Axson Wilson Art Exhibition

    Ellen Axson Wilson Art Exhibition

    07/01/2014 - 10/31/2014

    Celebrate the life and art of Ellen Axson Wilson with a special exhibition at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum. The exhibition serves as the centerpiece for a series of events, and will feature over 20 of her impressionist paintings on loan from the Woodrow Wilson House, a National Trust Historic Site in Washington, D.C., and the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Va.  

    Wilson was born in 1860 in Savannah, Ga., grew up in Rome, Ga., and went on to become the First Lady... read more

  • Ellen & Edith Lecture with Kristie Miller

    Ellen & Edith Lecture with Kristie Miller

    09/11/2014 - 09/11/2014

    Pulitzer Prize nominee Kristie Miller will speak on her book, "Ellen & Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies" as a part of the Ellen Axson Wilson Homecoming, a commemorative celebration that will take place 100 years after Mrs. Wilson's death. Ellen Axson Wilson was an accomplished impressionist artist, activist and intellectual, whose original artwork can be seen at Oak HIll & The Martha Berry Museum from July 1 through October 31, 2014. Ellen Axson Wilson was born in 1860 in Savannah, Ga., g... read more

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Garden Room - - - 50 50 50 - - - 50