Historic High Country / Rome

Rome Area History Museum

305 Broad St.
Rome, GA 30161

706-235-8051
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The Rome Area History Museum's permanent exhibits create a walk through time starting with the Native Americans and early settlers, through the founding of Rome, the Civil War, and then the development of Rome's more contemporary culture, lifeways and industries. Original documents such as maps, blueprints, photos, correspondence and business records provide primary sources that paint a picture of Rome's history. Stories of individual sacrifice and courage are found throughout the exhibits.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    General Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

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

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • John Wisdom Wagon Train/Trail Ride

    John Wisdom Wagon Train/Trail Ride

    10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014

    Celebrate Georgia's Civil War-era Paul Revere at the 35th Annual John Wisdom Wagon Train. The trail ride follows a 23-mile roundtrip course to the Shannon area and back.

    Gadsden, Ala., resident John Wisdom is credited with riding horseback for 67 miles to Rome, Ga., to warn of an impending advance from Col. Abel Streight's union forces. Wisdom's long journey essentially saved the town of Rome from total destructi... 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.
    Special Events Room - - - 200 - 300 - - - 250