Historic High Country / Adairsville

Adairsville Depot History Museum

101 Public Sq.
Adairsville, GA 30103

  • Adairsville Depot History Museum and Welcome Center

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  • Civil Rights and the Adairsville Depot History Museum

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A visit to this "Norman Rockwell" kind of town is a must for anyone who loves history, antiquing and good food! We offer free visitor information on Historic Adairsville and neighboring Georgia communities. Browse the Adairsville Depot History Museum to learn local history detailing Adairsville's pivotal role in the Civil War's Great Locomotive Chase and beyond. Adairsville, nestled in the Oothcalooga Valley, was the first Georgia town to be listed in its entirety on the National Register of Historic Places (December 1987).

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Wednesday: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    Friday: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    Saturday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Group Amenities


    Information/Services Provided

    Welcome Center

    Near Interstate Highway


    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Great Locomotive Chase Festival

    Great Locomotive Chase Festival

    10/05/2018 - 10/07/2018

    Every year, dozens of arts, crafts and food vendors fill Downtown Adairsville at the Great Locomotive Chase Festival. See the parades, entertainers and pageants. Enjoy carnival rides, great music, food and fireworks. Named for the great Civil War escapade by Andrews' Raiders, be sure to stop in at the Adairsville Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum to view displays of the town's pivotal role in capturing Andrews' Raiders and speak with local historians about this National Historic Register City. read more