Historic High Country / Canton

Cherokee County History Museum and Visitors Center

100 N. St., Ste. 140
Canton, GA 30114

770-345-3288
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Learn about Cherokee County's past from before the time of the Cherokee Indians through the 21st century. The museum and visitors center is located in the historic marble courthouse, where the renovated jail and courtroom are also open. The courthouse and museum are located in downtown Canton's Historic District, which has numerous shops, parks and restaurants.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Near Interstate Highway

    575

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Mapping Cherokee, Featuring the 20th Century Map and Photo Collection of Lat Ridgway

    Mapping Cherokee, Featuring the 20th Century Map and Photo Collection of Lat Ridgway

    10/11/2017 - 01/27/2018

    The Cherokee County Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of our new temporary exhibit, Mapping Cherokee, Featuring the 20th Century Map and Photo Collection of Lat Ridgway, in the Cherokee County History Museum. The exhibit focuses on land surveyor, Lat Ridgway, who worked during in Cherokee County during the 1950s-70s. "The Museum is fortunate that Mr. Ridgway's family donated the contents of his home office, along with his extensive map a... read more

  • 2017 Canton Tour of Homes

    2017 Canton Tour of Homes

    10/20/2017 - 10/21/2017

    The 2017 tour will showcase six private homes: two on the Reinhardt University campus and four in Canton. Shuttle buses will run continuously from the Cherokee County Historic Courthouse to visit the Canton sites.

    Guests will provide their own transportation to the Reinhardt University homes.

    Tickets can be used either day, however, guests can only visit each house once. Tickets are also available at the following locations.

    Cherokee County History Museum & V... read more