Historic High Country / Canton

Cherokee County History Museum and Visitors Center

100 North St
Ste. 140
Canton, GA 30114

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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


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • At the Races: Dixie Speedway

    At the Races: Dixie Speedway

    04/23/2014 - 07/26/2014

    The new temporary exhibition featured at the Cherokee County History Museum and Visitor's Center is At the Races: Dixie Speedway. The exhibit will run from April 16 until July 26, 2014. Dixie Speedway in Woodstock has been entertaining racing fans for 45 years. First opened in 1969 as a dirt track, it was paved for a time and then converted back to dirt. Racing legend Bud Lunsford and Cherokee County businessman Max Simpson were among the early owners and operators. For the greatest part of i... read more