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Marietta Museum of History

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The Marietta Museum of History is a local history museum located in the historic Kennesaw House in Marietta, Georgia, which is a short drive from downtown Atlanta. It features a wide range of exhibits related to topics such as aviation, the military, everyday life in the 19th and 20th centuries, gold mining and Native American culture. If you're interested in history, it's well worth a brief visit.

Things to Do

  • Explore the general history galleries, which feature artifacts such as arrowheads and an old printing press, plus information about prominent Native American groups that once lived in the area.
  • View the Homelife Gallery, which contains an impressive collection of items from the 19th and 20th centuries, including music boxes, an antique ice box, and beautiful bedroom furniture.
  • Learn about Marietta's contribution to various wars, including the Civil War and WWII, while viewing uniforms, battlefield artifacts, and a large gun collection.

Marietta Museum of History Insider Tips

  • Attend one of their Mice Tours, special tours designed for children between the ages of 3 and 5 which teach little ones about history with the help of museum mascots Murray and Etta, who are cartoon mice.
  • Don't forget to stop by the museum store before you head home - it sells all kinds of great gifts and souvenirs, including books, magnets, mugs, and Civil War artifacts!
  • Consider visiting the nearby Aviation Wing, an outdoor exhibit where you can see civilian and military aircraft.

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