Established in 1996, the Marietta Museum of History seeks to showcase and preserve the history of Marietta and Cobb County. The museum is located on the second floor of the historic Kennesaw House, and features collections from the military and Civil War as well as home life and local history.
The Marietta Museum of History also hosts storytellers, authors, and other interesting people on the third Thursday of each month. These lectures are classified as either “Brown Bag Banter” or “Evening with History.”
- Brown Bag Banter – When events occur during lunchtime (11:30am), guests are encouraged to bring their lunch while listening to the program. Drinks and desserts are provided.
- Evening with History – When events occur in the evening (7pm), guests are encouraged to stay after the lecture to visit the museum. Light refreshments are provided.
Hours and Admission:
The museum is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Saturday, and is closed on Sundays, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas (Dec. 24-27), and New Year’s Day. Admission is $7 for Adults, $5 for students and seniors (55+), and free for children six and under as well as active military with i.d.
The Marietta Museum of History is located on the second floor of the Kennesaw House, next to the Marietta Welcome Center.
Marietta Museum of History
1 Depot Street, Suite 200
Marietta, GA 30060