Go inside the Bartow History Museum to learn about Cherokee life, the Civil War, and early years of the 20th century.
The Bartow History Museum, located in the 1869 Courthouse “under the bridge” in downtown Cartersville, preserves the cultural, industrial and agricultural heritage of Bartow County and northwest Georgia. Visitors will delight in this glimpse back into the workshops, farmsteads, and mercantile located in this center of trade, politics and transportation. Artifacts, archives and oral histories from pioneer settlements to the early 20th Century can be viewed.
The Museum Store offers a fine collection of local history books and other quality historic reproductions.
Bartow History Museum
4 East Church Street
Cartersville GA 30120
A site on Northwest Georgia’s Blue & Gray Trail
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sunday.
Admission: $5.50 adults, $4.50 senior citizens ages 65+ and students, active duty military with I.D. and BHM members admitted free.
Directions : from Atlanta, go north on I-75 to Exit 288. Go south on GA 113, approximately 2 miles to downtown Cartersville. Turn right on Wall Street/Museum Drive (before railroad crossing). Museum is located two blocks ahead “under the bridge”.
Current Special Exhibits
Boom! Bartow in The 50s – on display now-March 30, 2019