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Museums Reopen

Cartersville, Georgia Museums and Attractions are once again welcoming visitors with new requirements and safety guidelines to ensure a healthy and happy visit for all. The Booth Western Art Museum requires that all visitors and members purchase a timed ticket in advance of your visit. While your entry time is set, there’s no limit to the time you choose to stay – the average visit is 2-3 hours. Masks are encouraged, and guest should stay home if COVID-19 symptoms arise. If plans change, your ticket may be transferred to a future available date. The Orientation Theater and Sagebrush Ranch are not open at this time, but downloadable family guides give interesting insight to keep even the youngest visitors engaged. Learn More…

Next Door & Nearby

The Bartow History Museum is located adjacent to the Booth Museum and serves as a cornerstone of Downtown Cartersville’s Historic Square. Admission guidelines are similar here with advance timed tickets also required. Walk-in visitors will only be admitted if sufficient space allows. Some interactive exhibits will not be operable at this time in order to keep tours in motion. Take a look inside…

At Tellus Science Museum visitors must also have advance tickets and masks are strongly suggested. Visitors will find the Fossil Dig and Collins Family My Big Backyard closed, but there are plenty of amazing discoveries to be shared including The Bentley Planetarium. More Info + Tickets…

Pine Acres Retreat

Getaway to Lake Allatoona at Pine Acres Retreat. The expansive park was completely refurbished and opened to the public by reservation only in 2019, after previously serving as a Girl Scout Camp. The 210-acre retreat features cozy cabins ideal for family gatherings, primitive campsites for fun and play, and several large interior and open-air venues for special events. All overnight guests may enjoy the large swimming pool and free kayaking on Lake Allatoona. See our Photo Gallery and Make Reservations…

Returning to Nature

Visitors are enjoying Cartersville’s Red Top Mountain State Park and Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site now more than ever. While Georgia State Park’s and Historic Sites remained open during COVID-19, many of the parks are experiencing times when day-use visitors must be turned away due to COVID-19 guidelines. When planning your next visit to enjoy Red Top Mountain State Park’s beautiful trails, beach and picnic facilities see ALERTS for updates that may impact your visit.

The Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site is now open daily from 9 AM-5 PM. Plan a visit to make new discoveries at the Etowah Archaeological Museum, see Native American fish traps in the Etowah River, and get your daily steps in with a climb up Mounds A, B & C. Pack a picnic and spend the day at this pre-historic landmark overlooking the Etowah Valley District, which at 40,000 acres is, the largest district in the National Register of Historic Places.

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