Bartow History Museum

Welcome to the Bartow History Museum!

The museum, located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia, documents the history of northwest Georgia’s Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area’s primary residents. Artifacts, photographs, documents, and a variety of interactive permanent exhibits tell the story of settlement, Cherokee life and removal, Civil War strife, and lifestyles of years past.

The Bartow History Museum also provides a variety of educational opportunities for adults, children, families, and school groups. Our extensive archives and research library containing photographs, documents, newspapers, rare books, genealogy records, oral history interviews, and more, is also available. We look forward to your visit soon.



Upcoming Events

  • May 1, 2015Exhibit: "Fill 'er Up: The Story of the Service Station"
  • September 7, 2015 1:30 pmHomeschool Day: Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • September 12, 2015 10:00 amJunior Jewelers Girl Scout Workshop
  • September 16, 2015 12:00 pmLunch and Learn with Joe Head
  • September 19, 2015Historic 5k at Rose Lawn
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Teachers, be sure to check out our Traveling Trunks!