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

  • April 30, 2015 6:30 pmNew Exhibit Member Preview
  • April 30, 2015 7:00 pm"North Georgia's Dixie Highway" - Evening Lecture with Abbie Parks
  • May 1, 2015Exhibit: "Fill 'er Up: The Story of the Service Station"
  • May 20, 2015 12:00 pmLunch and Learn with Vicki Crowe
  • May 28, 2015 7:00 pmEvening Lecture with Gary Ross and Travis Prestwood
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Teachers, be sure to check out our Traveling Trunks!