Museums near Coweta and Fayette Counties

January 10, 2024
Booth Western Art Museum - This museum  houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country. Sagebrush Ranch is an interactive gallery where children of all ages can learn about art and Western America. 
501 N Museum Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120

David J. Sencer CDC Museum (FREE) - Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Find out at the David J. Sencer CDC Museum.  The museum is a Smithsonian Institution affiliate. Admission is Free.
1600 Cllifton Rd. NE, Atlanta

Children’s Museum of Atlanta- The 16,316 square foot museum, one of four children's museums in Georgia, includes exhibits designed for and geared toward children under the age of nine. Check out the Target free second Tuesday each month and listed in the MacKid calendar.
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

College Football Hall of Fame- This hall of fame and museum is devoted to all things college football.
250 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Fernbank Museum of Natural History – The Museum presents exhibitions and programming about natural history that are meant to entertain as well as educate.
767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (FREE), 1000 Peachtree St. NE Atlanta
Discover the fascinating story of money—from barter to modern times, and see examples of rare coins and currency. Free admission.

Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton Street, Athens, GA
This FREE museum’s collection and exhibitions are so diverse, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History- Learn about how trains were used during and after the war. They even have an education center that is great for young kids. 
2829 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Southeastern Railway Museum- If your child loves trains this looks to be a good place to take them. They have trains on display and can visitors can ride on restored cabooses. 
3595 Buford Hwy, Duluth, GA 30096

Tellus Science Museum - Tellus features four main galleries: The Weinman Mineral Gallery, The Fossil Gallery, Science in Motion and The Collins Family My Big Backyard. A 120-seat digital planetarium and an observatory with a state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope is also located at Tellus. Eye-popping exhibits like an 80 foot-long Apatosaurus and a replica Wright flyer excite and amaze visitors of all ages. 
100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120

World of Coca Cola- The World of Coca-Cola is a museum showcasing the history of The Coca-Cola Company that contains a host of entertainment areas and attractions.
121 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Marietta Fire Museum (FREE), 112 Haynes St., Marietta, GA
The museum has fire service clothing, equipment and antique apparatus dating back to the 1800’s.

Museum of Aviation (FREE), GA Hwy 247 & Russell Parkway, Warner Robins, GA
Explore the thrill of flight.

National Infantry Museum (FREE), Ft. Benning, 1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA
The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center boasts a collection of more than 70,000 artifacts from more than 236 years of American military history.  Admission is free, but a $5 per person donation is requested.  There is an extra charge for the IMAX theater and combat simulators.

State Capital Tour and Museum, 214 State Capital, Atlanta 
Free Guided and Self-Guided Tours of the Capitol are available. The Capitol Museum is located on the 4th floor.

Georgia Governor's Mansion, 391 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta,  GA
See where Georgia's governor and first lady live! Public tours held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays, between 10 and 11:30.