Marietta Museum of History - Aviation Wing Atlanta Rd SE & S Cobb Dr SE, Marietta, GA30060 The Marietta Museum of History's Aviation Wing is a park and planned museum dedicated to aircraft built in Marietta…More for the U.S. military. Presently the park has eight aircrafts donated by the Air Force, the Navy and Lockheed Martin, and several trailers that house exhibits. More aircrafts and a museum building are planned for the future.
Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art 30 Atlanta St SE, Marietta, GA30060 The Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art is located in historic downtown Marietta Square. It is a visual arts center that houses…More a collection of some of the finest American art of the 21st century including paintings, sculptures and other artistic pieces. It also offers tours, lectures and workshops.
This local museum is dedicated to preserving the rich history of Marietta and Cobb County. It features everything…More from Cherokee writings and traditions to tales from the Civil War and military items.
The Marietta Museum of History offers guided group tours, some of which are designed specifically for young children. Seniors and students enjoy discounts and members, active military personnel and children under age five visit for free.
The Marietta Fire Museum, located in the Fire and Rescue headquarters at Fire Station No. 1, showcases uniforms,…More equipment and vehicles city firefighters used as far back as the 1800s.
The free museum includes an 1879 Silsby Steamer, a 1921 American LaFrance pumper, a 1929 Seagrave pumper, a 1949 Pirsch ladder truck and a 1952 Chevrolet panel truck as well as antique helmets and firefighting apparatus. The museum also features the department's "Wall of Flame" with photos dating back to the 1800s.
Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum 18 Whitlock Ave NW, Marietta, GA30064 Remember it all: Tara, Rhett, Scarlett, the Civil War. If one needs a refresher look no further than the Marietta Gone…More with the Wind Museum. It is full of movie memories such as Rhett's coat and shirt, Scarlett's red dress, pictures of Tara and tons of souvenirs for purchase.
Root House Museum and Garden 145 Denmead St NE, Marietta, GA30060 The Root House Museum and Garden showcases what Marietta and Cobb County were like in the 19th century. The museum is…More located in the house that the Root family, early settlers of Marietta, built in 1845. The museum is composed of the Root House Garden, where visitors can see mid-19th century replica garden, full of vegetables, cooking and medicinal herbs, fruit trees, flowers and shrubs. In the main house, volunteer guides tell guests the story of the house, the Roots and facts about Marietta in the 1850s. The house is furnished with pieces from that time period and guests can even see a working cookstove from the 1850s. Finally, there is the Root House Museum Store where guests can purchase books and gifts that have to do with life in 19th century Cobb County.
Cobb County Youth Museum 649 Cheatham Hill Dr SW, Marietta, GA30064 Cobb County Youth Museum located off Whitlock Dr. in Marietta offers children of all ages a chance to learn history and…More social and cultural events using visual and media avenues through the integration of instructional and hands on activities. School bus tours are available with reservations only September through May. Admission is $7 per person.
The Junior League of Cobb-Marietta is a nonprofit organization of about 400 women dedicated to promoting…More volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving its community. The group formed in 1933 as the Marietta Junior Welfare League and adopted its current name in 1976.
The Junior League has founded and supported many community projects across Cobb County including the Creswell School, the Cobb County Youth Museum, the Center for Children and Young Adults, Gate City Nursery and Sheltering Arms Daycare. The group conducts several fund-raisers each year to support its projects.
The Junior League maintains its local headquarters at the Marietta Garden Center.