Marietta Museum of History

Downtown Marietta

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In a Nutshell

Four specialized galleries filled with artifacts team up with rotating exhibits & aviation wing to honor history of Marietta & Cobb counties

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 19, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Must activate membership by 9/19/12, membership expires 1 year from activation date. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Without museums, people would only learn about local history through their grandparents’ anecdotes or by deciphering decades worth of bathroom graffiti at the governor’s mansion. Learn local lessons with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

$25 for a silver membership (a $50 value)

  • Two membership cards and two guest passes
  • Free museum admission for one year
  • Newsletter subscription
  • 20% discount in the museum store
  • Free admission to lectures and invitations to members-only events<p>

$7 for admission for two (up to a $14 value)
$12 for admission for four (up to a $28 value)<p>

Marietta Museum of History

The curators of the Marietta Museum of History honor the heritage of Marietta and Cobb Counties with educational events, rotating exhibits, and four specialized galleries that focus on different facets of Marietta tradition: home life, general history, the military, and the Civil War Union Raiders. Since 2000, museum staffers have hosted more than 90,000 visitors, guiding groups past Native American artifacts and antiquated industrial machinery in the General History gallery and navigating a 15.5-acre aviation park filled with civilian and military aircraft manufactured in Marietta. Guns, shells, and uniforms line the cases in the Military gallery, which elucidates the stories of the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and Vietnam, among others. The museum’s special exhibits rotate several times a year, with themes such as Y’All Come Eat: Exploration of Southern Food Ways, which features the nation’s largest display of antebellum macaroni costumes. Visitors can drop by Monday–Saturday, or pick up a membership to receive a newsletter and special invitations.

Customer Reviews

The museum was very interesting. There was a lot of Civil War history and artifacts. The museum is undergoing some renovations, so I will definitely go back! Thank you Groupon!!
Cindy K. · October 2, 2013
Very interesting and informative. Your membership gets you additional lectures and activities that make it a great buy!
Judy G. · September 13, 2012
Very interesting. Lots of displays that maximize the limited space. Nice job!
Kevin M. · August 30, 2012
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    Downtown Marietta

    1 Depot St.

    Marietta, Georgia 30060


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