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Cherokee County History Museum and Visitors Center

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Address: 100 North St, Canton, GA 30114-2779
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+1 770-345-3288
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Learn about Cherokee County's past from before the time of the Cherokee...

Learn about Cherokee County's past from before the time of the Cherokee Indians through the 21st century! The museum features movies, interactive iPad presentations, exhibits, and artifacts from the collections of the Cherokee County Historical Society. The museum and visitors center is located in the historic marble courthouse, where the renovated jail and courtroom are also open. The courthouse and museum are located in downtown Canton's Historic District which has numerous shops, parks and restaurants.

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Nice visit with My Girl Scout Troop

It is great to visit when they have special exhibits. My Girl Scout Troop enjoyed visiting. It is a very small museum, so I would not go unless they had another exhibit going on.

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Canton, Georgia
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Canton, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is great to visit when they have special exhibits. My Girl Scout Troop enjoyed visiting. It is a very small museum, so I would not go unless they had another exhibit going on.

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Canton, Georgia
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The display is quite impressive. They have such a variety of artwork on display. Not to mention that Cherokee County is so full of history that tends to get overlooked.

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Thank Shinguni
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Enjoyed our visit at the Canton Co History Museum. It's not a big place but it packs a lot of great history of the past. Well worth a visit with a stop afterwards at any of the local downtown restuarants.

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Thank Alan L
Woodstock, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Cherokee County Historical Society teamed with the City of Canton to provide space to caretake our local Cherokee history. Well done, CCHS!

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Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We live in Canton and had not been here until today, the photo that is with the venue is just that, the entire museum pretty much; we felt a little stupid at first as we went in there as a "starting point" so my daughter could change her shoes then went back out the door to "find the museum" when... More 

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

I have been to community plays in this building, eaten a fabulous lunch in the lower area and taken the tour of the building. It is very interesting and the volunteer docent was outstanding. Classrooms recreated for the early to mid 1900's piques so many memories of my childhood. The many donations of dresses and furnishings is very well displayed.... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

It is a great place to learn more about our local area and history. Loved all the local information and makes me feel more connected to the area.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

A fun location. It's in the cute historic part of downtown Canton. You can watch a 20 min video about the area and the takeover of the land from the native Americans. They have displays, maps and other interesting things to go through. The coolest part is you can tour an old courtroom and then the old jail on the... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

At time of visit, facility torn apart to repair water leaks and extensive damage in the museum part of this very old building. Features are very specific, local, and unless you have an interest in Cherokee County not a very interesting.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We took our Cub Scouts there and they had a blast! We even put them in Jail - up on the 4th floor! I found my family's old homestead in one of the displays and so did our troop leader! A great way to learn about Cherokee County!!

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