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Decatur Historical Courthouse

101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
+1 404-373-1088
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Beautiful Intimate Wedding

My boyfriend and I went to a beautiful, intimate wedding ceremony here. The marble floor and walls... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa S
Atlanta, GA
Beautiful historic event center

Not only were my parents married here many moons ago, but I have also attended many events here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LaRon H
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The DeKalb History Center collects, preserves and shares the history of DeKalb County, Georgia. Our Archives and Museum are located inside the historic courthouse in downtown Decatur, just a few miles from metro Atlanta. Open to the public, you can research many local history topics including genealogy and family history, cemeteries and historic homes. We also have many resources for teachers and host children’s programs throughout the year. The Courthouse is available for rent and serves as a popular event facility for facility for weddings, corporate functions and parties.
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101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
+1 404-373-1088
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to a beautiful, intimate wedding ceremony here. The marble floor and walls were stunning! If you are looking for small venue for a party or wedding I would keep the Historic Courthouse in mind!

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only were my parents married here many moons ago, but I have also attended many events here. They have all sorts of vendor and artist events here, it serves as a museum, its a very beautiful historic building all around. If you are in...More

Thank LaRon H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The design and architecture displayed in this historic building can be easily admired upon entry. The Dekalb History Center is a treasure of information, family history and other archives reflecting the diverse history of Dekalb. Take one of their tours and attend the Lunch and...More

Thank lgraves2136
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Courthouse in Decatur stands tall in centre of Decatur downtown. It is must place to visit. It is a place of historical importance.

Thank Ashish_Makhija
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very cool and historic building. Went to a wedding that was hosted on the top floor. Was very sweet and intimate - room could have held 100. Love the history and the old southern charm of this location

Thank Corey R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

While historical, the 2nd floor courtroom is a great event space. Some of the back rooms where things are stored are definitely due for an update; however, the staff was helpful and the space was a great blank space to transform.

Thank Brandi C
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I am an old fashion lawyer. I remember Courtrooms with wood floors and no AC. I am so glad tghey preserved this attraction.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Local gem and there is a free kinda mini-museum inside in the first floor that you can get around in in 10-15minutes.

Thank agxnes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Celebrated a wedding here and found the place to be charming! The stairs were a bit difficult for the elderly, but otherwise it was fine. Unfortunately the only elevator was out of service, at least for the beginning. Towards the end they got it working...More

Thank Sbueb
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely way to learn about the history of the Court House & history of Decatur. Most of it is FREE! Plus the Staff are ready to answer any questions you may have...

Thank TheDarkRose
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