The Southern Museum is a museum and wedding venue located in Kennesaw, Georgia. For over 46 years, this charming facility has offered several event spaces and a blank canvas as a setting for special occasions. Evoking the spirit of a bygone era in Georgia history, The Southern Museum provides a unique and memorable space to celebrate your wedding day among friends and family.
Facilities and Capacity
This venue offers four different modern event spaces to accommodate up to 150 wedding guests. The 3,500-square-foot Southern Museum’s Cobb Energy Gallery is ideal for larger events and features sleek and simple design, a dual-track lighting system, a convenient roll-up entry door and access to the entire museum. The Classroom offers space for up to 50 guests, with the optional add-on of the Jolley Education Center for additional event space. The Southern Museum Theater is an additional theater-style event space.
The Southern Museum offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Their professional Events Coordinator is dedicated to providing excellent service with attention to detail for a seamless and unforgettable wedding experience. Event services offered include the following:
The Southern Museum is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.
This museum first opened in 1972 as the Big Shanty Museum, showcasing the famous General locomotive. The museum was dedicated to telling the story of the April 12, 1862 “Great Locomotive Chase” that occurred in Kennesaw during the Civil War. The museum began to collect and interpret other artifacts from the Civil War, and eventually expanded to include other Civil War and locomotive historic exhibits.
The Southern Museum is located in downtown Kennesaw, Georgia. This venue is conveniently close to both I-75 and Cobb Parkway, 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta, 10 minutes from Marietta and 45 minutes from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
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