KENNESAW, Ga., February 13, 2014 — The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History in downtown Kennesaw, Ga., will not be charging admission during regular operating hours on Saturday, Feb. 22.
From 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. that day, visitors will have an opportunity to explore the Museum’s permanent exhibits and learn about the Great Locomotive Chase, one of the Civil War’s most thrilling episodes. Guests can also explore the one-of-a-kind full-scale replica of The Glover Machine Works, a locomotive factory in nearby Marietta that helped rebuild the South after the war.
“We are offering this special day to invite those who haven’t experienced the Museum to come and see us for free and also to thank our loyal patrons for their continued support,” said Kelly Briscoe, the Southern Museum’s events coordinator. “We are looking forward to sharing the Museum’s unique exhibits with guests whether it’s their first time or their 100th time visiting.”
Museum admission is normally $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12 and free for children three and under as well as Museum members. The Museum is located at 2829 Cherokee Street in downtown Kennesaw (exit 273 on Interstate 75).Click here for reuse options!
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