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Trains Trains Trains Returns in January for a TWO day event!

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will host the sixth annual installment of its highly popular Trains, Trains, Trains event on Saturday, Jan. 30 AND Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days ... Continue Reading

Holiday at Museum

Holiday at the Museum Coming December 5th!

  Kick start your holiday season at the Southern Museum! Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and the movie The Polar Express as well as a fun, interactive winter themed train layout at the Museum on Saturday, December 5th! Sit back, relax and enjoy the ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum to Lead Exhibition and Programs to Memorialize 100th Anniversary of Leo Frank Lynching

Community dialogue, special programs to examine prejudice and bigotry in society then and now “Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited” exhibit to be displayed at the Southern Museum Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University, The Breman Museum and Southern Museum to ... Continue Reading


Kennesaw Museum Foundation Lacing Up for Annual 5K on October 3rd

The Kennesaw Museum Foundation is lacing up its running shoes and sprinting towards the 7th Annual Great Locomotive Chase 5K, sponsored by CSX. This year’s event, to be held October 3 in downtown Kennesaw, is one of the six Kennesaw Grand Prix Series races. All proceeds ... Continue Reading


Southern Museum Participates in Museum Day Live! on Sept. 26

On Saturday, September 26, as part of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Day Live! annual event, Kennesaw’s Southern Museum will offer free admission to the museum for participants who register online. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people and can be obtained ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum Wraps Up Successful Third Annual Railroad Rendezvous

  More than 700 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s third annual Railroad Rendezvous event. During the event, museum visitors were able to climb aboard the General locomotive, experience a hobo jungle, play with slot cars and make train-themed crafts. “Thank ... Continue Reading


Southern Museum Adds Third Mommy and Me program for Summer

Summer is quickly approaching and many families are making plans for the season. The Southern Museum’s Mommy & Me program is doing the same. Starting Wednesday, June 3rd, and running for just the months of June and July, the Museum is adding a third class ... Continue Reading


Southern Museum to Display Second “Great Locomotive Chase” Medal of Honor

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History recently placed a Medal of Honor awarded to Wilson W. Brown on exhibit on Friday, April 24. A Union soldier and one of the Andrews Raiders, Brown was awarded the Medal of Honor in September 1863, for ... Continue Reading


Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Excursion to Benefit Kennesaw Museum Foundation, Southern Museum

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. — The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and the Kennesaw Museum Foundation are teaming up to raise money in support of the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Proceeds from the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway excursion on Saturday, March 28, will ... Continue Reading


Video: 2015 ‘Trains, Trains, Trains’ Recap

More than 2,600 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s fifth annual Trains, Trains, Trains. For more on Saturday's event, click here. Continue Reading

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