Cobb Energy Gallery Rental | Southern Museum

Cobb Energy Gallery Rental

The Museum’s Cobb Energy Gallery is ideal for larger events such as wedding receptions, cocktail parties, formal sit-down dinners, and business banquets. With its 145-guest capacity and clean, simple design, this space can be easily transformed to fit the theme of any event.

To take a tour of the facility, an appointment must be made with the Events Coordinator at 770.427.2117 ext. 3058 or email hidden; JavaScript is required.


If alcohol is served, an Alcohol Permit Application must be submitted at least 30 days in advance of event to be approved by Mayor and Council of Kennesaw and an on-site police officer is required by City Statute at a cost of $35 an hour to be paid directly to the officer. The Event Coordinator will help facilitate this permit.

Cobb Gallery Information:

  • Approximately 3500 square feet
  • Dual track lighting system
  • Widely spaced electrical outlets throughout
  • Easy access for the public
  • Entry roll up door

Cobb Gallery/Museum Pricing Per Hour (2 Hour Minimum)

  • $300 an hour
  • $300 non refundable deposit (to be put towards balance of rental)
  • After Hours: An additional $50 per hour will be charged after normal museum hours, but you will have access to the entire Museum, including the theater.

Does NOT include:

  • Caterer fees
  • Rental of chairs, tables and other items
  • Fees for security officer (if applicapable) – to be paid directly to officer ($35 per hour)


Security Deposit and Rental Fees may be made by credit card over the phone by calling the events coordinator at 770.427.2117, ext. 3058. Or checks may be made out to the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History and mailed to:

Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History
Attn: Events Coordinator
2829 Cherokee Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144


Payment for food service, rental items and decorations should be arranged between Caterer and Client.

Preferred Caterers

Preferred Caters are requested when renting the Cobb Gallery. The Museum will recommend the following local caterers. There is an additional $250 fee if a non-Preferred Caterer is used.

Adriane’s Delectables 770.529.6870
Carriage House Catering 770.426.9852
Barbeque Street 770.419.2626
Carrabba's Italian Grill 770.499.0338
Trackside Grill 770.499.0874
Creations by Cookie 770.714.8426
Great Harvest Bread 770.421.9998
Clement Catering Co. 770.485.5543
Subway 770.424.0111
Cornerstone Cookie Co. 770-444-9229, 866-845-9229


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