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Brain Train: Summer S.T.E.A.M. Workshop Series

Hop aboard the Brain Train to create, invent, and experiment! Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for a summer S.T.E.A.M. workshop.  Each workshop will focus on a different train-themed topic and will include an introduction plus hands-on experimentation.  Create, test, refine, and ... Continue Reading

Camp McDonald Day

The Southern Museum will host a public program at the Museum on June 10, 9:30 am – 5 pm, highlighting the anniversary and early history of Camp McDonald. Established on June 11, 1861 during the beginning of the Civil War, Camp McDonald served as a ... Continue Reading

“National Train Day” Model Train Market Show

The Museum is proud to partner with the Train Collectors Association to present the first-ever National Train Day Model Train Market Show on Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:30 am - 2:30 pm! This traditional model train vendor show will feature historic Lionel and American Flyer ... Continue Reading

A Night at the Southern

The Kennesaw Museum Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides philanthropic and programmatic support to the Southern Museum, is pleased to announce A Night at the Southern on Friday, March 3, presented by Atlanta Bonded Warehouse. Continue Reading

Retrace the Chase with the GLC Bus Tour!

The Southern Museum is pleased to announce its inaugural Great Locomotive Chase bus tour on October 22! This day-long journey will take visitors along the route of the Western & Atlantic Railroad with stops at key locations from the April 12, 1862 event. Get up ... Continue Reading

Dr. Richard Banz Answers Your Radio Show Questions

  [sdy_pl playlist] Join Dr. Banz every Saturday from 2-3pm for his show on Newstalk 1160am, "Seeking Justice and Building Bridges." Every week, he will answer guests' show follow up questions here, so check back for regular updates! Contribute to the discussion! Email your questions to . Continue Reading

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

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

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

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