Sleep Inn & Suites
181 Metromont Road
Hiram, GA 30141
Phone: (770) 222-9161
Fax: (770) 222-9173
181 Metromont Road, Hiram, GA, US, 30141
- Phone: (770) 222-9161
- Fax: (770) 222-9173
Arts & Museums
Serving as the headquarters for cultural activity in the area, this center is housed in a lovely 19th century home with Greek architecture and features an art gallery which hosts monthly exhibits. The center also features a small sales gallery which carries arts and crafts by Georgia artists and classes in visual, performing, and literary arts are available.
A wonderful collection of Gone with the Wind movie and book memorabilia, including original costumes, scripts, books, movies posters, and photographs are displayed at this museum with highlights including the original Bengaline honeymoon gown worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in the film, several of Margaret Mitchell's personal volumes of the novel, and an educational display dedicated to the African American cast members.
The history of Marietta is forever intertwined with that of Atlanta, and is in its full, perpetual glory just 15 minutes north of downtown. Located on the second floor of the historic Kennesaw House in downtown Marietta, the museum features relics from the Civil War, historic artifacts, and a parade of furniture that dates back to the first settlers of the area. The Kennesaw House was built early in the 19th Century as a hotel, and served as headquarters for General Sherman during his unappreciated visit to the area in 1864.
This diminutive gallery is located on the second floor of a vintage office building, just down the street from the historic village square. Fronted by an impressive 12-foot (3.6-meter) door of oak and iron and topped by a large round window at the crest, the curbside entrance is one of the more distinctive elements to the place. Upstairs, you'll find a competent collection of nice pieces by area artists, some of which are for sale.
The city of Atlanta doesn't have a monopoly on fine art in Georgia, as evidenced by this fine gallery in the suburbs. Housed in a 1908 National Historic Landmark building, the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art showcases major exhibitions of international stature. While you're in the neighborhood, check out the historic Marietta Square just two blocks away, a prototypical Southern town square, complete with a county courthouse.
This neat concept is housed in a brightly painted brick building across from the Marietta Museum of Art, just in case the work of area artists should inspire you. Open five days a week for personal pottery painting, the center features six tables, all paints and supplies, an on site kiln and a bright atmosphere for your day behind the brush. Perfect for kids' parties, bridal showers or corporate meetings, Just Kiln' Time will open at any time to accommodate your group's party.
Housed in a Victorian home located off Marietta's square, The Marlow House Gallery is The Marlow House's gallery featuring Thomas Kinkade art and other collectibles.
Civil War enthusiasts should make a point of visiting this museum, located about 15 minutes north of Atlanta off Interstate 75. The focal point is The General, the locomotive engine stolen by a group of Union spies during the Civil War which began what is known to Civil War buffs as the Great Locomotive Chase. Experience the exciting tale of "The General and The Texas" in a multimedia presentation, or pore over numerous Civil War artifacts and relics displayed throughout the museum. See website for guided tour details and seasonal program information.
Providing a unique look at firefighting techniques and equipment from as far back as the late 1800s, this museum showcases and exhibits antique fire engines and firefighting equipment with the highlight of the collection being the 1880s era Silsby Steamer named
Features a live farm animal exhibit and the opportunity to pan for gold.
Choose from the wide selections of frames that can be customized according to your needs in Smyrna Frame & Art Gallery. If you are unsure, the experienced staff will assist in finding the right one for your precious art. Check out the Thomas Kinkade collections adorning the gallery walls which are considered to be one of the best that the city can offer.
When form meets function, art ascends to a whole new plane. Such is the philosophy behind the abstract offerings at the Artisan Resource Center. The art here consists not of your normal gallery fare, but of pieces that challenge traditional boundaries. Just north of the city in suburban Marietta, this fascinating art complex features works that will brighten your home while enlivening conversation. It features 27 studios that is home to talented artisans from various fields such as sculpture, painting, jewelry and more. The work of many creative local minds is yours for the asking, all within easy reach at the Artisan Resource Center.