Gone With the Wind Museum, Jefferson

4.5
#12 of 17 in Things to do in Jefferson
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Normal business hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, and OTHER TIMES BY APPOINTMENT.

IF YOU ARE COMING TO JEFFERSON SPECIFICALLY TO VISIT THE MUSEUM, PLEASE CALL 903-665-1939 TO CONFIRM HOURS. Posted hours are subject to change without notice.

Group tours are welcome, and I am always happy to book your tour, large or small, when it is convenient.

This 1,700-square-foot museum features one of the world's largest private collections of memorabilia relating to Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and David O. Selznick's Academy Award-winning motion picture.

The museum gift shop features Gone With the Wind-related items, both old and new.
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  • This collection is beyond belief. Mrs Bobbie (the lady that owns the collection) was so interesting to talk to. She shared her wealth of knowledge about the history of Gone With the Wind. My favorite....  more »
  • I could have spent a lot longer perusing all the great artifacts, dolls, and decorations that Mrs. O'Hardy has collected over her lifetime. I especially liked that the Bonnie Blue section. Mrs...  more »
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  • On one particular weekend I was searching for things to do and see. I have always enjoyed watching the movie, regardless of age, and I decided to stop by to see this museum. If I remember correctly, the building used to be some kind of storage place or shop for the local school district. Eventually it was turned into a museum and run by a very pleasant lady who, herself, is a fan of the novel and movie. I truly enjoyed my time here even though it is a small museum. There were some displays that did not interest me, but overall, I found it interesting. I truly enjoyed speaking with the lady and I learned a lot.
  • There is no way to describe the experience of visiting this well-kept museum. A COMPLETE collection of ALL things GWTW! LARGE, lighted, detailed doll house. GWTW posters, books, records, costumes, theater programs, photos, movie props, history. Just a really nice experience on a quiet street. This collection belongs to one woman who has carefully amassed it all, and is available to answer any questions.

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