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Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta

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The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is an art museum located in Marietta, the county seat of Cobb County, Georgia.

Founded in 1990, the Museum's classical revival building was built in 1910 as the Marietta Post Office. In 1963 it became the main building of the Cobb County Public Library System, which has since moved into a large, modern facility.
The small museum has struggled with financial and other issues; when Donald Keyes resigned as Director in 2003, he was the ninth Director to resign in 13 years.
The building was used to film the courthouse scenes in the 2014 movie Selma.

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  • We went here when we had out of town visitors and when Groupon had a wonderful sale for 4. Make sure you check, just in case, first. It was nice for a rainy day too when we'd originally planned for...  more »
  • This place is located almost across the street from McCracken's Irish pub in Marietta Square. It's just far enough down the road that people visiting the Square don't usually notice it, which is a...  more »
  • We went for toddler Tuesday. The staff was very inviting and pleasant. My 2.5 yr old enjoyed herself with story time and play time. If my schedule allowed it we would go everytime
  • Small but mighty. Attended Magic at the Museum event and was utterly impressed with the entire event! Makes me want to go back and see the place on a regular day. What a fantastic place with such engaging and dedicated staff!

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