30490 Highway 441
Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: (706) 336-0000
Fax: (706) 336-0026
Arts & Museums
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this center features a cultural museum that features rooms containing early 20th Century furnishings, artifacts, and pictures. Rucker, a pioneer in the education of Hall County's black children, founded the Industrial High School and Timber Ridge Elementary School which are also on site.
The 11,400 square foot Environment, Natural Science, and Appropriate Technology Center provides science and natural science education for all ages and highlights energy-saving and "green" technology, construction, and architecture.
Ty Cobb Museum in Royston, commemorates the successful baseball player, Tyrus Raymond Cobb. The museum showcases the life and accomplishments of the baseball hitter through memorabilia, videos, archives, and books. It exhibits artifacts that showcase the contribution of Cobb and various other people of the area. The museum is surely to interest all including baseball lovers. Check their website for more.
Housing a permanent collection of over 8,000 paintings, sculptures, and other works of art by regional, national, and international artists, this museum also features traveling exhibitions from all over the world and includes a cafe and a museum gift shop.
Situated in a charming Victorian Cottage, this unique gallery displays a lovely collection of vintage clothing from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
This state-of-the-art museum is filled with history and memorabilia of Georgia's hardy mountainfolk such as medical equipment and memorabilia, early farm tools, pottery, and a replica of the Miller's Store and Post Office.
Showcasing the works of state, regional, and national artists, this arts museum hosts several touring exhibits plus offers lectures, film presentations, and classes for both children and adults.
Provides an opportunity for school children and adults alike to learn about dozens of traditional arts and crafts through live demonstrations by area senior citizens.
Displaying photographs and equipment of legends of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, this hall of fame honors past collegiate players, coaches, and contributors dating back to 1883 when the first national tennis tournament was held and the hall of fame is usually open during tennis tournaments and matches.
Named after two of Georgia's most famous football coaches, Wallace Butts and Harry Mehre, and serving as a monument to the achievements of UGA sports teams, this museum pays tribute to over 100 years of Georgia's athletic programs while featuring football highlights on touch-screen video displays and an exhibit of Heisman trophies.
"The Birthplace of Anesthesia," this museum honors the physician who first used ether for surgical anesthesia when he performed the first painless surgery on March 30, 1842.