Gone With the Wind Museum

 

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The rustle of petticoats

The smell of gunpowder

Towering magnolias

Step back in time with the sights and sounds of Atlanta during the Civil War and Reconstruction as told through the eyes of Scarlett O'Hara and her dashing romancer, Rhett Butler.

The Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum at historic Brumby Hall has been a mainstay in downtown Marietta since April 2003 when it opened in the historic Old Thomas Warehouse Building. With an extensive collection of memorabilia provided by Dr. Christopher Sullivan the museum is sure to delight and intrigue any Gone with the Wind fan, from novice to aficionado.

Highlights of the museum include:

  • The original Bengaline honeymoon gown worn by Vivien Leigh in her role as Scarlett O'Hara.
  • Margaret Mitchell's personal volumes of the novel.
  • Educational display dedicated to the African American cast members.
  • Foreign editions of the novel, and rare press and publicity books.
  • Costume pieces, contracts, and original scripts.
  • Conceptual artwork, foreign editions of the book, and personal items belonging to the cast members.

The Marietta Gone with the Wind at historic Brumby Hall is like a walk back in time.  Refreshing must-see stop for all fans of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Academy Award-winning movie. The museum is often mentioned as one of the top stops for tourists wanting to explore the South's antebellum history. As an added pleasure, stroll through the beautiful gardens that surround the museum.

Conveniently located a quarter mile from the historic Marietta Square in walking distance of the Hilton Marietta Hotel & Conference Center.