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The City of Austell, named after Alfred Arthur Austell (1814 - 1881) has a long, rich history. The museum is an excellent way to learn more about the evolution of the city and progress which continues.

To read more about the exciting history of the City of Austell, visit the History of Austell.

The Austell Museum is open Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM and by appointment only on Saturday and Sunday. Schools and community associations are welcome guests. To make an appointment, please contact Austell Community Affairs at (770) 944-4309 or email Your message will be forwarded to Curator Bill Johnson.

Donations of year books for Austell Elementary School, Garrett Middle School, and South Cobb High School for any years, and photos of historic Austell are greatly appreciated. They can be donated at the Threadmill Complex located at 5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road at the Museum or the Community Affairs Department.