Road to Tara Museum Tours
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Immerse yourself in Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler's enigmatic romance at the Road To Tara Museum, which brings to life Tara, the mythical plantation where Gone With the Wind takes place. Margaret Mitchell, the novel's author, created Tara based on the sprawling Victorian homes she saw in Clayton County, Georgia ,so today, Clayton County and the city of Jonesboro have been officially designated by the Georgia State Legislature as the "home of Gone With the Wind." Fittingly, the Road to Tara Museum is housed in the 1867 Train Depot in downtown historic Jonesboro.
At the museum visitors can see original props, wardrobe items and keepsakes from the 1939 Atlanta premiere of the feature film. The centerpiece is a large original oil mural depicting Rhett and Scarlett from the film, while additional oil paintings flank this large one. The museum also has an exhibit on the Civil War, featuring the Battle of Jonesboro.
The Road to Tara Museum is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adult tickets cost $7, and the site is located in Jonesboro, Georgia off of Interstate 75.
Address: 104 N. Main Street, Jonesboro, Georgia, USA
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults: $7, Seniors & Children: $6
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What are Road to Tara Museum hours of operation?
Road to Tara Museum hours of operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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