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Gwinnett County Veterans Memorial Museum (Historic Courthouse Back Entrance)
The Gwinnett Veterans Memorial Museum is a tribute to all brave men and women who have defended our land and liberties from the Revolutionary War to the present, including the War of 1812, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf Wars, and Operation Enduring Freedom.
As you tour the museum, you'll be captivated by the stories of men and women who gave so much to our country and for our freedoms. The museum is filled with a collection of wartime artifacts, memorabilia, and uniforms from all branches of the service. To go to their website click Gwinnett County Veterans Memorial Museum.




The Southeastern Railway Museum
In operation since 1970, is Georgia’s Official Transportation History Museum. Occupying a 35-acre site in Duluth, Georgia, the museum offers exhibits dealing with the history and importance of transportation in the development of the state and the region. The collection includes roughly 90 pieces of railroad rolling stock, including historic locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and maintenance vehicles, as well as a restored 1971 passenger depot that once served the City of Duluth. The museum also exhibits historic automobiles, firefighting equipment, and buses from MARTA and its predecessors. Visitors can also enjoy rides on an antique caboose or passenger car pulled by a vintage engine, or enjoy a nostalgic turn on a fully restored miniature park train.
Because many of the exhibits are outdoors, the Southeastern Railway Museum varies its operating hours seasonally. Current days and hours, along with educational programming and other information, are available on the museum website at Southeastern Railway Museum.

Gwinnett History Museum/Lawrenceville Female Seminary
Originally built in the 1830s, this historic building was first used as a finishing school for the county’s young women. After being destroyed by fire, it was reconstructed in 1855 and was later converted into a ‘civic center’ for community activities, and at one time, housed a local radio station! It houses the Gwinnett History Museum, with exhibits relating to early Gwinnett County farming, textiles, schools, and more! Gwinnett History Museum/Lawrenceville Female Seminary.

Museum of Buford

In 1993, the museum was dedicated to Handsel Grady Morgan, Buford’s historian. Handsel has given tirelessly to the recording and preservation of Buford’s past and has been the ambassador for promoting our history. Historic Buford, A History of the City of Buford, Georgia through 1990 , is a comprehensive history of Buford and is a testimony to Handsel’s dedication to our community and a culmination of his life’s work. The book is available at the Museum store. A complete biography of Handsel Morgan is under construction and should be available on line in a few weeks. Click here to visit their website.Museum Of Buford.