Y’all come visit a spell!

Est: 1972Over 50 years of preserving our local past!

Welcome to the Newnan-Coweta History Center!

No trip to Newnan is complete without a visit to our crown jewel, the McRitchie-Hollis Museum.

You will find local history, humor, southern charm and hospitality here.

We’ve got a story to tell, and we want you to be a part of it!

Join us for a museum tour, walking tour, special event or book one of our venues.

Museum Hours

10am – 4pm Tues – Fri
10am – 2pm Sat
Coming Soon – Sunday Hours

Tours Daily  
Walk-ins welcomed or
call for an appointment

74 Jackson Street
Newnan, GA 30263

Upcoming Events

Passport to Coweta County

Catch Nan if you can! 

Use your passport to explore some of Coweta County’s historical places. Begin by visiting the McRitchie-Hollis Museaum or the Willcoxon-Arnall House (now known as Hillcrest Chapel) to pick up your passport and let the adventure begin!

Book A Tour

McRitchie-Hollis Museum

Tour the museum. The Peniston-Arnall-Thomasson Home is a 1937 Neoclassical style house.

Say “Hi” Y’All!

Meet Our Tour Guides

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What You’ll Find Inside

Click on the locations within the Museum to find out more about our Collections

Stop By For A Visit

Get the gang together for an unforgettable experience. Let us help you plan the perfect day in Newnan for your group! 

Book Our Venues

We have two perfectly unique and lovely venues for your consideration while planning your event.

“The museum is a gem of an event space.” – Rep. Lynn Smith, Newnan, GA

Invest in Local History & Culture

Did you know that the Newnan-Coweta History Center is a registered non-profit?

We rely on memberships and donations to help make the work that we do sustainable.

Please CLICK HERE to find out more about what we do. If you like it, please support us by becoming a member or making a donation.

Sponsors, Community Partners, & Contributors

Thank you for your support.

"...cemetery walk was great! The museum was so festive. Cannot wait until next year."

– Judy R.

"Cousin's wedding was housed here. Wonderful place to share nuptials."

– Ian J.

"Such a cool place to visit. The staff is wonderful!"

– Matt F.

"Beautiful historical home with nice exhibits."

– Tracey H.

"First time at the museum and we had a great time!"

– Melvin R.