Calling All Historians!

Professional and Amateur

The Smyrna History Museum is undergoing a redesign of its exhibits. We are looking for original photos of Smyrna history as well as objects to put on display.

We can digitally scan your photos so you can keep the original. All objects that are accepted for donation will be fully catalogued and stored in a climate controlled environment in acid-free containers.

If you think you have something of interest, please contact Museum Manager, Jennie Eldredge at (678) 631-5423.

Smyrna History Museum Collections Statement:

It is the policy of the Smyrna History Museum to collect only those objects made and/or used in the Smyrna area, or are associated with a person, place, or event in the area, or, to a limited extent, are typical or representative of objects made or used in the area; that are historical, cultural, or aesthetic in nature, and for which the museum has an ultimate use and for which the museum can care for under standards acceptable to the museum profession.



Smyrna History Museum closes to the public for Exhibits Renovation

The Smyrna History Museum will be undergoing a complete renovation to its exhibits. This renovation will bring a chronological, narrative layout to the museum that will be accessible to all visitors.

The Museum Manager, Jennie Eldredge, will transition into a full-time position to oversee these projects.

Building Four Fabrication in Chamblee, GA has been selected through the RFP process to design, build and install these new exhibits. The current timeline has the museum grand re-opening scheduled for Fall of 2019.

In preparation for the renovation project, the Smyrna History Museum closed to the public on Monday July 2, 2018.

The closing period will allow staff and volunteers time to clean up the museum and storage space in preparation for the renovation. 

The new Smyrna Historical Society, which was created to support and aid the museum in its operations, is playing a significant role in the museum’s renovation. If you are interested in helping, SHS is looking for volunteers at all levels, including board members. Please email them at  and let them know you want to help.