Open Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Adults $5.00 Seniors $3.00 Students $2.00


  • August 4
    Low Country Boil & Barbeque

    **Deadline to purchase tickets is August 2**
    Join us for our annual evening of food and fun at the 2016 Low Country Boil & Barbeque event scheduled for Thursday, August 4th at the Rome Civic Center. Doors open for the event at 6:00pm, which features an open bar and an all-you-can-eat buffet of low country boil and barbeque provided by Two Can Do Catering served at 7:15pm. Attendees will be able to choose from a variety of silent and live auction items. In addition, beautifully potted plant centerpieces will be available for sale again this year.

  • September 2 - October 21
    Fall Plant Sale

    Choose from a wonderful variety of plants, trees, and shrubs that are perfect for the fall season! Order forms will be available online starting September 2, 2016.

  • September 24
    Museum Day Live! Sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine

    Chieftains will once again participate in the annual Museum Day Live! event on Saturday, September 24th. In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket… for free. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people during regular operating hours on the 24th from 10am-5pm.

    One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. To download a ticket or for more information about this event and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit

  • October 25
    Eric Bowne Lecture: Before Ross and Ridge: Christian Priber and Cherokee Nation Building in the Eighteenth Century

    Chieftains Museum is partnering with Berry College to present “Before Ross and Ridge: Christian Priber and Cherokee Nation Building in the Eighteenth Century” by Dr. Eric Bowne, visiting lecturer of anthropology at the University of Central Arkansas. Bowne specializes in Southeastern Native American history. Time and location TBA (check back for updates as the date approaches).

  • October 28
    Night at the Museum

    Purchase a ticket and enjoy a beer or glass of wine as you tour the house and meet the personalities who lived in the historic house during its nearly 200 year history. Tickets are $10.00 each (includes admission and 1 free drink ticket). We will also have a cash bar.

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