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Experience Love Within History’s Embrace

A Wedding/Event Venue And Historical Museum


Popes Museum promises an unforgettable experience that leaves a lasting imprint in your heart. From its captivating exhibits and enchanting wedding venue to luxurious accommodations, every aspect of the museum weaves a mesmerizing tale that beckons you to return, time and time again.

Visit The Museum

Visit The Museum

Experience Laura Pope Forester's Legacy at Pope's Museum—an art haven born from her rural residence.Delve into 200 sculptures, captivating murals, and thought-provoking gardens, celebrating women's possibilities and societal impact.
Wedding & Event Venue

Wedding & Event Venue

Popes Museum offers a truly enchanting setting for weddings and events. Amidst the backdrop of historical grandeur, say "I do" in a place where love and heritage unite.
Event Type: Historic Home/Site, Museum, Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Garden, Rustic
Overnight Stays

Overnight Stays

Enjoy our onsite accommodations, a blend of modern comforts with historic charm, that offers a haven of relaxation after a day of exploration.
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Photo Credit: Courtney Wahl Photography
Photo Credit: Courtney Wahl Photography

Weddings at Pope’s Museum

Embrace the Past, and Celebrate the Future

“What a fabulous gem tucked away in southwest Georgia! This is a unique property that is carefully being restored and preserved. Highly recommend!” -Stephani, Guest

Elegant. Joyous. Distinctive.

Our enchanting venue offers an extraordinary setting where history and art intertwine, creating a timeless backdrop for your special day.  Pope’s Museum weddings promise to be unforgettable celebrations that honor tradition while embracing the joyous possibilities that lie ahead.

Exploring the History of Pope’s Museum:
A Legacy of Art and Empowerment

Discover the lasting legacy of a visionary woman and her artful emporium.

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Welcome an experience that seamlessly weaves the past into your present, providing a stay like no other.


Stay at the Museum

3 Bedrooms
1&1/2 Bathrooms

Stay at a folk-art museum featured in the Library of Congress & the Smithsonian Magazine. Popes Museum features old-growth hardwood floors, tongue-n-groove walls & ceilings, artwork on the walls, and a series of sculptures outside. 

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Stay at the Cottage

1 Bedroom; 1 Queen & 2 Twins
1 Bathroom

Privacy, history and rest are available at the Guesthouse of Popes Museum. This 1 bedroom cottage has a stocked kitchen and bath as well as a sleeper sofa. Walk across the historic gardens for a tour of one of the nation’s oldest folk art museums. *Based upon availability.

What Our Patrons Think

This spot was absolutely perfect for our stay. Nice little spot to stay in south GA. I expect to be back to the area another time or 2 soon, and I’ll definitely book here again. My wife wished we had been able to stay a little longer.

Excellent place! Will definitely use this host 10 out of 10 times. Michelle and her family were very welcoming and friendly. Also, this family works hard to be very accommodating and helpful. Very unique property with tons of history! Thank you again Michelle!

Great breakfast , hospitality, children are kind and willing to help. We would stay here again ! Accommodations were great for the three of us .

Great experience. Loved the story of the history of Laura Pope and how they are bringing her to life again. Beautiful land and artwork! Will visit again as the story unfolds.


This home exceeded our expectations! Michelle and Dan are amazing hosts and felt like old friends. The home is quite interesting with a deep history. Super clean, lot of room with a very comfortable bed. The owners’ passion for preserving its history is very apparent. Very very beautiful grounds. We will be back!


Michelle went above and beyond to ensure we were taken care of. As a more traditional BnB it was nice having breakfast available both mornings. We appreciated the history and passion Michelle has to preserve this site. If ever in need of a place to stay in South GA this is the place. Thank you!

Embracing History & Celebrating Life

2024 Sponsors of the Museum

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