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Unveiling the Legacy of Laura Pope Forester

Where Art, History, and Inspiration Converge!


The Pope’s 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.
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.

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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Weddings at Pope’s Museum

Embrace the Past, and Celebrate the Future

Our enchanting venue offers an extraordinary setting where history and art intertwine, creating a timeless backdrop for your special day. Embrace the rich heritage of the South Georgia landscape and celebrate your love story, weaving together the past and the present, as you embark on a journey into the future with your partner. Pope’s Museum weddings promise to be unforgettable celebrations that honor tradition while embracing the joyous possibilities that lie ahead.

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


Stay at the Museum

3 Bedrooms
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, 5 Beds
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.

Embracing History & Celebrating Life

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