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Ty Cobb Museum, Royston

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4.7/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
The Ty Cobb Museum is a museum located in Royston, Georgia, that honors Baseball Hall of Fame player Tyrus Raymond Cobb. The museum contains art and memorabilia, film, video, books and historical archives of Cobb as well as several other notable people from Franklin County, Georgia.

Items on display include Cobb's 1907 American League batting champion medal. The Cobb Theater features stadium-style seating accented by a beautiful mural. A video features the narration of Georgia Bulldogs broadcasting legend Larry Munson, interviews with Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones and ESPN baseball analyst Peter Gammons, along with rare footage and still photographs of Ty Cobb.

The museum also houses the Franklin County Sports Hall of Fame. Charter inductees are Cobb, 1943 American League MVP Spud Chandler, National Football League Pro Bowl lineman Tony Jones and College Football All-American quarterback Dee Dowis.
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  • Stopped by here because I always wanted to visit. Small museum located in a medical building. $5.00 admission but there is a short movie about Ty Cobb's life along with awards, equipment, and pictures...  read more »
  • If your into baseball history it's worth the visit, I wouldn't make a special trip to see it but if your in the area, stop in. 
  • I enjoyed our trip here. There was no one else there, which was kind of sad. I learned a lot about Ty Cobb I didn't know and there is great memorabilia if you're a baseball fan. I think it's about $5 ...  read more »
  • This Museum is so well done and gives you an overall view of the life of TY COBB on and off the field. The director is knowledgeable and answered all my questions with a smile. There is lots of memorabilia about the different aspects of Ty's life. And this is coming from someone who isn't much of a baseball fan.
  • Had a great experience here back in 2006. There was memorabilia that you couldn't imagine. Even his shotgun and dentures. There was also a video of an interview of him that can't be found anywhere else.
  • The museum itself is okay but the front desk can sometime have a snobby attitude but she may no longer be there
  • This is a wonderful museum highlighting the career and life of Ty Cobb also known as the Georgia Peach. Best known as the first inductee to Baseball's Hall of Fame, Ty Cobb lead a career in baseball that will unlikely be matched, even by today's standards. The short movie is well done and there is a small but nice gift shop for those who like memorabilia. It's worth a stop!
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