Funk Heritage Center

Welcome to the Funk Heritage Center of Reinhardt University

Georgia's Official Frontier and Southeastern Interpretive Center


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The Funk Heritage Center will close Friday, December 21 through Friday, December 28. It will be open on Saturday, December, 29 and Sunday, December 30. The Center will be closed for the New Year’s holiday on December 31 and January 1. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, January 2.

New exhibit in the Buffington Gallery

“A Living Tradition” is the newest art exhibit featured in the Buffington Back Art Gallery. It was curated by retired executive director Dr. Joe Kitchens and includes paintings, clothing, pottery and sculptures from various Native American cultures across the nation. The Buffington Front Gallery has an exhibit of paintings by Native American women artists curated by Reinhardt University students Madeline Gray and James Gilbert. 

Trail of Tears Designation

The Funk Heritage Center is a certified National Park Service Trail of Tears interpretive center. Click here to visit the Hall of the Ancients to read more about our Trail of Tears exhibit.

The Funk Heritage Center is located on the  Reinhardt University campus in Waleska, Georgia.

Contact Us!
7300 Reinhardt Circle 
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
Field Trip or Tour: 770-720-5970
Museum Gift Shop: 770-720-5967
Special Programs: 770-720-9222

Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1p.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Monday

General Admission
Adults 18 and Up: $7.00
Seniors Over 65: $6.50
Active Duty Military: Free
Under 18: $5.00

National Parks Service
Trail of Tears Interpretive Site