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Gwinnett Historic Courthouse

185 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4941
+1 770-822-5450
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Beautiful old and stately building on the downtown square.....

(three of the buildings that dot the 2-acre square were built by attorneys w/ the county's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tencatdaddy
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Athens, Georgia
Beautiful little Court House and museum

Pretty much every time I visit family in Lawrenceville I seem to have time to quickly visit and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
StudioCityMark
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Studio City
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Built in 1885, the Gwinnet Historic Courthouse sits on the square in historic downtown Lawrenceville. Voted Best Place for a Wedding in 2008 and 2010 by Gwinnett Magazine and 2009 Planners Choice Award for weddings, we are the ideal location for your next special event. Our Superior Court Ballroom seats 200 comfortably for dinner with ample dance floor space and original judges bench for the DJ. You choose the caterer and we allow alcohol, so you can customize your event to meet your needs and desires. For your convenience, we also offer linen and decor rentals to make your event that much more special. Your ballroom rental will include use of the newly renovated caterers prep kitchen, Grand Jury Room which is ideal as the brides ready room or lounge, Grand foyer and staircase, turret (balcony) for beautiful photos or bouquet toss and banquet tables, chairs, buffet station and cake tables set to your specifications. For vow renewals or second time is the charm-ers, we have an Intimate Wedding Package for 30 or fewer guests. Let us take care of the details, including the reception, cake and flowers. You come ready for the ceremony and bring the rings and the officiant. After all, your special day should be simple and carefree, leaving you with plenty of energy to enjoy the moment. Please call our knowledgable and friendly staff to schedule your appointment to visit the courthouse for your next special event.
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185 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4941
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(three of the buildings that dot the 2-acre square were built by attorneys w/ the county's permission if they maintained a fence to keep wandering animals off the courthouse grounds). Built in 1885 to replace the former courthouse that was destroyed by fire this building...More

Thank tencatdaddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty much every time I visit family in Lawrenceville I seem to have time to quickly visit and pass thru this little gem of a place. It's located in the middle of the town square and is very well maintained. The museum is small and...More

Thank StudioCityMark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old courthouse. Lots of incredible information and history of Lawrenceville GA. The entire historic square is beautiful

Thank LHarwell43
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So my kids love going to the Lawrenceville Square and going in the Courthouse. I really like the WW1, WW2, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq/Afghanistan history museum. It is weird to stand in front of the Judges table and think of all the old court cases that...More

Thank Derrick J M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Not used anymore but still a nice place to vbisit. In the day of respect for our courts this is a shinning example of an awe inspiring setting.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful centerpiece to downtown Lawerenceville. Love parking by the courthouse and walking to the local businesses that surround the courthouse. Benches are available and a great place to sit and watch people.

Thank bodisartha
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I met someone here to see an exhibit they had on display. I had no idea what a nice place they had here! It was very interesting to see the old pictures and historical exhibit on display. You should definitely check it out!

Thank Tonya D
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice to save a piece of history and used for so many events throughout the year. Museum inside the courthouse, grounds are kept up nicely, and parking on all sides of the grounds.

Thank katork
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This past September, I attended a wedding at the Historic Courthouse. The décor is a great place to have a wedding. One concern will be the parking. I arrived very early so I was able to find parking at the courthouse but the parking spaces...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My company celebrated the Christmas Party at the Courthouse in Lawrenceville, I was not excited about the location initially, I found it is best to form an opinion about a place after you have at lease visited the venue. To my surprise, Lawrenceville's Courthouse is...More

Thank terrig736
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