The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism is excited to announce the Downtown Welcome Center & Gift Shop has relocated to the front of the Rome Area History Center building and is now accessible from Broad Street. The grand opening and ribbon-cutting will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2022; the public is invited to attend. 

The Georgia’s Rome Downtown Welcome Center & Gift Shop relocated within the same building moving from the back of the history center to the front. Visitors to the Rome Area History Center will now flow into the gift shop upon exiting the last exhibit in the center.  Visitors can also access the welcome center and gift shop from the entrance on Broad Street. 
The gift shop features one of the largest selections of Georgia’s Rome souvenirs, Georgia Made, Georgia Grown products, locally crafted art and Rome Area History Center gifts. “With the larger space that is more accessible to the public and history center visitors, we are excited to expand our retail product offerings, said Georgia’s Rome Gift Shop Manager, Charlene Mathis. “Our Georgia’s Rome Welcome Centers are unique and well known throughout the state because we not only share area information with visitors, but we also give them an opportunity to bring home a piece of Rome.”  

The Georgia’s Rome Downtown Welcome Center & Gift Shop is located at 303 Broad Street. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday thru Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. 
The Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center & Gift Shop located on Jackson Hill at 402 Civic Center Drive will remain open. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. 

Follow the Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center and Gift Shop on Facebook and Instagram: @RomeGeorgiaGiftShop. Shop online For questions, contact the Georgia’s Rome Gift Shop & Welcome Center at 706-295-5576.