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Orange County Historical Museum

201 North Churton St | Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 732-2201

Located on the site of North Carolina’s 1788 Constitutional convention, the museum interprets the history of Orange County from pre-settlement period through the 1950s. Its collection includes the only complete set of Colonial weights and measures in the U.S. and the desk of Governor Thomas Burke. A second-floor gallery features special exhibits on local history.

  • Parking Information: Off-street parking is available in the town parking lot in the 100 block of Churton St. No-limit parking is available on both sides of West Tryon St. past the Presbyterian Church.
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Restrooms On-site:
  • Admission Information: General Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
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