Orange County Historical Museum, Hillsborough

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  • Nice little museum right downtown in Hillsborough. Next door to one of the old Hillsborough churches, and one of the older Hillsborough cemeteries. So, if you're interested in local history, this is a...  more »
  • Wasn't all that great. Pretty boring. I mean if you like that kinda stuff, and they're is a cemetery there, and it was OK. Probably wouldn't go back.  more »
  • Great locale for museum but found it in transition during a visit Wednesday. Was informed that museum was recovering after being damaged from roof falling in. Was provided with some history of buildin...  more »
  • Small museum that does a great job.
  • This small museum showcases various aspects of Orange County's history through permanent installations, temporary exhibits and programs. Located at the top end of the business district, it's an easy stroll from the other downtown attractions. Good for adults and kids, the Museum doesn't require a lot of time to take in. It's a terrific stop on your next visit. Full disclosure: I'm currently on the Museum's board, but I was a fan even before I was elected.
  • Interesting historical items but limited in scope
  • Hillsborough, NC is known for it's participation in the American Reveloutionary War. The museum is set in one of the old town's many historic houses and is filled with artifacts. You can dress the time period while visiting. Museum has a small area dedicated to hands on experience. Replications of artifacts can be purchased there. Wonderful place.

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