Granville County History Museum
110 Court St
Located in the “old county jail” the Granville County Museum offers a unique look at the history of our great county. Both; educational and interactive, the museum will engage visitors to step back in time and gives an impressive look at the county’s rich agriculture past.
Harris Exhibit Hall at the County Museum
1 Museums Lane
Located next to the county museum in the historic county “freezer locker” the hall encompasses ever changing exhibits taking a glimpse at national, state and local history and even offers N.C. Science Network exhibits for school groups and tours. The museum will be adding a permanent train exhibit that features a look back at the early railroad system that was imperative to our county and state’s economic success.
George C. Shaw Museum
202 E. McClanahan St
Original home to the founder of Mary Potter Academy and Timothy Darling Church. The G. C. Shaw Museum is place that inspires and stimulates cultural and educational values in a setting that preserves Dr. Shaw’s accomplishments as leader of this historic African-American educational institution.
Sallie Mae Ligon Museum & Archive
600 College St. (Cobb Center)
(919) 603-3906 –call for hours-
Located in the shade of the large oak trees that adorn the Masonic Home for Children campus; The Sallie Mae Ligon Museum displays the history of North Carolina’s first and oldest operating residential home for children. Call for hours and times to stop by and view over 173 years of Masonic Home history.
Oak Hill Heritage House Research Library and Museum
7686 Goshen Rd.
Oxford NC 27565
Call for hours and appointments. Open House every 5th Sunday 2 pm-6 pm
A multicultural resource center and museum helping to preserve our local culture and give residents a glimpse into the past history of the Oak Hill area and it’s historical significance to the community.