Bringing Orange County History and People Together

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201 N. Churton Street

Hillsborough, NC  27278 

(919) 732-2201

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The Museum is free to visit!

Open Friday - Sunday

Free tours available upon request!

Current Special Exhibit

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This exhibit examines the history and art
of cooking in Orange County

Featuring Art by:
John Beerman * Hannah Dodson * Carlos Gonzalez Garcia * Anne Hobgood Senora Lynch * Chieko Murasugi * Jermaine "JP" Powell * Tom Stevens
And botanical illustrations by graduates of the NC Botanical Garden's Certificate Program

Upcoming Event

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Hillsborough is History

Promote your Home’s History by

Adding a Heritage Sign to your House

We do the research, we make the signs, and you proudly display your home’s history!

Join the many others who are displaying heritage home signs and increase your property value by declaring the historical importance of your home or lot.

Interested in purchasing a sign?


or call 919-732-2201 for more information




Includes sign, crossbar, and post.


*optional $50 add-on for installation*

Please note that we currently are backlogged and wait time is approximately 12 weeks