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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Garden Tour

May 15, 2021

The Hillsborough Garden Club is proud to announce the return of the Spring Garden Tour, on Saturday, May 15!

For more information about this event, visit their website below.

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Lunch & Learn

May 26, 2021

1850s Hillsborough

Betty Eidenier will lead you on an imaginary walk from the Eno River up Churton Street as it was in 1850. Along the way, you will meet Anna Burwell, Maria Nash, Job Berry, Hugh Waddell, John Berry, Lemuel Lynch. Eliza Chavious, Umstead Mayo, the Burwell boys, and others out and about on this fine May morning in Hillsborough.

Upcoming Events

Date Night Restaurants

of Orange County


May 20th at 7 PM

Author and historian Chris Holaday, will discuss the various restaurants around Orange County that generations of couples have enjoyed  as date night locations.

Current Special Exhibit

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Made possible with support from:

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Antonia's Gives Back!

The Orange County Historical Museum is honored to have Antonia's Restaurant choose us as a 'Give Back' recipient for Thursday, May 13!

For that day, 10% of all their proceeds, including dine-in, carryout, and delivery, will be donated to the Orange County Historical Museum. As a non-profit heritage site, we welcome any and all efforts to support us in our mission to preserve the past for our present and future.

When: Thursday, May 13

Where: 101 N. Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278

For more information and menu options, please visit their website, or find Antonia's on social media @antoniashillsborough

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All guests over the age of 5 must wear masks.
If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you.
Before entering the museum, guests must reserve a one-hour
time slot.

Hours and

COViD-19 Policy

The Museum is currently open to the public for timed visitation.

Friday-Sunday from 11-4

In order to make your visit to the museum safe and comfortable, we have adopted a mask and reservation policy in accordance with state guidelines.

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