Bringing Orange County History and People Together
The Museum is free to visit!
Open Friday - Sunday
Free tours available upon request!
Click here to read the choices and vote for your favorite.
Voting open from now until August 31.
Exhibit will be on display from
February through December 2023
Help us choose the subject of our next special exhibit.
Current Special Exhibit
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
The Awesome Adventures of Minnie Brown
Join us on the portico of the Old Courthouse as Brenda Stephens reads books 1 and 2 of the Adventures of Minnie Brown.
Readings will begin at 5:30 PM.
We welcome researchers!
Video credits: Rachel Quinn
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*