Davidson County Historical Museum, Lexington

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
The Davidson County Historical Museum is located in the 1858 Davidson County Courthouse on the Square in Lexington, NC. A 12- month exterior restoration of the 1858 Courthouse was completed in 2014. One of North Carolina's most distinguished antebellum buildings, the Old Courthouse is one of the only historic buildings in the area open to the public. The Davidson County Historical Museum maintains a permanent collection highlighting the natural history and culture of Davidson County which is available to the public through regularly scheduled exhibits and education programs. Complimentary Admission.
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  • I am a history and the old courthouse is full of it. They have several exhibits up and in one room they have a huge display of what Lexington might have looked like back in early 1820's when...  more »
  • Located in the Old Courthouse in historic Uptown Lexington, the Davidson County Historical Museum contains exhibits of local history. It is definitely worth a visit. The museum is upstairs, but there....  more »
  • They have made a great effort to display Davidson County historic artifacts and make interesting exhibits. This museum won't keep you occupied for hours, but it will be very educational for you and your kids while you walk through! Great place to stop in while checking out the other places to visit uptown!
  • Located inside the original Davidson County Courthouse on Main Street, this museum presents an in-depth history of Davidson County and it's involvement in other parts of history. The staff were very friendly and helpful as well.

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