Lexington County Museum, Lexington

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The Lexington County Museum offers a rare & unforgettable experience with structures & artifacts that focus on the everyday lives of Lexington County residents from the colonial period to the Civil War. It's mission is to collect, preserve and present the history of Lexington County, specifically objects, archival material, and structures from the 18th and 19th centuries.Located on 7 acres of land in downtown Lexington, the Museum features 30 historic structures including the oldest house in Lexington. The Museum features locally made furniture, textiles, pottery, and weapons. Visit the Museum to experience a way of life gone forever!
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  • The Lexington County Museum founded in 1970. The structures and furnishings focus on the early History of Lexington and help better understand the everyday lives of its residents from 1770 until the.....  more »
  • Great experience. Many homes to tour, all rich in history and story, touching the lives of those long passed yet kept alive in story and imagination. During the Christmas holidays the home are...  more »
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  • This is such an amazing place! The people are great, very informative and friendly especially the gentleman that took us on the tour. The tour is definitely worth the $5 and roughly the hour and a half it took. Beautiful very historic place. I would definitely recommend it if you're in the area and have the time.
  • We went out for family day which was a free event they were holding today. It was nice but not suitable for little kids. More for children 5 and up. The staff were really friendly. Most of the houses weren't open for people to look in. All in all not bad but I personally am not looking to go back right away.

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