Museum of the Waxhaws and Andrew Jackson Memorial, Waxhaw

#162 of 336 in Museums in North Carolina
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The Museum of the Waxhaws is Union County’s cultural and history learning center. We are a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization managed by a Board of Directors. The Museum showcases and demonstrates history and culture to visitors in the context of indoor and outdoor exhibits, artistic performances, historical reenactments, and group tours. The basis of our mission is to teach residents of Union County about our regional history.

We are open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

For security reasons, when our facility is closed our grounds and outdoor exhibits are NOT open to the public.

Recreational walking, running, hiking, dog walking, etc. are NOT allowed on museum ground at any time.

Commercial/Professional photography is prohibited.

Pets are not allowed on the grounds.
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  • Though this isn't a huge museum, it is a smaller museum with a lot of fascinating artifacts. I particularly enjoyed seeing all the historical items. Though it isn't huge and could have more inside...  more »
  • My son and I stopped by here one Saturday and had a nice pleasant visit. You have a nice 5-10 minute video, a building showing some historical information about the area's history and get to walk...  more »
  • Very cool to see how it all started. Not exactly a kid friendly place, but my kids were interested in all the items on display. The guide was very good at keeping their intrest as well as ours.
  • Awesome people and VERY awesome reenactments they do here. Love it.

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