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Address: 6629 Peele Road, Bailey, NC 27807
Phone Number: 252-235-4165
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Admission is 5 dollars including guided tour about 1 hour. Guide was very nice lady, we had a private tour with my fiancee. Nice place, quite small but worth of visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Heidi K
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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61 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Because we visited on a weekday morning, our family was fortunate to have the tour guide and the museum to ourselves. This facility has several items on display that you've only read about in books. My children were able to see leeches swimming in a glass bowl, an iron lung, and medical tools dating back to the Civil War era,... More 

Hughesville, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited with my 3 boys (11, 9, 9) and we really enjoyed the experience. The staff is wonderful! They were full of information! I especially enjoyed all the stories they told! I would definitely recommend stopping in for a visit if in the area. I am so glad that we did.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Admission is 5 dollars including guided tour about 1 hour. Guide was very nice lady, we had a private tour with my fiancee. Nice place, quite small but worth of visit.

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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We arrived just after 4, having stopped in after seeing the sign on the highway. A very nice volunteer met us at our car to say shed just closed, but spent a few minutes with us telling is about the site and what we could see/do without going inside. We will definitely plan our trip to get here in time... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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221 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Country Doctor Museum is a hidden gem. It is located in Bailey, NC which is a small town that is charming itself. The Country Doctor Museum is staffed by East Carolina University. Admission to the museum for the guided tour is $5. The tour will take you into three buildings and end at the gift shop area. The first... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Stop at this neat little museum and see what people used to do to get well! You'll be grateful for modern medicine but you'll also learn about time-tested remedies and get a view of how tough our great-grandparents were. The museum has everything from old herbal apothecary jars, surgical instruments, and a doctor's horse-drawn buggy and old turn-of-the-century Ford for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Interesting , especially for those in health care field. Fun to see what the instruments were like in the "old days" and the old methods used. It is small and it is a 45 minute talk and demonstration. I wouldn't drive miles out of the way, but certainly is convenient stop off 95.

Durham, North Carolina
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151 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Founded in 1967, this museum is one of the oldest museums in the U.S. dedicated to sharing the stories, challenges, and triumphs of health care in rural America. In addition to three rooms of historical artifacts and information, there is also a carriage house with antique buggies and cars, an iron lung, a medicinal herb garden, and a small gift... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Interesting museum divided between two small buildings in the quiet little town of Bailey. This museum is now owned by a university, so staff is informed and helpful. Check hours before you go. Every spring there is an open house with lots of activities. Worth checking out for a side trip sometime. Bailey has a Hardees and small diner for... More 

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Washington, DC
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485 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

The museum is small and you can only go through it on a tour. The guide works hard, but there isn't that much there of interest. If you went through without a guide, you would spend five minutes there and leave. The guided tour takes an hour, which is at least 30 minutes too hard. We had a better time... More 

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