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Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

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Great Historical Visit

While awaiting a carriage ride in Fayetteville, we had the opportunity to walk around this museum... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Very nioce eclectic museum

It is a transportation AND local area history museum so it has some eclectic exhibits from Cape... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
Bill W
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Jun 4, 2019
“Great Historical Visit”
Jul 22, 2019
“Great Little Museum”
This area was orginally developed because of transportation needs. WE are at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. This museum tells that key to our history plus lots of interesting tidbits, like a 1950's gas station, info on hotels - steam boat travel...more
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325 Franklin St, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5527
+1 910-433-1455
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

Museum is in two building, the second one is called the annex and is mostly transportation related. Both building are somewhat small but loaded with displays and information. The main building is 2 stories but does have an elevator. Very well organized and provides information...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

While awaiting a carriage ride in Fayetteville, we had the opportunity to walk around this museum. What a great experience. I saw many photos and historical artifacts that I did not know existed or didn’t know the history. Great site to visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mikbaidak
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Probably one of the best things to visit in DT Fayetteville- especially if you have specific questions- ask for Bruce Dawes!! He is the man.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

It has a lot of information on transportation in the area. It is small, but a delight to visit. The staff is very helpful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Wade S
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Only one of the buildings was open on the day we went. However, a great thing to do on a rainy day. It gives the info about the town and has some interesting exhibits. However, there is also a part about the way people dealt...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Aloha2019
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We enjoyed visiting this museum and learning more about some of the local history. Not very apparent the there are two buildings. We spent our time in the railroad depot, but didn't know that the other building was open.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank AJC_travlers
Reviewed October 1, 2017

There are 2 separate museums next to each other. The larger building is the local history museum and the smaller building is the annex with the transportation museum. The history museum is in a restored 1890 Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railroad Depot. After reading...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Fayetteville is fortunate to have such a nice museum with special collections all under the leadership of Bruce Daws, one of Fayetteville best historians! A must see!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank bonniewest2017
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Make sure to visit both museums, they are side by side.this one covers fayetteville industry and auto, the staff at both places were excellent and knew thier local history, Plan to spend 1-1/2+ at both Worth a visit if in the area

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank skoolieowner
Reviewed July 27, 2017

It is a transportation AND local area history museum so it has some eclectic exhibits from Cape Fear River steamboats to trains with stuff from the Civil War, area churches and an exhibit on turn of the century funeral practices that was a complete surprise....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bill W
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No admission charge. Just go and enjoy.