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Tobacco Farm Life Museum

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Picturesque and Unique

While stuck in holiday traffic for several hours, I noticed the small brown museum sign on the... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
Interesting and Very Informative

While in NC visit a friend we went to the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. Being from Lancaster County... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Linda H
Brownstown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

While stuck in holiday traffic for several hours, I noticed the small brown museum sign on the highway and decided to take a short break. I'm glad I did. The intro movie shows modern day farming and techniques of drying tobacco leaves. As you step...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

While in NC visit a friend we went to the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. Being from Lancaster County, PA this was very interesting to us. We saw a short film about growing of tobacco....toured the museum as well as the other buildings on the property....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We spent an hour as we drove through on a trip with my mother-in-law. A short movie in the front office followed by a tour within the museum and a self guided tour of a half dozen out buildings with interpretive signs provided insight into...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank T W
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We needed a break from driving down I95, and this museum happened to be in the right spot. We learned so much about modern tobacco farming from the short video. Then you go into their museum and see all kinds of cool historical farm life...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pam V
Reviewed December 22, 2017

A great deal of thought and research made this small museum chockful of interesting objects and fascinating signage that makes the period come alive. The buildings, too, that were moved to the property were well curated. This museum can easily take over a hour to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

The tobacco Farm museum was a wonderful experience, and the guide were very good with their Southern Hospitality, and first hand experience with Miss Fay & Mr Jean

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Raymond C
Reviewed May 3, 2017

The Tobbaco Farm Life Museum is only a few miles east off I 95 in Kenly, NC. The history is laid out in the museum with samples of tobacco, farm equipment, mule harnesses, historical houses, barns, school, cigarette samples, information concerning the growth of tobacco...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed November 29, 2016

The visit starts with a 15-minute video that explains tobacco planting and harvesting, then visitors head into the museum. We were short on time, so we did not spend as long as we could have reading all of the exhibits. Then we headed outside to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Geographer08
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting farming of tobacco crops and living with 8 buildings set up with old tools and equipment used years ago. Loved it nice hour and a 1/2 self guided tour take your time if you wish.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Tresa T
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We did not expect much but were pleasantly surprised how well they have presented the process of growing tobacco. This is on a 5th generation of family farm. They have preserved many of the buildings and furnishings throughout the years while explaining what life was...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Q667RVjimb
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