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Rowan Museum

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We visited the Rowan Museum after Church. The lady who works there is so nice. We got to walk... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2019
Lexington, North Carolina
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We’ve been taking a history class of Rowan County & this is one of the many locations we’ve... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Salisbury, North Carolina
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202 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144-4356
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

We visited the Rowan Museum after Church. The lady who works there is so nice. We got to walk around the entire museum even upstairs. The have a room that can be rented out for Wedding Receptions, Parties, and plenty of restrooms. They have so...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank R4030GHcindys
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We’ve been taking a history class of Rowan County & this is one of the many locations we’ve visited. Very nice local history venue. Great for an afternoon history lesson or refresher.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

This is a great place to see some history of early Carolina times. Very friendly staff and lots to see and do. Great start to a day exploring Salisbury’s many attractions.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

Went to the museum for a quick visit. The staff was professional and friendly. However, in some ways, it was like every other small town museum I've visited. It does show aspects of the history of the county.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank wewhynot
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

If you like history you will love the Rowan Muesum! They constantly strive to have interesting exhibits and they have a wealth of information in each room! It’s also available to rent for parties and weddings!!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank tenaj69
Reviewed September 19, 2018

I love the rotating displays at the museum but my favorite thing about them is how they make history come alive for youth each summer. Both of my boys did multiple summers of camp through Rowan Museum and I truly believe their hands on approach...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank wcu92
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We dropped in during the Cheerwine Festival and were impressed with the exhibits and staff. A young man greeted us and was very engaging in the discussion of the history of Rowan County. The exhibits fee, but are very well done. It’s definielty worth a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank dclmom34
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

A small but very well organized museum.The displays change constantly. Many items are from the area. The Cub Scouts were amazed.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank John B
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful staff super nice. Interesting things always going on here, local history as well as country history. They have camps and activities for the whole family.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Dixie L
Reviewed October 2, 2017

A World War 1 exhibit featured the sounds and rumblings experienced in a bunker. Also one on segregation in the area was well done and a good reminder of unsettling aspects of the past.

Date of experience: November 2016
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