Welcome to the Orange County Historical Museum

(919) 732-2201 

201 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC

Who we are

For more than six decades, the Orange County Historical Museum has worked to bring history and people together.

  The generosity of museum founders and supporters nurtured that vision and today the museum boasts an exceptional collection of historically significant objects. We are proud to be a valuable resource for Orange County residents and a tourist destination for visitors to Hillsborough and Orange County.    


Click, Clack: Typewriters, and Authors

New exhibition runs April 3 - July 1, 2018

Come learn about typewriters and celebrate local authors!

Education Programs

Teachers, bring your class to the museum for any of our programs or have us come to you!  We received a grant for student transportation. Contact us to see if your school is eligible!


Lecture: Septima Clark

1st Wednesday Series 

May 2 at 7pm

Calling all 5th-8th graders!

Free Poetry-Writing Typewriter Workshop

May 6, 2-4pm

Hot Tin Roof Fundraiser

Come have a drink and support the museum! Wednesday, May 9 at 6:30-8:30pm

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Your support and contributions enable us to provide free exhibitions and educational program for the public.

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