From April - September, the museum leads workshops during Hillsborough's Last Fridays Art Walk.  We also regularly direct family-friendly activities at the Fairview Community Park (Spanish & English).

Educational Tours

Teachers, bring your class to the museum for any of our programs or have us come to you! (Restrictions may apply)

The museum's Heritage Education program is NC Curriculum-based and can be adapted for groups K-5. Each program lasts ~45 minutes, and can be done in a single morning or afternoon visit to the museum.

We can even bring the Colonial Quilt Program, Jr. Curator Programs, Mill Life Program, and Reenactment Program to you!

To plan your class visit, call (919) 732-2201.     

Current Available Programs:   

Life as a Revolutionary Soldier     Jr. Curator, Native American Artifact     Colonial Quilt Civil War Soldier       Jr. Curator, Life as a Mill Worker

Teaching with Hillsborough's Historic Sites

The Museum is part of Teaching with Hillsborough's Historic Sites, done in conjunction with the Burwell School Historic Site and the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough. For information on planning a trip to multiple sites in Hillsborough, please call the Program Coordinator of the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough at (919) 732-7741.     

Traveling Trunks

The Traveling Trunks program allows teachers and group leaders to get hands-on activities and specially designed lesson plans in their classrooms. They are also ideal for scout groups, churches, and after-school programs. Rent one of the Traveling Trunks for two weeks at a cost of $10.

To rent a Trunk or for more information, call (919) 732-2201 or e-mail the museum.      

Currently Available Programs:
Conflict: War and Peace - 7th and 8th grade North Carolina Curriculum Standards.     

Daily Life -  4th grade North Carolina Curriculum Standards.                                                  

Life as a Mill Worker - 4th grade North Carolina Curriculum Standards.