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Person County Museum of History

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Great museum

Great small town museum with excellent staff. Well worth the trip to browse local history. Highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
brent c
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Roxboro, North Carolina
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Jewel in Roxboro

Interesting to step back in time. The W. W. Kitchin Home of former Governor of North Carolina was... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Wade S
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 weeks ago
“Great museum”
4 Apr 2018
“Jewel in Roxboro”
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309 N Main St, Roxboro, NC 27573-5326
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great small town museum with excellent staff. Well worth the trip to browse local history. Highly recommend.

Thank brent c
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Interesting to step back in time. The W. W. Kitchin Home of former Governor of North Carolina was like being a guest in the early 1900's. It is full of history and a lot of the original things. There are 8 buildings on this site...More

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Like a time capsule. We enjoyed ourselves. So much saved history.The tour guide was great. They went into so much details with us. Spent time explaining things. Not in a hurry to get us through. They took the time. Had a real history lesson. You...More

Thank ronnab431
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Drove from Greensboro to Roxboro yesterday to visit the Person County Museum of History, and we were given a wonderful tour by director Kathy Young. We were very lucky because the museum was actually closed, but we knocked on the door anyway, and she graciously...More

Thank Nils S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly large historical museum for a small county. Much better than older, more populous neighboring Orange county's efforts at preserving the past in North Carolina.

Thank Dick P
Reviewed 27 August 2016

You are not going to find a better representative museum of life and Americana such is this museum. It has some of the most interesting exhibits, virtually unchanged or enhanced from the 1700's until present day. Dolls, dresses, wedding gowns, suits, military dress, furniture, physician's...More

Thank Nighthawk46
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very interesting place to visit and learn local history. Museum very much into honoring veterans as well.

Thank brent c
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This museum consists of 6 buildings in Roxboro. You start in a nice house where our gracious and informative tour guide showed us various rooms in which we saw furnishings, clothing and fancy dolls that belonged to its last inhabitant.There is one room that contains...More

3  Thank OpenRoad2015
Reviewed 21 March 2015

For a county museum, this is one of the best we have visited. It's made up of 3 large houses (Kitchin House, Male Academy/Methodist Parsonage...the oldest original standing building in Roxboro, Curtis Long Memorial House) and 4 small buildings (Woodsdale General Store, Dr. Merritt's office,...More

3  Thank cheryl h
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