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Orange County Historical Museum


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Located on the site of NC's 1789 Constitutional Convention, the museum interprets the history of Orange County from pre-settlement period through 1950s. Collection includes the only complete set of Colonial weights and measures in the US and the desk of Governor Thomas Burke. A second floor gallery features works of a different local artist each month.




Address:
201 N. Churton St.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: (919)732-2201


Our Email: info@orangecountymuseum.org
Our Website:www.orangecountymuseum.org

Come visit us in Hillsborough, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Triangle SportsPlex

The Triangle SportsPlex is the largest sports and recreation complex in Orange County. The facility includes an indoor skating rink, aquatics center with 3 indoor pools, fitness center, massage services, tanning, cafe, and birthday parties.

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Occoneechee Golf Club

18 holes, par 71, range, putt. green, chip. green, pro shop, school. Open year-round. Greg Barnes is head pro.

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Ruffin-Rouhlac House

Now used as the Town Hall, this early 19th-century house was once owned by Chief Justice Thomas Ruffin, who died there in 1870. The house has notable interior woodwork and six interesting outbuildings. Free tours available.

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Inn at Teardrop

An old-fashioned bed & breakfast located in the heart of historic Hillsborough. Built in 1769 and enlarged in 1880, the house has 6 rooms and is furnished with antiques. There is a small garden for guests to enjoy.

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Ayr Mount Historic Site

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