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Orange County Historical Museum

201 North Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278


Mission Statement

The mission of Orange County Historical Museum is to enlighten and engage our community and visitors from around the world by preserving and interpreting the history of Hillsborough and Orange County.


The Orange County Historical Museum offers permanent and special exhibits all year round. Permanent exhibits explore the development and history of Hillsborough in a chronological fashion, beginning with early Native American settlements, progressing through the 1950s. Special exhibits explore a variety of topics relevant to Orange County history and are displayed in the first and second-floor galleries.

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