A. D. Art Gallery

Exit 17

The art gallery is located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, in Locklear Hall. The gallery’s open hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm, Wednesday evenings -5:00pm – 9:00pm. The gallery is closed on weekends and when classes are not in session. Please check the gallery’s website for information regarding the currently featured exhibit.

African American Cultural Center

Exit 19

Collection of artifacts and paintings/photographs. Contributions and accomplishments of local African Americans are highlighted. Facility has a kitchen and can accommodate up to 100 people, and also used as a distribution center in disaster relief. Call between 9am to 5pm for an appointment.

Bill Sapp Recreation Center

Exit 20

Playground and other outdoor equipment is on site. Offers several rental facilities: Teen Room, Gym, Activity Room,  McMillian’s Beach, and J.P. Moore Gym.  Please call (910) 671-3979 for rental information. Information for regarding rental of park facilities and locations of parks in the city is listed on the City of Lumberton website.

Border Belt Farmers Museum and Welcome Center

Exit 10

Early tobacco warehouse artifacts and farming equipment are on display in this converted Atlantic Coastline Railway Depot. Look at the early years of other Robeson County industries such as railway, timber and turpentine with exhibits on tobacco, cotton and other products of Robeson County. From I-95 take exit 10 and follow the signs to Fairmont NC. It is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:00 to 3:00 and Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00. For more information, call the Library at 910-740-8645 or Charles Kemp at...

Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater

Exit 19

On the National Register of Historic Places and a member of the League of Historic American Theatres, the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater is one of downtown Lumberton’s most historic landmarks. Built in 1928 as a movie palace, it was saved from destruction by concerned citizens of Robeson County. The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater is available for rental for special events or productions and offers special rates for nonprofits. Located in the heart of historic downtown Lumberton, the Carolina Civic Center facility opened...

Disc Golf

Exit 17

Currently being renovated. Re-opening soon. Disc Golf course is located at Luther Britt Park. Call 910-827-1000 for additional information.

Dr. Raymond B. Pennington Athletic Complex (formerly Northeast Park)

Exit 22

Dr. Raymond B. Pennington Athletic Complex, host site for the 2018 Dixie Youth Baseball World series, and host site for the inaugural D2 Dixie Youth World Series in 2019, is a 140 acre park that is a state of the art athletic complex featuring six baseball/softball fields, five batting cages, a scoring tower, two concessions stands; two regulation football/soccer fields, .75 mile walking trail, two picnic shelters, one large play unit, plus an open space area with shade trees for family fun. The complex is open daily from sun rise to sunset for...

Exploration Station

Exit 20

Hands-on interactive learning center. Available for rent for parties or children’s classes. Children can play doctor, milk a cow, put on a play, dress like a fireman, do crafts, etc. There is a play area for infants designed to help them develop their minds, even at just a few months of age. Pops, the talking tree, tells stories about growing up in Robeson County. Exploration Station is open to the public without reservation or appointment. Masks are still appreciated but not required. Meeting Facilities:  Birthday parties and other...

Givens Performing Arts Center

Exit 17

The Givens Performing Arts Center continues to uphold its reputation as one of the southeast region’s premier destinations for arts, culture and entertainment. A reputation we are proud of as we offer something for everyone.  Mission Statement  The mission of the Givens Performing Arts Center is to enhance and enrich the cultural development of the university and its constituency in the region by offering a diversified selection of multi-disciplinary arts experiences. The Givens Performing Arts Center is committed to...

Lumberton Bowling Center

Exit 20

Bowling, Billards and Burgers! Club and recreational bowling, delicious burgers, hot dogs, tacos and more at the food bar and grill to keep the energy going! Billiards, archade and a private room for parties is available. Don’t miss the fun at the Lumberton Bowling Center! Seniors and church groups welcome.

Riverway Outfitters

Exit 17

Come and experience the natural wonders of the Lumber River and our region.  Canoe and kayak rentals and eco-tours are for all ages.  Ask about daily rates for fishing trips.  River conditions change quickly, call for current information,  ports of entry locations change. Fees apply and is based on length of tour.   All activities with Riverway Outfitters  are secured through reservations. Contact Mac Legerton,  phone number is 910-736-5573 for details.

The Proctor Law Office Building

Exit 19

Built in the early 1800’s, the Proctor Law Building is the oldest structure in Lumberton. There is a small collection of period artifacts and documents.  From I-95 take exit 20 and travel east on Hwy. 211 (Roberts Ave) to Elm St. Go south on Elm St. to 6th Street in downtown Lumberton.  The building is owned by Historic Robeson, Inc. and serves as their headquarters.  Disabled Veterans, Confederate Veterans and other historical organizations meet at this historical building.  Tours are free and shown by request.

University of North Carolina – Pembroke

Exit 17

A member institution of the 16-campus University of North Carolina system, this campus serves over 10 counties in the state. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the second most diverse campus in the US,UNC P provides a broad liberal arts education which includes 56 majors and nine graduate programs. The university has a professional performing arts series in two concert halls: Givens Performing Arts Center (1700-seat) and the Moore Recital Hall (216-seat). It also houses a Native American Museum which features artifacts and history of Native...