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.

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.

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.

Eagle Feather Arts

Exit 17

Eagle Feather Arts is a Native American store that carry jewelry, moccasins, pottery and native artifacts. They are know for their turquoise jewelry, pottery, Pendleton blankets, and native artifacts, along with arts/craft items. Their store is located across the street from the Hardee’s in Pembroke, NC, approximately 10 miles from Lumberton.

Historic Downtown

Exit 19

Visit our lovely plaza area with a water feature, a metal art feature by a local artist, a mural, an alley with art windows by local artists, outdoor stage for concerts, benches for relaxing and the Downtown Riverwalk is only a block away. Additional interests include a photography studio, antiques, a men’s clothing store, restaurants, banks and more.

Osterneck Auditorium

Exit 19

Osterneck Auditorium is a part of the Robeson County Public Library.  It is a Cultural Facility. Site of art exhibits, Festival of Trees, Visiting Authors series, etc. Large meeting space available with small kitchen.  Osterneck – Seating 92,  McLean Room – Seating 20.  Contact Carmella Williams – 910-738-4856, ext. 305 for rental information.

Pinecone Patchwork

Exit 17

The beaded jewelry story in the culture of the American Indian.  Shop on line or at  the Pinecone Patchwork store in Pembroke, NC.  Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, etc.  An additional website is www.lumbeejewelry.com.  Located approximately 12 miles from Lumberton.

Robeson County Arts Council Office

Exit 19

Support the arts in Robeson County!  The Robeson County Arts Council seeks to ensure a vibrant and diverse community that values cultural preservation, individual creativity and economic development that contributes to the well-being of the community through lifelong learning and enrichment through the arts. Virtual concerts can be viewed on Youtube.com the following link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3arslitwQNc

Robeson County History Museum

Exit 19

Housed in a former railway express station built in 1908, the museum has a rotating historic display that changes every two months as well as permanent exhibits. Artifacts recount Robeson County life and accomplishments from the earliest inhabitants to more recent past. Admission is free but donations to our red donation box are always appreciated. Open Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-12 noon and Sunday 2-4 p.m. From I-95 take exit 20 and travel east on Hwy. 211 to Elm St. Go south on Elm Street to downtown Lumberton.  “Robeson Cooks”...

The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center

Exit 10

The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center is an arts and entertainment facility located in historic downtown Fairmont, across from the BB&T Bank on West Thompson Street.  The building produces a calendar of events in addition to being available for rentals.  The auditorium seats 70 people theatre style and 48 people banquet style.  A full size dressing room with a make-counter, mirror and private bathroom supports theatrical productions.  No kitchen is available, however The Stage does offer a food prep area with...

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...