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.

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.

Red Springs Historical Museum

Exit 20

Displays include early family life, education, military, farming, baseball and medical/dental businesses. Open Tuesday and Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Take exit 20 and travel west on Hwy. 211 approximately 11 miles. For appointments or special tours, call 910-843-4654.

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 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.