Lumberton VB

Robeson County History Museum

Robeson County History Museum

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.


Latest News!  It’s “Old Tool Time”!  The museum will feature a new exhibit of old tools, beginning October 13, 2019,  with a reception from 2:00-5:00pm.  The exhibit will be available for viewing for several weeks.  Don’t miss it!!!

The Museum has commemorative ornaments of the Robeson County History Museum, Robeson County Courthouse,  Robeson County Municipal Building and the old fire station at the corner of Elm and 2nd Street, are available for a donation of $15.

Christmas hours open:

December 6th   –  Open from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm   Open for visitors to include a tour of the museum while participating in the lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Plaza and the Hospice Festival of Trees opening and other events downtown during the Christmas Festival.

December 14th – Open from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm    Open House to tour the museum decorated in Christmas splendor!  Refreshments will be served during this time.  Bellaventi Woodwinds will entertain visitors as they tour the gardens behind the museum or inside the museum in the event of inclement weather.

Physical address: 101 South Elm Street,
Exit: Exit 19
City: Lumberton
State: NC
Zip: 28358
Phone: 910-738-7979
Hours of Operation:  Open Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-12 noon and Sunday 2-4 p.m, or by appointment