Robeson County History Museum

Exit 19

101 South Elm Street,
Lumberton, NC 28358
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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.  Open for some special events, call or visit the website for updated information.

Featured Exhibit:

“Bill Norment :  A Legacy in Black and White Photographs”.  Bill Norment worked at the Robesonian, the local newspaper, for most of his life and was an award winning photographer. 

Because of the wide range of his work, some photos have been placed in strategic locations throughout the museum including the Military Room. A group of photo negatives was donated, now digitized, may be seen on a large-screen TV.”

The exhibit may be viewed at the Museum on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon and Sundays 2-4 p.m.

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. Relax and enjoy a video tour of the museum at

Hours of Operation:
 Open Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-12 noon and Sunday 2-4 p.m
or by appointment
Call: 910-738-7979   Website