Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Alamance 
County Historical Museum, Inc. was the birthplace of Edwin
Michael Holt, a pioneer in the southern textile industry.

Museum activities are sponsored in part by a grant from the NC Humanities Council.

 

Alamance County Historical Museum, Inc.

A Museum of Victorian American Life Located at a National Register Historic Site

Enjoy the gracious American country home built by Michael Holt III in 1790, enlarged in 1800, and again in 1875 by his grandson L. Banks Holt.  This comfortable setting, with many original furnishings, provides a relaxed atmosphere enjoyed by hundreds of visitors each year.

Guided tours of the house museum are available at no cost.  Please allow 45 minutes for the tour.

Advance reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.  

We welcome you to use this beautiful Victorian setting for wedding receptions, luncheons and other private functions.

Anyone wanting to take photos on the grounds please contact the museum for fees and reservations.

The museum is often used for private parties. If you wish to visit, please call to insure the museum is not closed for a private event.

 

 

 

HOURS

Monday Closed

Tuesday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Federal Holidays


The Museum will be closed Sunday, July 3 in observance of Independence day.


 

                  

Events
Museum Lecture Series: Native American of the North Carolina Piedmont - Thursday, July 21, 2022

The summer museum lecture/dinner series will be presented by William Murray Vincent, Ph.D., Director, Alamance County Historical Museum.

Thursday, July 21

“Native Americans of the North Carolina Piedmont”

A Look at the Culture of Piedmont Siouan Indians through Ethnography and Archaeology

Thursday, August 25 “Glass and Porcelain from the Collection of the Alamance County Historical Museum”

Each event will be held at 6:00pm at Michelle’s Kitchen & Table 2461 S. Church St., Burlington, NC. 

The price of each lecture/dinner is $50 per person. 

Advance Registration Required.

For reservations please call Alamance County Historical Museum

(336)226-8254

Seating is limited to 40 persons per lecture/dinner.

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Ongoing fund raising event - Bloomin' Bucks - Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Brent and Becky's Bulbs will donate 25% of your order to the museum.  This is a great way to support us and beautify your landscape at the same time.  Just go online to www.bloominbucks.com and choose our organization from the drop down menu.  You will then be taken to the Brent and Becky's website where you can select from their selection of bulbs, plants, perennials, supplements, books, tools, home accessories, and more!

 

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Our Staff

Museum Director:
William Murray Vincent, Ph.D.
Weekend Supervisor:
Laurie Smith, MA
Staff:
Mimi Cowan