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Address: 202 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144-4356
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+1 704-633-5946
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 16:00

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A taste of Local History

Last summer, my grand-kids & I spent the summer seeing the local sights. I am so glad we didn't miss this museum. They had a display of local events during the civil war. How... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Salisbury, North Carolina
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last summer, my grand-kids & I spent the summer seeing the local sights. I am so glad we didn't miss this museum. They had a display of local events during the civil war. How interesting to see personal accounts of this time in history. They change the focus of the displays often making it a place which can be visited... More 

Thank marymorales4
North Carolina
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This cute local museum houses historical artifacts with educational videos. From now until the end of December 2017, they also have a special exhibit for Cheerwine's Centennial Celebration. I visited during the one-day event and loved the information and the artifacts being displayed. The staff is personable and (despite the crowds when I was there) treated every person courteously.

Thank altokat
Salisbury, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A piece of local history for all.. Local curators have created a small, but excellent museum within the confines of historic Salisbury. A must see

Thank davisjd2017
Concord, North Carolina
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73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

One is always treated to a special event whenever they enter the door to this Museum. You are led through a wonderful grouping of what has existed in this wonderful community throughout the past 100 plus years. Great for all ages.

Thank Michael H
Cary, North Carolina
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was our first time visiting Salisbury and this museum. This place is a must go to, see and learn of the locals during the time period.

Thank Luis F
Garner, North Carolina
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a GREAT local museum run by incredibly dedicated and knowledgeable local people with some wonderful artifacts in a historically significant building. Don't just go there expecting to see neat stuff, go there for the stories and to find out where else to go, who to see and for all the wonderful stories. If I were going to Salisbury,... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

There is not a lot to it but it is clearly worth 30 minutes to an hour of your time. A lot of the cheerwine history is presented. It in the rear of the building to the left of the courthouse.

Thank Tom R
High Point, North Carolina
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88 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Cheerwine is a soft drink celebrating a 100 year anniversary. The museum had one of every one of the bottles that the company had used throughout the years. I grew up in Salisbury and Cheerwine is a family favorite.

Thank Sweetie27265
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I have been to this museum many times over the years. It contains many old artifacts from this area. Many things on loan (I think) or museum owned. There is something new every time I visit.

Thank Kathee S
Salisbury, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a great local museum. It highlights Rowan County history. It has changing exhibits so there is something different to see and learn each time you go. The last exhibit dealt with Viet Nam. It was a n emotional visit for many. The current Civil Rights exhibit reminds us that the "good old days" were not so good for... More 

Thank dick583

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