1335 Museum Rd, Statesville North Carolina 28625
Housed in an 1899 former water pump station, the center contains various permanent and changing exhibits. The Egyptian Art and Artifacts Gallery contains a 2,000-year-old mummy and a Lebanon cedar coffin. The museum also houses an antique toy and game collection, a large collection of glassware from the 19th century, a diorama of North Carolina habitat and many other objects of scientific and historic interest. The grounds encompass 30 acres of forest with nature trails, a paved trail and 3 log buildings dating from 1790. Picnic facilities are available. Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 2-5pm.
Other Museum nearby:
(Statesville) Arts & Science Center
(Kannapolis) Cannon Village Visitor Center
(High Point) Furniture Discovery Center
10/16 Coming to The Statesville area
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.