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.


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




    



                  

Events
Museum Lecture Series: Unique Items from the Collections of the Alamance County Historical Museum - Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Presented by William Murray Vincent, Ph.D. Director, ACHM

Join us for dinner at Michelle’s Kitchen & Table followed by discussion of three curated artifacts selected from the archives of ACHM.  Learn the facts and discover the relationship of these objects to the history of Alamance County.

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Scarlett Fever: The Greatness of Gone with the Wind - Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tea, and Lecture by Elliot Engel

Alamance Country Club

$40 per person

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Museum Lecture Series: Unique Items from the Collections of the Alamance County Historical Museum - Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Presented by William Murray Vincent, Ph.D. Director, ACHM

Join us for dinner at Michelle’s Kitchen & Table followed by discussion of three curated artifacts selected from the archives of ACHM.  Learn the facts and discover the relationship of these objects to the history of Alamance County.

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American Girl Doll Tea - Sunday, April 15, 2018

Meet Melody Ellison, A 1960s American girl

1:30-3:00 or 3:30-5:30

$38 for one girl and one adult

Contact the museum for reservations 336-226-8254

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Our Staff

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