Cowan Museum of History and Science

Cowan Museum of History and Science


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  • Hours - Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-4 pm


  • 411 S. Main St.

    Kenansville,   NC   28349


More than 2,000 items fill the historic Kelly-Farrior House (circa 1848) that serves as a museum. Artifacts reflecting the heritage of rural North Carolina include farming implements, household items from the 18th and 19th centuries, and tools of all kinds. One-room log schoolhouse, log tobacco barn, one-room furnished log cabin and blacksmith shop on the grounds. The museum also has a natural science collection with hundreds of geological specimens, and other unique artifacts, such as a tornado demonstrator, an alternative fuel fan, and a hog oiler.

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411 S. Main St.
Kenansville NC 28349


Latitude: 34° 57' 36" / Longitude: -77° 57' 57.5994"

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