Oriental’s History Museum

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Oriental’s History Museum


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Friday 11 am-3 pm, Saturday 1-4 pm and Sunday 1-4 pm; other times by appointment


  • 10642 Hwy 55

    Oriental,   NC   28529


Explore the history of Oriental and the surrounding area. The museum features a dugout canoe, the porthole from the steamship “Oriental” – for which the town was named – and other local artifacts.. The Museum also hosts monthly historical lectures, and has an extensive walking tour of the area.

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10642 Hwy 55
Oriental NC 28529


Latitude: 35° 1' 49.0794" / Longitude: -76° 41' 37.6794"

Special Directions:

NC Highway 55 to Oriental. Highway 55 becomes Broad Street. Museum is in the Village Square Mall.

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