Wake Forest Historical Museum

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Wake Forest Historical Museum


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Tues.-Fri., 9am-noon and 1:30-4:30pm; Sun., 2-5 pm, except on public holidays. Closed Mon. and Sat. Other times by appointment.


  • 414 N. Main St.

    Wake Forest,   NC   27587

  • Mailing Address -

    P O Box 494

    Wake Forest,   NC   27587


Dedicated to preserving and sharing the century-old history of Wake Forest College (University) prior to its move to Winston-Salem in 1956. Includes a diverse array of exhibits illustrating how life was lived in the town and its college. Visitors interested in the history of Wake Forest College will find displays dedicated to the Medical School, Law School, and legendary sports programs and athletes. Never before seen documents, artifacts and memorabilia collections will tell the story of the town of Wake Forest, the Mill Village, Forestville, the Harricane and other surrounding areas.

The complex features the state-of-the-art museum and the Calvin Jones House (the oldest structure in Wake Forest) plus gardens and pathways.

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414 N. Main St.
Wake Forest NC 27587


Latitude: 35° 59' 3.84" / Longitude: -78° 30' 30.2394"

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In Historic Wake Forest, 2 blocks north of Seminary campus on North Main St.(US-1A)

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