for future generations

Rowan Museum is a non-profit organization founded to preserve the history of Rowan County from its earliest inhabitants to the present. Rowan Museum educates visitors on the lived experience of the people of Rowan County and the surrounding Piedmont through exhibitions, educational programs, research, and historical reenactments, using artifacts from its collection, as well as historic sites that span from the colonial period through the industrial era.

Plan your visit

Plan your visit to one of our four historic properties in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Select a property to learn more.

Upcoming Events

West End Plaza Museum Store Sale

March 9 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us on the Second Saturday of each month for our Museum Store Sale! We are located at West End Plaza between the Second Saturday Bookshop and Badcock Furniture. Hope to see you there! We…

History Club Meeting

March 12 at 7:00 pm

History Club Meeting

April 9 at 7:00 pm