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.

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Upcoming Events

History Camps

June 13 - August 3

Our summer history day camps are a great way for your child to experience history in a fun and engaging way. We offer camps at each of our sites that focus on various historic time…

Rowan Resolved Gala

August 10 at 6:00 pm

In The News

China Grove Farmers Market opens May 6

April 24, 2022
The Salisbury Post

Old Stone House Historical Marker

September 13, 2021
The Historical Marker Database