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

Gingerbread Workshop

December 3

Want to build gingerbread houses without having to buy all the supplies and clean up all the mess afterwards? You may want to hurry and reserve your spot at our Gingerbread Workshop! Includes a put-together…

West End Plaza Museum Store Sale

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

History Club Meeting

December 12 at 7:00 pm