The Granville History Museum features a permanent exhibit of the history of this county. The Harris Exhibit Hall rotates exhibits every 3 - 6 months varying in topics. Parking for both facilities is at the Harris Hall, 1 Museum Lane, Oxford, N.C.

Our Mission...

The Mission of the Granville County Historical Society is to promote knowledge and appreciation of Granville County's history and people for current and future generations. We are also dedicated to inspire and educate today's youth and adults in science and technology for North Carolina's competitive future.

Our Vision...

The Granville County Historical Society will be the leading resource for the history of Granville County, will attract visitors and researchers from around the world, and will become an integral part of the educational experience of the children and lifelong learners of Granville County. We will, in addition, be a leader in providing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs for our visitors.

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CHOO CHOOS: A model train layout, train artifacts, some of the Curt Tillotson's (The Train Man of N.C.) memorabilia, trains, and pictures.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday - Friday  10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Free admission/Donations Appreciated
Call ahead for school or group tours

Coming Attractions

Nanotechnology: The Wave of the Future: Dates To Be Announced

More info:

(919) 693-9706


Grassroots Science Museums


NC Museums

The Federation of N.C. Historical Societies

Genealogy Society

Historic Preservation Society



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