Wake Forest Historical Museum

LOCATION: 414 N. Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587 CONTACT: 919-556-2911

Tours & Lodging

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The museum is open for touring each week Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am until noon and 1:30 until 4:30pm, and on Sunday, 2pm to 5pm, except on public holidays.

It is closed on Saturdays and Mondays.

Tours can be arranged at other times by telephoning the museum at 919-556-2911 or emailing morrisce@wfu.edu. (Allow between 30 and 60 minutes to see all the exhibits.)

Persons interested in doing research in the archives should telephone ahead to make an appointment.

If you’re looking for places to stay– a Hampton Inn is located at 12318 Wake Union Church Road, ten minutes from the Calvin Jones house off Capital Boulevard. 919-554-0222.

A Holiday Inn Express Suites Wakefield is located at 11400 Common Oaks ten minutes from the Calvin Jones house off Capital Boulevard. 919-570-5550.

Other accommodations are located in North Raleigh approximately 10 miles from Wake Forest.

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This entry was posted on July 17, 2013 by in Contact Us and tagged .

Hours & Info

Tues-Fri: 9am-noon & 1:30-4:30pm
Sun: 2pm-5pm

Closed: Saturday and Monday

Call us at 919.556.2911

Free Admission

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Flying the Demon Deacon flag as we host visitors from the WFU Alumni Council. Welcome to #oldcampus! Happy Easter from the Wake Forest Historical Museum. (Old Well photographed from the Brewer-Harris Garden) These are the brothers of Kappa Sigma fraternity. They went to school here on the Old Campus and reunite each year at the Trek. They are an amazing group and we appreciate all they do for the Wake Forest Historical Museum! #kappasigma #wfu "His most unusual talent was combining profanity in unexpected ways," author Tucker Mitchell says to our Trek to the Old Campus crowd, about the subject of his excellent biography, legendary WFC football coach Peahead Walker. #wfu #oldcampus