Wake Forest Historical Museum

The museum is now open with new health and safety procedures like free timed tickets and required cloth face masks.

Welcome Back!

The Wake Forest Historical Museum welcomes back visitors to the museum starting Tuesday, September 15, with free timed tickets and new safety procedures like required face masks and frequent cleaning.

September 10, 2020

Virtual Tours

Experience the history of the original campus and Calvin Jones House through our virtual tours.

May 14, 2020

Wake Forest: The Country of My Heart

The Wake Forest Historical Museum is proud to announce a new exhibit dedicated to life as experienced by students of Wake Forest College during the school’s final years on the … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hometown Teams Has Come and Gone!

UPDATE: Hometown Teams completed its very successful run on May 31, 2015. The next day it was packed into crates by museum staff and shipped to its next stop at … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Calling All Groups, Clubs, Classes… to Hometown Teams!

This is a moment of unprecedented excitement for the Wake Forest Historical Museum! We are preparing to launch the run of Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America, a world class … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hometown Teams – A Traveling Exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution

Did you know Wake Forest College students traveled to Argentina in 1951 to play baseball in the first ever Pan American Games? This is just one of the incredible stories … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment