Wake Forest Historical Museum

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

Virtual Book Club: Waters of the World

Online Event

The museum is excited to announce our first book club, featuring Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole by Sarah Dry.

Free

Virtual Book Club: The Waterman’s Song

Online Event

Join museum staff and fellow book lovers as we read The Waterman's Song and learn about the lives of the black boatman, pilots, ferrymen, fishermen, sailors, and artisans in nineteenth-century North Carolina.

Free

A Threat to All We Hold Dear: Our Community in WWII

Online

Together with the Reynolda House Museum of American Art and Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections & Archives, the Wake Forest Historical Museum will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II with a virtual panel discussion.

Free

WFC Birthplace Society Annual Meeting

Online Event

The Annual Meeting of the Wake Forest College Birthplace Society will be held online on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at 3:00 pm via Zoom. All members are invited to attend the online meeting; advanced registration is required.

Mission

To preserve and share the unique history and culture of Wake Forest – College, Town, and University.