Wake Forest Historical Museum

Due to increased COVID-19 infections in Wake County, the museum is closed to visitors. Please check back for updates.

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.

NC African American Heritage Commission

Online Event

February is Black History Month, and the Wake Forest Historical Museum is partnering with the Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission to offer a series of virtual presentations on African American … Continue reading

Free

Preserving the Ailey Young House

February is Black History Month, and the Wake Forest Historical Museum is partnering with the Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission to offer a series of virtual presentations on African American … Continue reading

Mission

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