Wake Forest Historical Museum

LOCATION: 414 N. Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587 HOURS: (TUES-FRI) 9 am to 12 pm and 1:30 to 4:30pm CONTACT: 919-556-2911

Plan a Visit

Visit the the Wake Forest Historical Museum at 414 N. Main Street in downtown Wake Forest, North Carolina. Tour the historic Calvin Jones House, visit the new museum building’s exhibits, and stroll through the gardens.

The Wake Forest Historical Museum includes a diverse array of exhibits illustrating how life was lived in the town and college.

Visitors interested in the history of Wake Forest College will find exhibits dedicated to the Medical School, Law School, and legendary sports programs and athletes. Visitors will also enjoy exhibits depicting life in the Town of Wake Forest, the Mill Village, Forestville, the Harricane and other surrounding areas. Our collections and exhibits continue to expand as families, churches, schools, and service organizations donate artifacts.

Please allow 30 to 60 minutes to enjoy all of our exhibits and tour the Calvin Jones House.


There is no charge to visit the Wake Forest Historical Museum.


Persons interested in doing research in the archives should telephone ahead or email morrisce@wfu.edu to make an appointment.

The Old Well at the Wake Forest Historical Museum

Hours & Info

9 am - 12 pm, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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