Street Address
1 Museum Lane
Oxford, NC 27565
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1433
Oxford, NC 27565
Wednesday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free admission, donations welcomed
Free. Donations Accepted.
Gift Shop
Pam Thornton, Museum Director
phone: 919-693-9706


We are operating two museums with adjacent locations. The Granville History Museum features a permanent exhibit of the history of this county. The Harris Exhibit Hall has changing exhibits every 3 - 6 months varying in topics with a focus on science, history and the arts. Parking for both facilities is at the Harris Hall, 1 Museum Lane, Oxford, N.C.


To educate, entertain and promote the history of the county and other subjects related to science, history, and the arts.


Established museum in 1996. Opened additonal museum in Harris Exhibit Hall 2000. Reopened History Museum in 2006.

Artifacts Collections

County related artifacts and other source artifacts that are exhibit-oriented.

Educational Programs

NEW!Online Exhibit Now!

Historical Granville County Photos: Harris Hall Expansion Campaign. Learn more about the The Harris Hall Expansion Campaign by visiting our website and click on the Expansion picture.


Non profit administered by the Granville County Historical Society.


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Our Gift Shop

Our gift shop offers shoppers (young and old!) a variety of items including Granville County books, flag, ornaments, hats and shirts. Also we have a great assortment of children's toys and games starting at the mere price of 15 cents.

Gift Shop