Averasboro Civil War Battlefield and Museum

Historic markers outline the events of the March 1865 military action, the prelude to Bentonville. The property highlights Lebanon, a plantation home used as a Confederate Hospital and the Chicora Cemetery where the battle’s dead are buried. The museum outlines the conflicts and contains artifacts from the battle found on the battlefield as well as period uniforms, a diorama and more. Annual living history events and reenactments are held at the site.

NC 82, Exit 71, I-95
(910) 891-5019

Open Tuesday-Saturdays 11am-3pm
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Coats Cotton Museum

Built adjacent to the Coats History Museum, the history of cotton is told from the seed to its implementation in material. Unique with its restored machinery see how our ancestors lived and worked on the farm. Can be opened for Group Tours.

Corner of Hwy 55 (McKinley Street) and Jackson Street, Coats
(910) 897-5611 or (910) 897-8352
Open Thursday 9am-3pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm.
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Coats History Museum

The town of Coats, North Carolina, was chartered in 1905. The museum is located in the beautiful Coats Heritage Square and invites visitors to learn more about the town and surrounding area. The Museum features local genealogies and family artifacts of J. Thomas Coats, local history books, antiques, and more. Also displays (Christmas past, military, local artisans and international). Can be opened for Group Tours.

Corner of Hwy 55 (McKinley Street) and Jackson Street, Coats
(910) 897-5611 or (910) 897-8352
Open Thursday 9am-3pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm.
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Dunn Area History Museum

New Location at 201 East Broad St Dunn NC 28334

Phone number 910-891-1772

Hours are Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 4:30 pm 




To collect and preserve artifacts and other historical materials pertaining to the history, culture and heritage of the Dunn area.
General Information
The purposes for which the corporation is organized are to engage in all lawful activities for which corporations may be organized under North Carolina General Statute 55A-7, including, but not limited the stated purpose of our organization listed under of mission statement.

East Coast Classic Cars

Browse through over 100 Classic Cars in a 35,000 sq ft showroom. Classic, Antique, and Muscle cars on display.

Hwy 421, Lillington
(910) 893-2484
Monday – Friday from 9 am until 5 pm and on Saturday from 9 am until 2pm.
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Erwin History Room

Artifacts collected and relating to the old Averasboro, Duke, and early Erwin community. Hear stories of the Timber Rafters who created the Ghost Town of Averasboro and how a textile empire grew in Duke, now Erwin.

110 W. F Street , Erwin
(910) 897-7300

Open to the public Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-5pm.
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General William C. Lee Airborne Museum

Home of Dunn native Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, known as the “Father of the US Army Airborne,” who helped develop its concepts and organization. The museum, an early 20th Century neoclassical three-story Revival house, tells Gen. Lee’s life story as well as the story of the early years of the US Army Airborne, and the use of glider planes during WWII. Group tours available.

209 W. Divine Street, Dunn
(910) 892-1947

Friday, Saturday 11am-3pm 
Admission is Free
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Gourd Museum

Hundreds of gourds from all over the world are on display within the Town of Angier’s Library.

28 N Raleigh St, Angier
(919) 639-2071

Tours by appointment.
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Gunner’s Choice Outfitters

There are many gun stores or gun shops as some are called. Don’t confuse us as a “pawn shop”, because we are not.

Our store, we feel, is unique in a manner not often found. We are indeed a mom and pop style store that the owners, Dwight and Crystal, take a great amount of pride in. We value our customers and the service we strive to provide is a must. Built from scratch with a lot of hard work starting in 1989, we have gone through many changes, as any business would during that amount of time. We have evolved. Our latest part of that evolution is that we have dedicated part of our store to a museum of sorts.  The museum portion is absolutely FREE. Our museum portion has on display over 400 firearms, curios, relics and artifacts. If you like firearms and world history, you’ll like what you see at our store. It’s all free and we cordially invite you to come in, say hello, and browse our displays. If you have questions, feel free to ask and we’ll try to give you a proper answer.

Of course, we can’t do this without continuing a full working gun store, so we continuously supply and inventory what our market asks for. 

106 Carolina Dr # A, Dunn, NC 28334, USA


(910) 892-1699

Hammerstone Scout Museum

Located nine miles west of Lillington, less than 10 minutes from Raven Rock State Park. The museum takes you back almost 100 years to the very roots of the Scouting movement. Contains memorabilia of Scouting pioneers and heroes.

Leaflet Church Road, Lillington
(910) 814-2955. 2210
Open to the public by appointment only.
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Harnett County Indian Museum

Rustic museum includes a craft shop, artifact display, and a log cabin that shows how pioneers lived. The museum was built by a collector to preserve the memory of the Harnett County Indian villages which once thrived along the Cape Fear River.

US 401N, Kipling
(919) 552-2336

Open to the public by appointment only.
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Historic Summerville Presbyterian Church

The church was charted in 1811 and built in 1845-46 and is maintained in its original architectural design without alterations. The adjoining cemetery contains the grave of a mysterious stranger found dead on the steps of the church. Since that time the church doors have never been locked.

Off US 421, three miles SW of Lillington
(910) 893-3571 (Lillington Chamber of Commerce)
Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-2pm
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Lundy-Fetterman Museum and Exhibit Hall

Welcome to wildlife. The examples of animal and marine wildlife you see here are part of the collection of 175 exhibits. Through this exhibit you will have the opportunity to discover more about the natural world through displays of exotic specimens you may otherwise never encounter. Highlights of the exhibit include a polar bear and mountain goat from Alaska, sheep and goitered gazelle from Iran, and a leopard, zebra, elephant, reedbuck, lion, gnu, impala, and rhinoceros from Africa.

165 Dr. McKoy Street, Buies Creek
(910) 814-4398

Tours are by appointment only.
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Old Bluff Church

Near the Averasboro Battlefield, the church was formed in 1758. James Campbell, the first minister, was from Pennsylvania. The church discontinued activity in 1921, but is still home to an annual homecoming held the 4th Sunday in September.

Located off NC 82 near Averasboro Battlefield
(910) 892-3282
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Pentecostal Church Movement

Visit the site where the “Pentecostal Church Movement” began in the South.

Two blocks south of Highway 421 on N. Wilson Street, Dunn

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