A story behind every door.

Since 1970, the Lexington County Museum has opened doors to the region’s storied past. Wander through an expansive collection of structures that transports you from the colonial era to the Civil War. In the heart of Lexington, South Carolina, the seven-acre museum complex features 36 historic buildings.

All professional photographers MUST make an appointment to use the grounds of the Lexington County Museum. Absolutely no food, glitter, or confetti can be used on the museum’s grounds.

Hands-on History

Bring history to life by scheduling an interactive visit. Choose from 16 hands-on experiences for student and community groups.


An Unforgettable Experience

Find out where the stories begin in the heart of downtown Lexington. Let our tour guides lead you through the county’s history prior to 1860.

Plan Your Visit

Become a Friend of the Museum

Buy a membership or donate today. Learn about volunteer opportunities such as leading tours or helping to maintain our garden and grounds. You can buy a ticket to the Friends’ fundraiser on our “Get Involved” page.

Get Involved

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