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.
Due to COVID-19, the Lexington County Museum is currently giving tours by appointment only Please call 803-359-8369 to schedule a tour.
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.
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.