Plan Your Visit

Museum Tour Hours:

Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(Last tour begins at 3:30 p.m.)

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, tours will be given by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling the museum at 803-359-8369. Tours will be given during the hours of 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday and from 1 pm to 4 pm on Sundays. Visitors must wear masks in accordance with the Town of Lexington’s ordinance and will also only have access to select historic structures on the grounds in order to ensure social distancing. Tour groups are also limited to 8 or fewer people. To ensure the safety of staff and guests, museum employees will wear masks, keep 6 feet away from tour groups, and will clean commonly touched surfaces after tours.

Closed Mondays, major holidays and major holiday weekends.


Office Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission Prices:

$5.00 for Adults
$2.00 for Children
Cash and check only

Administrative Office

231 Fox Street
Lexington, SC 29072

Phone: (803) 359-8369
Fax: (803) 808-2160


The visitor parking lot is located on Fox Street, along the side of the Hazelius House.

Large groups including school groups are encouraged to park in the grass lot by the museum’s sign directly off of Columbia Avenue (US Hwy. 378) by the Cotton Gin building (between Sherwin Williams and Lexington Paint and Flooring). Once parked, follow the signs to the Hazelius House/Tour Office.

Guided Tours

Guided tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday starting at 10 a.m. and Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. The last tour begins at 3:30 p.m. Discover Lexington’s storied past as your tour guide leads you through our historic buildings.

To schedule a tour for a school, church or other group, please review our programs and call our Visitor Services Coordinator at (803) 359-8369.

Self-Guided Tours

If you are visiting outside of museum operating hours, we encourage you to download a QR Reader for iPhone or Android and follow our cell phone walking tour on-site. Scan the code located on the sign outside of each building for a virtual glimpse behind the door. Pick up a copy of the self-guided walking tour brochure on the front porch of the Hazelius House.

For the personal safety of visitors and in consideration of our historic buildings, low heels are requested.

Can’t Make It in Person?

Take a Virtual Tour