Permanent Exhibits

  • The William M. Tuck Exhibit
  • The Abbyville Collection
  • The Military Exhibit
  • The Country Store
  • The Pioneer Medicine Exhibit
  • The Map of Halifax County
  • Halifax County’s Rail History

Coming Soon

  • A History of Tobacco in Halifax County
  • The Rev. Penick Wagstaff Collection
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Mosby’s Rangers with Eric Buckland

South Boston - Halifax County Museum 6 PM - 7 PM

On July 26th at 6 PM, author Eric W. Buckland will give a presentation at the SBHC Museum on Mosbey's Rangers. "Mosby's Rangers" was a Virginia Calvery unit under the command of Colonel John Singleton [...]


Southside Virginia Bottle Collectors’ Fair 2018

South Boston - Halifax County Museum 9 AM - 5 PM

Bottle Collectors and antique collectors from all over the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of North Carolina will be able to buy, sell, display and trade cherished vintage bottles, fruit jars, [...]


Special Exhibits

1942: A Remembrance

1 February 2018

As the Untied State became fully militarized after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Halifax County residents and natives of the local area soon found themselves among the more than three million men drafted into the United States armed forces in 1942. The South Boston – Halifax County Museum is proud to present this tribute to those who served in the U.S. Armed forces during that period of time and an examination of the numerous changes that a global war brought to Halifax County. On display are a number of artifacts from the North African campaign and the Pacific theater, military uniforms, and much more.

Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

9 May 2018 – 7 September 2018

The South Boston –Halifax County Museum has partnered with the HCSB Sports Hall of Fame Museum to bring to you an exhibit presenting their four most recent inductees.  Included in the exhibit will be artifacts from their time as active sporting participants and other projects in which they promoted sports in general.

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20th Century Photography

16 May 2018 – 28 July 2018

The 19th century saw the creation of the first known photograph by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce around 1827. By 1900, less than 1 billion photographs had been taken worldwide.  However, revolutions in photographic technology led to more than 86 billion photographs by the year 2000.

Beginning May 16th, join other visitors to the South Boston – Halifax County Museum in learning about the many designs and changes made to the devices that captured the 20th century.

The Secret Garden

30 June 2018 – 7 September 2018

Have you ever wanted to stroll through a garden straight from a storybook?

Relieve your childhood memories or create new memories with your children or grandchildren while strolling through scenes straight from a classic story that tells of mystery, hope, and friendship. The exhibit also includes a scavenger hunt for kids!

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