Permanent Exhibits

  • The Life of Gov. William M. Tuck

  • The Native American Gallery

  • Military History of Halifax County

  • Old Time Country Store

  • Pioneer Medicine Exhibit

  • The Map of Halifax County

  • Halifax County’s Rail History

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  • Tobacco and the Golden Era of Halifax County

Upcoming Events

O’ Christmas Tree

A Bob Ross Art Class

December 1     10 AM – 3:30 PM

Long before Thanksgiving has come and gone, millions of Americans are creating their Christmas shopping lists trying to find the perfect gifts for their friends and family.  It can be a bit overwhelming searching through countless boutiques and online stores.  Instead of buying a Christmas present, why not make one?  ….More

Tea with Clara

December 2      2 – 4 PM

This winter, families can look forward to a “Tea with Clara.” At this special holiday event, young and old can be whisked away in a magical hour in wonder of The Nutcracker ballet while enjoying tea and hors d’œuvre. Limited seating available, so be sure to sign up today!  Attendees can register by contacting the museum at or calling during our regular business hours.

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.

Latest News

August 16, 2018


All members of the South Boston - Halifax County Museum can now receive a bi-weekly e-newsletter. The newsletter dubbed Focus E-Edition...
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