The History Museum of Burke County

This museum, located 30 minutes west of the Convention Center in Morganton in Burke County, has numerous exhibits on two floors that show many antiques from various eras of American History. These exhibits cover a wide range of interests from the Civil War to furniture production. A separate building from the main museum is the Morganton Train Depot Museum, which is located beside a still active railroad track and features photos and artifacts showing the history of railroading in the area, including logging. Be sure to check for open days and times before you go by visiting https://www.thehistorymuseumofburke.org/.