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Catawba County Museum of History

30 N College Ave, Newton, NC 28658-3253
+1 828-465-0383
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Humble Beginnings of a beautiful area

Beautiful old building with a marble staircase. It was originally the courthouse and is now a small... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
JustinJ545374
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High Shoals, North Carolina
A Visit to the Past

For a small town, Newton has an awesome museum. It is located downtown in the old courthouse on the... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2016
nc_terp
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Newton, North Carolina
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Feb 24, 2017
“Humble Beginnings of a beautiful area”
Nov 18, 2016
“A Visit to the Past”
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30 N College Ave, Newton, NC 28658-3253
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

Beautiful old building with a marble staircase. It was originally the courthouse and is now a small museum that provides insight into what the early settlers of this beautiful region were like. Farming and furniture were the mainstays. There are old implements, military uniforms(a rare...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2016

For a small town, Newton has an awesome museum. It is located downtown in the old courthouse on the square. The museum has an extensive collection of tools, implements and hand-crafted items that tell the story of Catawba Valley's heritage. There is always something new...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2016

This is a great small town museum that is free to the public. If you are looking for a place to educate your children on the local area, it is a great starting point.

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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Lots of war and medical history, I have worked in Newton NC for several years and it's amazing how many people visit this wonderful Museum.

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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Loved the courtroom pretty neat to see the medical doctor office and OR from back in the day. The armed service tribute was interesting too. It is a good learning field trip for children and adults

Thank Jacqueline F
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Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Great local museum located in a stately old courthouse in quaint downtown Newton, NC. Weekday parking was a cinch. There are exhibits on all three floors, the highest concentration being on the ground level and lower level. The staff was especially friendly and knowledgeable. Exhibits...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2015

suprising information about interesting people and great history. something for all ages. good displays with great pictures and displays of everything from old race car to furniture and displays on polio hospital. changing exhibits keep me coming back

1  Thank mike S
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Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Great way to spend an hour in downtown Newton. Plenty to see. Great restaurants just around the corner.

1  Thank Christopher A
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Reviewed October 27, 2014

Had a about an hour to kill one afternoone so being a history nut, I dropped in. One hour is not enough but in the hour I learned a lot of the history of the hour. My ancentors were some of the original settlers in...More

2  Thank LKNCHOWHOUND
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