Lexington County Museum

231 Fox ST

Lexington, SC 29072

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Phone: (803) 359-8369

City: Lexington

Region: Midlands

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Lexington County Museum

This seven-acre property interprets everyday life in Lexington County from the colonial period to the Civil War and includes the John Fox House, which was built in 1832 and features displays with quilts, period furniture, textiles, etc. Outbuildings on the property include a summer and winter dairy, a pigeon house, a privy, a sweet potato house and a loom house. Also on the property are a c. 1850 slave cabin, a c. 1771 Colonial cabin , a c. 1815 one-room school house, a kitchen, a 19th-century garden, and a c. 1850 gin house. The museum offers 13 interactive programs for school children. These programs, which teach about the 18th and 19th centuries, feature period dressed docents and are hands-on. School groups (K-4 through 6th grade) are free with advance reservation.

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