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Tobacco Farm Life Museum

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709 Church St, Kenly, NC 27542-5009
+1 919-284-3431
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Interesting and Very Informative

While in NC visit a friend we went to the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. Being from Lancaster County... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda H
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Brownstown, Pennsylvania
Interesting Day Trip

We spent an hour as we drove through on a trip with my mother-in-law. A short movie in the front... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
T W
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Martinez, California
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709 Church St, Kenly, NC 27542-5009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in NC visit a friend we went to the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. Being from Lancaster County, PA this was very interesting to us. We saw a short film about growing of tobacco....toured the museum as well as the other buildings on the property....More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We spent an hour as we drove through on a trip with my mother-in-law. A short movie in the front office followed by a tour within the museum and a self guided tour of a half dozen out buildings with interpretive signs provided insight into...More

Thank T W
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We needed a break from driving down I95, and this museum happened to be in the right spot. We learned so much about modern tobacco farming from the short video. Then you go into their museum and see all kinds of cool historical farm life...More

Thank Pam V
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A great deal of thought and research made this small museum chockful of interesting objects and fascinating signage that makes the period come alive. The buildings, too, that were moved to the property were well curated. This museum can easily take over a hour to...More

Thank The3ofus60614
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The tobacco Farm museum was a wonderful experience, and the guide were very good with their Southern Hospitality, and first hand experience with Miss Fay & Mr Jean

Thank Raymond C
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Tobbaco Farm Life Museum is only a few miles east off I 95 in Kenly, NC. The history is laid out in the museum with samples of tobacco, farm equipment, mule harnesses, historical houses, barns, school, cigarette samples, information concerning the growth of tobacco...More

1  Thank judygustafson
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

The visit starts with a 15-minute video that explains tobacco planting and harvesting, then visitors head into the museum. We were short on time, so we did not spend as long as we could have reading all of the exhibits. Then we headed outside to...More

Thank Geographer08
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting farming of tobacco crops and living with 8 buildings set up with old tools and equipment used years ago. Loved it nice hour and a 1/2 self guided tour take your time if you wish.

Thank Tresa T
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We did not expect much but were pleasantly surprised how well they have presented the process of growing tobacco. This is on a 5th generation of family farm. They have preserved many of the buildings and furnishings throughout the years while explaining what life was...More

Thank Q667RVjimb
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I went to this lovely attraction with my aging father, who grew up on a farm. He shared memories and explained all of the old implements used for low-tech plowing and cultivation techniques. It would probably not be as interesting for people with little knowledge...More

Thank Jonathan P
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