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Saturday Programs

February 2024

Hosted on site 10 am - 2pm

2/3 - Make a Pinwheel
 A DIY pinwheel kit is offered with admission to the museum, Saturday, February 3rd.
2/10 - 2-for-1 Couples Special
Museum dates are the best dates! Bring your significant other to the museum on Feb. 10th and receive admission for the price of one, along with punch and cookies in our visitor center.
2/17 - Blacksmithing
 The third Saturday of the month, our resident smith will be working in the forge, demonstrating the functions of a turn-of-the-century blacksmith's shop. 
2/24 - Children's Jewelry 
On Saturday, February 24th, young visitors have the option with admission to make their own bead bracelet  to take home!


Come visit us Friday & Saturday 9:30 am to 5 pm.

Since the Tobacco Farm Life Museum is transitioning to become part of the state’s museum system, its Board of Directors will now become a Friends of the Museum group. This group will still need to raise money for the activities the TFLM wants to continue such as Ag Camp, the 301 Yard Sale, the touring public and school groups, in addition to the Commissioner’s Breakfast. So, please continue supporting the Tobacco Farm Life Museum with your donations now and in the future. Donations to the TFLM need to be made to the “ Friends of the Tobacco Farm Life Museum.”
Thank you!

Don't forget to check our website here and follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information about upcoming museum events and activities!

Step back in time as you enjoy our museum and grounds. Stop and sit a spell on our front porch before touring the 6,000 sq ft gallery. The gallery features permanent and rotating exhibits on farm life including southern medicine, domestic skills, rural social life, textiles, early transportation and much more. The historic buildings on site include the original Iredell Brown Homestead with detached kitchen, a tobacco barn, a smokehouse, and a one-room schoolhouse from a nearby community, as well as reconstructions of a packhouse and working blacksmith shop.


Experience North Carolina's Agricultural Roots With Us.

Valuing our Heritage

Through Educational and Community Programs

Tobacco Farm Life Museum, Inc. is a private 501c3 non-profit organization focused on providing educational programs to individuals of all ages.  We do this through several programs throughout the year.


Dedicated to our mission to preserve and present the history and heritage of the rural farming community through collection care, research and public tours

Since 1983

The Museum was founded by passionate volunteers who saw technology change the farming process and the agricultural communities in which they grew up.  Working with local farmers they offered on-farm tours, starting one of North Carolina's earliest Agritourism organizations.  Continuing to partner with our local farmers and other members of the agribusiness community allows us a wonderful opportunity to share information about the State's largest industry with visitors from around the world.  An industry that impacts everyone daily.


Contact Tobacco Farm Life Museum, Inc.

709 N Church St, Kenly, NC 27542, USA

Open Friday - Saturday 9:30am - 5:00pm 

(919) 284-3431

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  • Southland Car Club
    Southland Car Club
    Time is TBD
    Time is TBD
    Tobacco Farm Life Museum, 709 N Church St, Kenly, NC 27542, USA
    Time is TBD
    Tobacco Farm Life Museum, 709 N Church St, Kenly, NC 27542, USA
    Southland Car Club will be on site at the Museum showing and telling about their vintage cars.