The Country Doctor Museum

6642 Peele Rd.
Bailey, NC 27807- Map It
Phone: (252) 235-4165

AAA Editor Notes

The Country Doctor Museum is at 6642 Peele Rd. Visitors are taken on a guided tour of the museum complex, which features exhibits about 19th- and early 20th-century health care in rural America. The Freeman-Brantley Building houses an apothecary and displays about surgery, bloodletting, dentistry and nursing. The Carriage House contains 19th-century buggies, 1912 and 1926 Model T's and an iron lung used during polio epidemics. During spring and summer a medicinal herb garden grows plants used for healing. Guided tours are available.
$8; $6 (ages 55+); $4 (ages 3-17 and students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Tours depart on the hour; last tour begins 1 hour before closing. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.