Museum of the Waxhaws and Andrew Jackson Memorial

8215 Waxhaw Hwy.
Waxhaw, NC 28173- Map It
(704) 843-1832

AAA Editor Notes

Museum of the Waxhaws and Andrew Jackson Memorial is at 8215 Waxhaw Hwy. Named for its first inhabitants, the settlement was founded by the Scot-Irish about 1755. The museum's collection spans the years 1550-1900 and displays memorabilia and weapons from the Revolutionary and Civil wars, a working cotton gin, an exhibit dedicated to Andrew Jackson, Scot-Irish settlement artifacts and an 1814 Conestoga wagon. A short film detailing the history of the region also can be seen. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$5; $4 (ages 60+); $2 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Fri.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 2-5. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.