Learn about the rich history of Carroll County in the museum located within the Historic District of Hillsville in the Historic Carroll County Courthouse. The facility presents the history of Carroll County and its various communities. Exhibits and artifacts reflect the heritage of Carroll County, which was formed in 1842. Early Native American artifacts recovered from nearby archaeological are also on display. Large Civil War collection including drum used by local unit. Museum has extensive archive and reference materials in its resource section. Guided tours are available of the Historic Courthouse (1872-74), which is an architectural gem and site of tragic courtroom shooting incident in March 1912 (advance reservations requested). Publication and gift sales. The Museum is open Tues.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.