Davidson County Historical Museum

The Davidson County Historical Museum is located in the Old Courthouse on the square in Historic Uptown Lexington. The Courthouse itself is a historical treasure built in 1858. On the National Register of Historic Places since 1971, the Old Courthouse is regarded as one of the foremost examples of temple form architecture in the Southeastern United States. The museum offers exhibits, programs and other activities that capture the history of Davidson County through local artifacts, photographs and archival materials from growing collections.