Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are your hours of operation?
A: The museum is normally open Monday through Saturday-Noon to 4pm, during summer and fall (May 1 to Oct. 31). During the winter months Saturday only-Noon to 4 pm (Nov.1 to April 30).
These hours may change without notice. We are a volunteer club and can only operate the museum for the hours we have members available to host.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: There is no cost to visit the Musuem. Our mission is educational and we want all to learn and enjoy the Museum.
However, we do have expenses. We are a 501(c3) tax exempt organization. We depend fully on donations and the proceeds from the Gift Shop.
Q: How do you become a member?
A: It's easy! Get an application by attending one of our meetings or events, visiting the museum, or just talk to a member! You may join by submitting the application and paying the dues. Meetings are held at the Robert C Carpenter Community Building, 1228 Georgia Highway (441 South) in Franklin, NC on the last Thursday of the month at 6:30pm except in November and December. Membership dues are $20.00 per person per year with $10 each additional family member, and $5.00 for junior (Pebble Pups). Membership is from September to September.