LITTLE HOUSE MUSEUM & GALLERY
Little House LLC operates Little House Museum and Gallery, an historic home museum and gallery venue in Rolesville, NC. Two gallery rooms focus on the artistic process inherent in both antique and contemporary art and craft. Two history rooms interpret local history with exhibits of artifacts, documents, period furnishings, images and items of local interest. Hourly tours are offered Sundays by appointment. Modified summer hours and extended hours are posted on the website. You are encouraged to plan your visit at a time that is convenient to you. Appointments to visit the museum are made easily by calling or texting 919-271-0923.
MISSION: to provide a local venue to explore history, art and craft
GOAL: to increase awareness, appreciation and preservation of local history, art and craft
Little House goals are achieved though:
1. Weekly guided tours to view rotating art gallery and history room exhibits and to explore the historic site
2. Special events at new exhibit openings
3. Featuring local artists in history and art exhibits
4. Hosting HRS quarterly meetings and special fundraising events
5. Scheduled tours and use of the venue as arranged by appointment
Little House supported the establishment and nurtures the growth and perpetuation of the Historic Rolesville Society (HRS), a community-based 501(c)(3). In 2023, Quarterly meetings will be held at the museum on the third Sunday of each month, from 4-6pm, and will include short powerpoint presentations that explore the history of Wake County’s second oldest township.
For more on HRS, click here.
REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION
THE MUSEUM IS CURRENTLY OPEN SUNDAYS, NOON-4PM, WITH TOURS BY APPOINTMENT.
Call or text 919-271-0923 to take a tour. 45 Minute tours…begin on the hour at Noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Suggested tour fee of $5 per adult, $2.50 for students & seniors helps offset a fraction of operationalQuarterly meetings of the Historic Rolesville Society will be held in 2023 on the third Sunday of each quarter—January, April, July and October. All interested history lovers are encouraged to attend.
Other Weekdays & Select Weekends
Additional Hours of Operation: Extended weekday and weekend hours, and special events, are scheduled monthly–see calendar for more.
We encourage you to call, text or email to schedule a time to visit the site that works for you! To schedule or learn more, simply call, text or email:
SITE & DIRECTIONS
The John Lewis Terrell House rests in the heart of historic Rolesville, NC (northeast Wake County), on a half-acre site, at
201 N. Main Street, Rolesville, NC, 27571.
Once owned by town founder William Roles, the site was home to the Alford, Freeman, Williams, Terrell, Young, Fowler, Broughton and Womble families from c.1816-2012. Today this c.1820-50 Greek Revival home, with mid-20th century additions, remains sited with original antebellum features including detached kitchen, smokehouse, stone-lined well and c.1860 magnolia. Parking in town center is currently limited by area construction. Call for additional directions.
STAFF & FRIENDS
Museum & Gallery Director
Little House, LLC, Sole Member
Rolesville History Room, Historic Artifacts Collection
Michael Bailey, Founding President, Historic Rolesville Society
Assistant Museum Director, Antique Collections & Archives
Special Thanks to:
H. Perry Family
Dell H. Little Family
Ben Park Terrell Family
Sheila Rohrbach Family
Wake Crossroads Baptist Church
Rogers (Dupree and Gunz) Family
Ellen Holding, Mary Ka Powers Patricia Roseman & Wayne Upchurch
HISTORIC ROLESVILLE SOCIETY
Little House Museum & Gallery hosts meetings, events, fundraisers and more to support the Historic Rolesville Society, a community-based 501(c)(3). Quarterly meetings of the Historic Rolesville Society will be held in 2023 on the third Sunday of each quarter—January, April, July and October. All interested history lovers are encouraged to attend.
For more information about Historic Rolesville Society, email email@example.com, visit Historic Rolesville on Facebook. The website is currently under reconstruction: www.historicrolesville.org
Featuring scheduled exhibit openings, extended hours, meetings, fundraisers and other scheduled events.
THESE HOURS NOT WORKING FOR YOU?
Our absolute goal is to help you visit the museum
at a time that works for your schedule.
Call, text or email to schedule a time to visit the site.
The standard suggested tour fee of $5 per adult, $2.50 for students and seniors helps
offset a fraction of operational costs. Call or text:
SCHEDULE A PRIVATE EVENT
Intimate outdoor (only) vows and gatherings are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis as staff, schedule and parking allows. Call or text: