319 North Churton Street
Wednesday to Saturday: 11 am to 4 pm – Sunday: 1 pm to 4 pm.
Closed mid- December to mid-January and major holidays.
The Burwell School is a historic house museum located in Hillsborough, NC that preserves and interprets the history of its antebellum and Civil War era residents. The Burwell School Historic Site offers free docent-led and self-guided tours, a variety of cultural events, and engaging and innovative heritage education programs for children and young adults. Site of Rev. and Mrs. Burwell’s School for Young Ladies from 1837-1857. Site includes c.1821 frame house with 1848 additions, brick music building, brick necessary house and formal gardens. Guided tour. Free.