Our purposeFlags tell us the story of a group's struggle for identity and freedom.
In the House of Flags, if we listen closely enough, we can hear the stories of these flags ringing loud and clear
The mission and vision for the museum
The mission of the House of Flags Museum is to provide a unique tourist destination in North Carolina dedicated to nurturing and promoting patriotism, flag etiquette, and historical understanding of the evolution of our Nation's flag through flag displays and a variety of educational programs and activities for all visitors.
The purpose of the House of Flags Museum is to properly display a unique and comprehensive historical collection of over 300 United States, military, state, and international flags including all 27 full-size official U.S. flags from 1776 to 1960, and to provide educational experiences to elementary school children, high school students, and adults of all ages.
The Museum's Board of Directors welcomes your ideas for improving our collection and the proposed Museum building in Columbus, NC:
• Robert M. Williamson, Chairman
• Robert Lair, Vice Chairman
• Paul Sutherland, Treasurer
• Joyce Preston, Secretary
• Elizabeth Burrell, Member
• H. Scott Camp, VFW Post 9116
• Frank Ortiz, Member
• Steve Christopher, Member
Hours of Operation
Tuesday / Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
For school and group tours contact the House of Flags at 828-894-5640 or email flagmuseum @gmail (dot) com. Donations are accepted to cover expenses.
33 Gibson Street, Columbus NC 28722
Email: flagmuseum @gmail (dot) com