Columbus, N.C. House of Flags

Our purpose

Flags 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.

Board of Directors
The House of Flags Museum is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization governed by a nine-member Board of Directors from the local community. The Board of Directors welcomes your ideas for improving our collection, exhibits, educational programs and the Museum building in Columbus, NC.

Volunteers
Volunteers are always needed to serve as greeters or tour guides and docents. Anyone who is interested in volunteering is invited to contact the Board of Directors using the email address or call the Museum Curator.

Proposed House of Flags museum

House of Flags site in Columbus, N.C.

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U.S. flag

Grand Union Jack

North Carolina state flag

15 Star United States Flag
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday / Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tour Groups
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.

Address
33 Gibson Street, Columbus NC 28722
Map, directions
Email: flagmuseum @gmail (dot) com