Visit The House
Where Patriotism Lives…
Visit The House of Flags in its new location in the heart of downtown Columbus, North Carolina
33 Gibson Street in Columbus, N.C.
More than 300 flags are available for viewing during a tour of the House. The House of Flags Museum is the only location with all 27 U.S. flags on display.
The tour begins with the “Defenders of Freedom” collection of military service and religious flags. Note the braille-tactile flags displayed here and in the other rooms.
Next the “Birth of a Nation” collection displays flags of our founding countries and the Revolutionary War era. See “how our flag got its stripes” here.
The third room represents “The Price of Liberty” with flags from the War of 1812, Texas Republic, Civil War, WWII, Korea, Viet Nam, Gulf Wars, Iraq & Afghanistan wars. Flags commemorating the 9-11 Terrorist Attacks are also on display here.
A special display of the “Liberty Cap Flags” shows our earliest symbol of freedom.
Last is the “United States of America” room complete with all 27 official U.S. flags, from 13 to 50 stars, and the accompanying state and territory flags.
WSPA News Visits the Museum
Channel 7 News Hometown Spotlight visited Columbus, NC. Among the featured stories was the visit to the House of Flags Museum.
See the video here
WRAL The Tar Heel Traveler Visits the Museum
Learn about the Rattlesnake Flag, the Hornets Nest flag and the significance of Liberty Cap