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Country Doctor Museum

6629 Peele Rd, Bailey, NC 27807-9654
+1 252-235-4165
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Tours on the hour!

We arrived at 20 minutes after the hour and learned that tours are only offered on the hour... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
Incredible unplanned stop

I was so impressed with the number of artifacts that this little museum had. There are four... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
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6629 Peele Rd, Bailey, NC 27807-9654
+1 252-235-4165
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We arrived at 20 minutes after the hour and learned that tours are only offered on the hour. Therefore, we left and came back. Other reviewers have listed in detail what can be seen. Great tour guide. Interesting artifacts. If driving that way, it is...More

Thank RaleighFrench
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I was so impressed with the number of artifacts that this little museum had. There are four buildings, 1 with types of transportation and an iron lung, one with meds, tools and dental equipment, and the gift shop/ short video room. I'd definitely recommend this...More

Thank pakita99
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Leeches for blood letting! Opium mixtures for colicky babies! Foot-pedal-operated dental drills! Horses and buggies for travel to patient homes! Iron lungs! These are only a few of the ah-ha moments from the tour of the Country Doctors Museum. There's a glimpse into pharmacy operations,...More

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We became aware of this place from seeing the signs while enroute to visit East Carolina University. We later discovered that it is actually now owned by ECU, and when our Corvette club decided to plan a day trip there, we were eager to go...More

2  Thank c5mjb
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We too found this in "Off the Beaten Path" and it truly is off the beaten path but easy to find due to good signage. You can only tour with a guided tour. My wife and I were the only ones on a tour. We...More

1  Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We saw a listing for this museum in the “Off The Beaten Path” book published by Readers Digest. Since we were in the area anyway to see another listing called the Whirligig town of Wilson NC, we decided to give it a try. It was...More

1  Thank TravelBugclu
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Pleasant visit to a restored country Doctor's office. Nineteenth and early twentieth century medical and surgical instruments, a pharmacy, nursing and dental exhibits and buggies with a charming guided tour hourly that takes about 45 minutes. A lovely visit if you're in the area. Hard...More

1  Thank Bcobert
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We visited with another couple, and had a full hour with the docent. There are a great variety of fascinating items in the collection.

1  Thank LC34201
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Because we visited on a weekday morning, our family was fortunate to have the tour guide and the museum to ourselves. This facility has several items on display that you've only read about in books. My children were able to see leeches swimming in a...More

1  Thank Don W
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Visited with my 3 boys (11, 9, 9) and we really enjoyed the experience. The staff is wonderful! They were full of information! I especially enjoyed all the stories they told! I would definitely recommend stopping in for a visit if in the area. I...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
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