Become a Friend of the Museum
As a non-profit organization, the Sampson County History Museum relies on sponsors and donations in order to continue its mission of holding the “key to the past” by preserving and showcasing artifacts for future generations. Through the financial support of sponsors and donations, the Sampson County History Museum has been able to maintain and grow. For as little as $25/year, you can be a part of the ongoing work to acquire, preserve and share Sampson County’s past.

Complete the membership form and return along with your check to the following:
Friends of SCHM
PO Box 786
Clinton NC 28329

Contact Chris Woodson, Director at 910-590-0007 or

The Sampson County History Museum relies primarily on donations to add to its collections. We welcome donations of materials which help tell the story of the people of Sampson County. We also collect books and other materials about Sampson County for our collections.

If you would like to donate an artifact to be  part of the Museum Collection, please e-mail a picture and detailed description of the artifact to Ruth Pope, Curator, at Prior to acceptance, all artifacts will be researched and reviewed. If you prefer to speak with someone directly, please contact Ruth Pope at 910-590-0007 during regular business hours. The Sampson County History Museum does not accept items on loan or provide any monetary appraisals of artifacts.

Volunteers are vital to the success and growth of the Sampson County History Museum. Volunteer opportunities range from docents (tour guides), yard maintenance, special projects, costume design, and much more. For more information about how to get involved with the museum, please call Chrissy Meece at 910-590-0007.