The N.C. Transportation Museum is located about five minutes off I-85, about an hour’s drive from Charlotte, Greensboro or Winston-Salem.
From I-85, use Exit 79 and follow the brown Historic Sites signs. You will turn left onto Hwy. 29 (Salisbury Avenue). The museum will be on your left.
From Statesville, take I-40 to I-77 South (Exit 152). From I-77 take exit 49A (G. Bagnal Blvd.) which is Highway 70. Travel Hwy 70 for 21.5 miles to the Salisbury Mall. Go straight past the mall and Rowan Regional Medical Center. Turn right onto Clubhouse Drive (at the “To 29” sign). Follow Clubhouse Dr., veering left until you reach the light at Main St. Turn left. Go 2 miles, passing through downtown Spencer. Pass SunTrust Bank and the Fire Dept. on the left and the museum entrance will be on the right. (Approximate drive time: 45 minutes).