Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and it's film has given the courthouse national and even international fame. The museum allows visitors to go into the courthouse and to even touch many of the elements of the court such as the witness stand.
The museum features two exhibits all year round, the Truman Capote: A Childhood in Monroeville, and Harper Lee: In Her Own Words. In the Harper Lee Exhibit, visitors can feel apart of the town with a short documentary that shares the thoughts of residents about Harper Lee's book. A few of the citizens actually grew up with the author and have stories about the filming crews. It also discusses some of the conflicts that the book address and shares both the views held in the 30's and now. The exhibit also features many of the storyboard drawings from the movie's production. It also includes memorabilia from the visit to Monroeville.