Hours of Operation
OPEN 10:00 - 4:00
Monday - Friday
CLOSED - Saturdays, Sundays and all major holidays
Closed during some inclement weather events. Please call first to check opening/closing.
GENERAL ADMISSION - $6.00
Children 5 and under admitted free
Wilkes Heritage Museum
100 East Main Street
P.O. Box 935
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Jennifer Furr - Director
Diana Perry - Volunteer Coordinator
Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1968. The Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is responsible for operating and maintaining the Old Wilkes Jail (c. 1859), Robert Cleveland Log Home (c. 1779), and the Wilkes Heritage Museum (former Wilkes County Courthouse, c. 1902).
Wilkes Heritage Museum Gift Shop AND Book Store
Our gift shop/book store is located inside the museum. You do not need to purchase a museum ticket in order to visit our shops. Museum members recieve a discount on all purchases. Come visit us and browse through our books, music cds, local items, and gifts.
We have a large selection of historical books, heritage music cds, local products, and many other gifts. If you can't visit us in person, shop with us online.
We are in the process of re-staging our inventory. Please check back as we add new items to our online shop.