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, Inc. MembershipInterested in becoming a member of the Wilkes Heritage Museum? A membership to the museum includes the following:
- passes (good for 1 year) to all Wilkes Heritage Museum Properties
(which includes the Blue Ridge Hall of Fame exhibits)
- discount at the Museum Gift Shop
- invitations to exhibit openings
- electronic newsletter
Purchase your membership at the museum or through our online Gift Shop.