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.


Children 5 and under admitted free

Museum Address/Phone

Wilkes Heritage Museum
100 East Main Street
P.O. Box 935
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Phone Numbers
336 667-3171

Staff Directory

Jennifer Furr - Director
Diana Perry - Volunteer Coordinator

Photo Gallery


Sign-up to volunteer at the museum.


Comments from our visitors.

About Us

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).

Privacy Policy

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Membership

Interested 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.


Museum Entrance