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.

Admission

GENERAL ADMISSION - $6.00
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

Volunteers

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Testimonials

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

Support Opportunities

Members of Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. contribute directly to its operating account to
help with expenses for the upkeep of the 1860 Old Jail, the 1790 Robert Cleveland House
and the 1902 Old Court House, now home of the museum.

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. also offers pledge benefits specific for the WilkesHeritage Museum. These pledges will contribute to the cost of finishing exhibits in the various rooms. The Wilkes Heritage Museum also offers Veteran Honor Walk Bricks, honoring our servicemen and women. These bricks are placed on our front lawn in a special display.

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization; therefore, membership donations are tax deductible.

Here are several membership opportunities. If you or your business would like to sponsor an event, please contact us.

Student / Senior Member - $25.00

  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 1 free pass to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties (excluding
    special events)
Supporting Member - $50.00
  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 2 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties (excluding
    special events)
Family Membership - $100.00
  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 4 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties (excluding
    special events)

Business Membership - $250.00

  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 6 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties
  • 2 free passes to the annual Christmas event

Enthusiast Member - $375.00

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 8 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties
  • 4 free passes to the annual Christmas event

Curator Membership - $500.00

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 10 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties
  • 6 free passes to the annual Christmas event

Benefactor Member - $750.00

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 10 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties
  • 8 free passes to the annual Christmas event
  • Private tour of the museum

Sustaining Patron - $1000.00 & up

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 10 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties
  • 10 free passes to the annual Christmas event
  • Private tour of the museum
  • Name listed on our website

* All members will be listed in the electronic newsletter, and will receive a one-year
subscription to the quarterly newsletter.

 

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