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

Sign-up to volunteer at the museum.

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

Wilkes Heritage Museum Tours

Walking Tour of Historic Homes and Buildings

Candlelight Ghost Tours of Wilkes (seasonal tours)

Inside the Museum

The museum is a two story structure with elevator access to upper floor.

Map of Lower Level.

Download pdf version of this map.

Map of Lower Level

Map of Upper Level

Download pdf version of this map.

Map of Upper Level

 

 


Welcome Students and Teachers!

Please contact the museum to schedule guided tours for your students.

 

Historic Buildings on Walking Tour

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clevelandhouse
The Robert Cleveland House

fed
The Federal Building

courthouse
The Old Wilkes County Courthouse

stpauls stpaulsside
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

finley finleyside
Finley Law Office

smithey
The Smithey Hotel

jtferguson
The J.T. Ferguson Store

johnsonhubbard
The Johnson-Hubbard House

presbyterian
The Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church

browncowles
The Brown-Cowles House