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 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.



Online Shopping

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.

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Book Store online