Street Address
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
High Point, NC 27262
Mailing Address
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
High Point, NC 27262
phone: 336-885-1859
fax: 336-883-3284
e-mail: hpmuseum@highpointnc.gov
web: www.highpointmuseum.org
Hours
Museum:
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 4:30 PM
Historical Park
Saturday10 AM - 4:30 PM
Summer Hours Museum
Sunday1 PM - 4:30 PM
Summer Hours Historical Park
Sunday1 PM - 4:30 PM
Admissions
Free
Free. Donations Accepted.
Services
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Teresa Loflin, Community Relations Director
Edith Brady, Director
phone: 336-885-1859

Description

Museum:Visit us and meet early entrepreneur Captain Snow as well as other distinctive High Point citizens.

Picture jazz musician John Coltrane’s hands gliding across the keys of his piano.

Drive our big yellow school bus and discover how changes in modes of transportation influenced the development of High Point.

Explore how the twin industries of hosiery and furniture have flourished while contributing to High Point’s changing identity.

Check out the Museum’s changing exhibit gallery for more in-depth topics and events related to High Point. Call for current exhibition details.

Historic Park
Step into the home of John Haley and view the lifestyles of a wealthy late 18th century household. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 1786 Haley House is the oldest structure on its original foundation in High Point.

Hear the sounds of a blacksmith at work in the Blacksmith Shop. Outfitted as it would have been in the years John Haley was a practicing blacksmith, live demonstrations can be seen two weekends per month.

See how early American chores such as weaving, candle dipping, open-hearth cooking and others were done inside the 1801 log Hoggatt House.

Learn how backcountry women used herbs for treating illnesses, dyeing cloth, deodorizing rooms and repelling bugs in our historic Herb Garden.

Mission

Sharing Greater High Point’s history, exploring the power of memory, providing perspective for current issues, and strengthening the sense of community!

Facilities

Lecture Halls

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours