Blue Star Museum
The High Point Museum is once again part of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families.
The complete list of participating museums is available here.
Some of the more than 37,000 objects in our collection are in need of conservation and preservation to make them ready for exhibits. We hope you will consider becoming a Preservation Partner to help underwrite the cost of the program.
The Blacksmith Shop, now outfitted as it would have been in the days John Haley was a practicing blacksmith, was moved to the grounds in 1970 from Davidson County. Live demonstrations are held a several times a month.
The High Point Museum presents a variety of living history demonstrations throughout the year including weaving, spinning, open hearth cooking, stenciling and corn husk doll making.
Hands On Learning
Delve deeper into High Point’s history by participating in programs that encourage further thought and exploration of our exhibits. Visitors of all ages will find something of interest during special programs and workshops held throughout the year. Hands-on-learning and more! Click here to find out the Museum's hours
Our exhibit examines the history of the relationship between the furniture industry and the people of High Point. It offers a unique perspective on the history of furniture manufacturing in our area. It includes interactive elements, video, photographs, memorabilia, machinery and furniture.
The High Point Museum is dedicated to sharing Greater High Point’s history, exploring the power of memory, providing perspective for current issues, and strengthening the sense of community. Our work is guided by our core values of connection, diversity, fun, and innovation.
Adjacent to the High Point Museum is our Historical Park which features three historic buildings including the John Haley House (1786), the Hoggatt House (1801) and a working blacksmith shop (1841). Centered among the three structures is a historically...Read More
There are numerous ways to become involved at the High Point Museum – visit us, participate in a program, volunteer, donate artifacts or donate money. Ways to Get involved with the High Point Museum Adopt an Artifact Join today! Donate to the Museum Be...Read More
Keep up with Us
- Author Donates Book to Guilford County Schools Superintendent
- High Point Museum Partners with Smithsonian for a Nationwide Singing of the National Anthem to Celebrate Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial
- High Point Historical Society Recognizes Volunteers
- New Book Details African American History in High Point
10am - 4:30pm
Closed Sunday-Tuesday and
Historical Park Hours
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Admission is FREE!
1859 East Lexington Ave.
High Point, NC 27262
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