High Point Museum

1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point, NC 27262 - United States





The High Point Museum seeks to share Greater High Point’s history, providing perspective for current issues, and strengthening the sense of community. With multiple permanent and changing gallery spaces, education classrooms, and a Historical Park, the Museum offers various educational and free programming for any age.


Temporary Exhibit: "The Story of BBQ in North Carolina" Open Sept. 16 - Nov. 19, 2022
From its early history to modern day “East versus West” style discussions, barbecue is alive and well in our state. This exhibition examines the history of barbecue and its continuing place in North Carolina culture. FREE

Core Gallery - Explore the images and stories that record the individuals who lived, worshiped, and worked in High Point. Along the way, you will meet the Native Americans who first settled the land, get a glimpse of the Plank Road, imagine the sound of the time clock at one of the city’s many factories, have the chance to picture John Coltrane’s hands gliding across the keys of his piano.

Meredith's Miniatures - Captivating visitors of all ages, High Point native Meredith Slane Michener’s exhibit “Meredith’s Miniatures” features vignettes of real rooms, real places, the far away and the fanciful. Linger over themed scenes ranging from an authentic replica of Monet’s kitchen to a fantasy garden to her very own family Christmas traditions. Marvel at the dazzling detail and intricate craftsmanship – all on a 1:12 scale.

High Point's Furniture Heritage - High Point’s Furniture Heritage examines the history of the relationship between the furniture industry and the people of High Point. The exhibit offers a unique perspective on the history of furniture manufacturing in our area. It includes interactive elements, video, photographs, memorabilia, machinery and furniture.

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