The Shelton House was built in 1875 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Housed in and around the Shelton House, the Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts features comprehensive exhibits of 19th century crafts including hand-woven coverlets, quilts, sculptured porcelain, dulcimers, masterpieces of pottery work and furniture and a fine collection of southeastern and southwestern Native American artifacts. Artists who have participated in the North Carolina State Fair’s Village of Yesterday also have a selection of their crafts displayed.
The museum is open May-October, Tue-Sat, 10am-3pm.
Children 5 and under: Free
Groups of 10 or more: $5 per person
The Shelton House has a parking area for buses and welcomes bus tours.