Shelton House Museum of NC Handicrafts

Shelton House Museum of NC Handicrafts

The grand Shelton House in Waynesville was built in 1875 and now houses the Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts. So your guided tour is double the fun in this Charleston-style farmhouse with a double veranda. Each room is stuffed with 18th and 19th century creations by very talented artisans and designers from across the state. It's open May through October.

Shelton House, Waynesville

The historic home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is filled with antique furniture.

Shelton House Cherokee Indian Craft

The variety of the collection is astonishing. See gorgeous quilts, sculptured porcelain, dulcimers, woodworking, masterpieces of pottery work and furniture and a collection of Native American artifacts from the Cheokee Indians.

Shelton House Bedroom

If you love old-fashioned, handmade quilts, their collection is a must see!

Shelton House Kitchen

The museum is located near downtown Waynesville, so there's much more to explore nearby. Adjacent to the Shelton House is HART (Haywood Arts Regional Theatre) with a fantastic line-up of shows and a Farmers Market.

Shelton House Toys

Don't miss the toy collection!

Shelton House Barn

Also included in the tour is the barn with farm equipment and the original milking room.

The museum is open May-October, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 AM-4 PM.

Admission is $6/adults, $5/students, free/children 5 and under.

Address: 49 Shelton Street, Waynesville NC, 28786

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