About Us

*We are Currently Closed to the Public per the Governor’s Executive Order 117. Visit "Museum Closed" Under Our Event Page to Learn More.*

Our Mission

The Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center collects and preserves artifacts and other historical materials relating to the history and heritage of North Carolina in a local, regional, national, and international context to assist people in understanding how the past influences the present.

We're Part of a Larger Family

The Mountain Gateway Museum is part of the Division of State History Museums in the Office of Archives and History of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. NCDNCR is led by Sec. Susi H. Hamilton.