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All day and evening in-person classes in Cullowhee and at Biltmore Park instructional site are suspended for Tuesday, Jan. 18.

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Visitor's Guide

MHC gallery entrance


The Mountain Heritage Center is located at Hunter Library on the campus of Western Carolina University.
It is open to the public and free of charge.

Hours of Operation (please contact us to confirm hours)

Galleries: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Offices: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Mountain Heritage Center follows the university holiday calendar and is closed New Years Day, MLK Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, and the two weeks from before Christmas to the New Year.

To confirm hours, arrange a special tour, or secure parking arrangements please contact us at (828) 227-7129, by email, or visit our Facebook page.

MHC at Hunter Library

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