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

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.

  • View directions to WCU
  • The MHC gallery is on the front corner of Hunter Library closest to Central Drive.
  • Map to 176 Central Dr.
  • The MHC is the red dot on the map below.

MHC at Hunter Library

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