JOIN US AT THE HISTORIC HENRY RIVER MILL VILLAGE

HISTORY, MOVIES, NATURE, AND MORE!

From it’s days making cotton yarn to its more recent adaptation as District 12 in the Hunger Games films, the Henry River Mill Village offers visitors a step back into the last century and a peak into the rich heritage of western North Carolina mill towns.

Located 1 mile south of Hildebran, NC on I-40 (exit 119), the Henry River Mill Village is only a short drive halfway between Charlotte and Asheville. With tours running daily and special events throughout the year, come join us for a perfect day trip with something for the whole family.

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Happy Birthday Anita Rudisill Brittain! Love, Your Henry River Family.
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Henry River Mill Village
Opening in March at the History Museum of Burke County will be our Workers' Legacy Exhibition. We are asking anyone who grew up and worked in the mills and factories in Burke County and would like their own photo, or any other family member or friend to be shown in our exhibit to please email me the photo, Name of Worker, Where they worked and Yrs. worked to: jimwarlick@workerslegacyexhibition.org. Please email me any questions you may have regarding our exhibition. Thank you and PLEASE SHARE on your page. Jim Warlick
Henry River Mill Village
Henry River Mill Village
We will be closed today, 2/20/20. We will open again tomorrow at 10am. Enjoy the snow!
Henry River Mill Village
Henry River Mill Village
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Henry River Mill Village
Henry River Mill Village
Pictured is the High Bridge across the Henry River near the mill. When built in 1912, it was reputed to be the highest bridge in NC. The cost of building was shared equally by Burke County and Henry River Mills. In the beginning the mill employed approx. 100 people including children as young as 9 years old.

VISITOR INFORMATION

HOURS OF OPERATION

THUR, FRI, SAT, SUN
10AM-5PM
Under North Carolina law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participation in this agritourism activity. NCGS 99E-32(b)

ADMISSION

$15 PER PERSON (8 YRS & UNDER FREE)
HISTORIC TOUR INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION

100% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM ADMISSION GO 
DIRECTLY TO THE HENRY RIVER PRESERVATION FUND

CONTACT US

(828) 471.HRMV
(828) 471.4768

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4255 HENRY RIVER RD
HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA 28602

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PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY

We ask all guests and photographers to please help us maintain the integrity of Henry River Mill Village by honoring these policies. They are intended to ensure the preservation and protection of Henry River Mill Village and its mission for educational outreach initiatives connecting the community with its history, culture, architecture, and wildlife.

100% TOBACCO-FREE POLICY

Smoking and the use of tobacco products is a significant health, safety, and fire hazard.  Therefore, smoking and the use of all tobacco products is prohibited at all times on this property - including all buildings, facilities, parking lots, grounds and sidewalks.

No person (staff, visitor, vendor, contractor) is permitted to use any form of tobacco at any time while at Henry River Mill Village.  Due to severe threat of fire at the Village, this policy also applies to private vehicles while on the property.

For the purposes of this policy, tobacco product includes any product containing, made of, or derived from tobacco that is intended for human consumption, whether smoked, vaped, or chewed, including:  cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapes, cigars, blunts, bidis, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, and any other items containing or reasonably resembling tobacco or tobacco products.

There are no areas designated for tobacco use on this property.

Any person violating this policy will be asked to leave the property immediately, without a refund.