From its 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 peek 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 overnight accommodations, tours running daily, and special events throughout the year, come join us for a perfect North Carolina adventure with something for the whole family.
PRIVATE EVENTS & WEDDINGS
Book your special event at one of western North Carolina’s most unique and inspiring locations. Whether planning a one-of-a-kind destination wedding or a team building get-away, our team is here to help make your event something to remember.
HOURS OF OPERATION
WED, THUR 10AM-3PM FRI, SAT, SUN 10AM-5PM
(828) 471.HRMV (828) 471.4768
$15 PER ADULT (K-12 STUDENTS FREE) 100% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM GENERAL ADMISSION GO DIRECTLY TO THE HENRY RIVER PRESERVATION FUND
4255 HENRY RIVER RD HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA 28602
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.
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.
CURRENT VISITATION POLICIES
Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have required the use of face coverings/masks in all public facilities. Henry River Mill Village LLC and Henry River Preservation Fund Inc (“the Village”) has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Village cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren)will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Village could increase your risk and your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19. By purchasing these tickets, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my child(ren) and I maybe exposed to, or infected, by COVID-19 by attending activities at the Henry River Mill Village and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Henry River Mill Village may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, Henry River Mill Village or Henry River Preservation Fund employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child(ren) or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with my or my child(ren)’s attendance at the Henry River Mill Village or participation in any Henry River Mill Village activities or events (“Claims”). On my behalf, and on behalf of my children, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the Henry River Mill Village, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating there to. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Henry River Mill Village, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during or after any events or activities at the Henry River Mill Village.
Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability
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)