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2021 Opening of Shelton House – History, Heritage & Crafts

May 1 @ 10:00 am - October 24 @ 3:00 pm

$5 – $7

Waynesville, NC

Shelton House will open for its 2021 Season on Saturday, May 1, promising to bring more “History, Heritage and Crafts” to the residents and visitors of Western Carolina. With hopes of a better season, warmer weather and Covid Vaccines, Shelton House is committed to bringing safe, family friendly events, and museum tours to its beautiful campus.

The Shelton Campus is comprised of The Shelton House “Museum of NC Handicrafts”, the Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop filled with beautiful art & crafts from local artisans, our early 19th century Barn and Event Center (re-opening year round with a new HVAC system and renovations in June, 2021 for rental options in Haywood County), and of course Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market, and the HART Theatre!

The Shelton House will open for its 41st season (Thursday through Saturday – 10 am to 3 pm) for tours and/or visits to the Gift Shop. House Tours are held on the hour from 10 am to 2 pm and the Gift Shop is open 10 am to 3 pm. Special Events and Tours are offered throughout the Season. Group Tours can be arranged year round by calling (828) 452-1551 or contacting us at


May 1 @ 10:00 am
October 24 @ 3:00 pm
$5 – $7


Shelton House: WNC History, Heritage and Crafts


Shelton House – WNC History, Heritage and Crafts
49 Shelton Street
Waynesville, NC 28786 United States
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