Kings Mountain Historical Museum

Upcoming Events

They Don’t Build ‘Em Like They Used To
Wednesday, July 19 at 10:00 am
Admission is free!

Experience 18th century building techniques with expert Dale Swofford, explore the museum's two historic homes, and learn other historic crafts. Fun for all ages!  Event presented as part of the Mauney Memorial Library's Summer Reading programming.




14th Annual Reverse Raffle & Auctions
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Event includes Reverse Raffle & Live, Silent, and Cake Auctions.  Tickets are $125 each which includes dinner for 2. 
 Link to the event page here.  Grand prize is $10,000!





Toys, Games & TRAINS Exhibit Sneak Preview
Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:30 pm
Free admission for museum members; $10 non-members





Spirit of Christmas Past
Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10am – 7pm
Admission is free!

10am-3pm: Experience the magic of the Toys, Games & TRAINS exhibit, and tour the historic Barber House decorated for the holidays.  Learn about the history of Christmas celebrations, and participate in traditional craft demonstrations led by 18th century costumed interpreters.  Bring home your own hand-made ornaments!

3pm-5pm: City of Kings Mountain’s annual Christmas Parade.

5pm-7pm: Enjoy a special “night run” of the Toys, Games & TRAINS exhibit, candlelight tours of the historic Barber House, and hot apple cider with cookies by the firelight.



Santa & Mrs. Claus
Saturday December 9, 2017 from 11am – 1pm
Admission is free!

Santa Claus will be at the Museum during the Toys, Games & TRAINS exhibit to visit with the little ones.  Mrs. Claus will also do a special reading of the classic 1823 children’s story, “The Night Before Christmas.” ​