Welcome to the Official Website of the Textile Heritage Museum.
The Textile Heritage Museum is located at 2406
Glencoe Street, just off NC 62 North,
about 3 miles north of Burlington, North Carolina, in the
Historic Glencoe Village.
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Mountains to Coast Tour
The museum hosted the bicycle tour on
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 when 1000+ cyclists
on their way to the coast
for a delicious lunch and rest stop.
Many thanks to our
Biscuitville, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Star Foods,
Utz Chips, & Food Lion
The Cycle North Carolina
“Mountains to Coast” Tour is the state’s only cross-state,
fully-supported ride created in 1999 with the N.C. Division
of Tourism, Capital Broadcasting Company, the N.C.
Department of Transportation, and North Carolina Amateur
as founding partners.
Cycle North Carolina was developed to promote North
Carolina’s scenic beauty, heritage tourism, visitor
attractions, historic sites, state parks, fitness, healthy
lifestyles and the benefits of bicycling to individuals and
Our new event center is available for rental.
Click here for
NCSU's Protection & Comfort Exhibit
1800s Exquisite Wedding Gown
MILL VILLAGE PICTURES
The Museum is open
Saturday and Sunday
from 1 to 4 pm.
visit with us!
Group tours by appointment
The Textile Heritage Museum is
located at 2406 Glencoe Street
in the former Company Store and
Office Building in the Glencoe Mill Village. The 1880 building was
purchased for the museum in 2004 and is an ongoing restoration
The museum highlights the textile
history and mill villages of Alamance County, the Piedmont, and
It features history and machinery
of the textile industry from the cottage industry to the present,
village life, a large company store exhibit, and many other exhibits
There are exhibits from currently
operating local mills with product displays as well.
Cone's White Oak Plant to Close
Click on this link to hear the video from WFMY News 2:
Mill and Mill Village Website
by Ken Cates
See some of the restored homes
in Glencoe that are for sale!