Textile Heritage Museum at Glencoe, North Carolina




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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INFORMATION about Glencoe Village

Glencoe Mill and Mill Village Website
by Ken Cates





CNC Mountains to Coast Tour

The museum hosted the bicycle tour on
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 when 1000+ cyclists
stopped here on their way to the coast
for a delicious lunch and rest stop.

Many thanks to our supporting companies:
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 Sports 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 state.

New Event Center

"North of Charleston"
Our new event center is available for rental.

Click here for information.

Museum Exhibits

NCSU's Protection & Comfort Exhibit
1800s Exquisite Wedding Gown
Repreve Exhibit
Batik Exhibit


Videos about Glencoe Village:




Other Sites to Visit






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 project.

The museum highlights the textile history and mill villages of Alamance County, the Piedmont, and beyond.

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 of interest.

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-- http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/cone-denim-white-oak-plant-to-close-in-greensboro-after-more-than-110-years-in-operation/484314898





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