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Harper House/ Hickory History Center

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310 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-5031
+1 828-324-7294
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Finest Queen Anne Interior Styling in the Entire State of NC

The Harper House is considered by the NC Dept of Archives and History to possess the finest Queen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen L
Manassas, Virginia
Beautiful Time Machine

The Harper house is a beautiful walk through time. So much history here in Hickory! Kendall gave... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tiffanie T
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310 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-5031
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Harper House is considered by the NC Dept of Archives and History to possess the finest Queen Anne Interior Styling in the entire state, and that's well-deserved. The home has been 100% restored, furnished and decorated with impeccable taste and style, to represent its...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Harper house is a beautiful walk through time. So much history here in Hickory! Kendall gave us the tour, she is so knowledgeable and involved with our questions. The amount of detail and workmanship is just breathtaking. Upon leaving, we had to pause a...More

Thank Tiffanie T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour of a beautiful interesting period house. Guide was excellent, very knowledgeable and informative. Saved the most interesting story till the end of the tour. Well worth the $5 entry fee.

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Reviewed May 27, 2017

Decided to check this place out as we enjoy touring old homes and buildings of various architecture. The Harper House has been thoughtfully restored although not necessarily all to period. It was interesting look into Victorian design and décor. Our guide was very knowledgeable and...More

Thank jasd40
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Harper House twice now and I just love it!!! Only $5.00 per person to tour this home. It's just beautiful. Our guide does it all and just knows so much!! I am amazed that 7 families have lived here and...More

1  Thank LoriReel
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Every detail of the home and furnishings are period. Most furnishings are original but some have been added but are period. Docent did an excellent job. The Craftsman home is just as nice but of a different period. Worth the money!!

Thank Steve C
Reviewed February 12, 2017

As a member of the Catawba Country Historical Associatin we got free tickets so we went on a Saturday. We were the only ones touring at the time and got a personal tour experience. Beatiful home with craftsmanship not seen in modern homes. There is...More

Thank JustinJ545374
Reviewed December 22, 2016

The Harper House and History Center are a wonderful choice for spending a couple of hours in Hickory. The house is absolutely wonderful, especially when decorated for Christmas. The restoration work has been done so beautifully, and the details throughout of Victorian architecture are amazing....More

1  Thank hopeinnc
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Super friendly tour, very informative, beautiful home with lots of history. Lots of love and work has gone into preserving this home and the history surrounding it.

1  Thank Haven G
Reviewed October 30, 2016

This is a must see while visiting Hickory. The museum gives a great overview of interesting things that happened in Hickory and the house is an amazing architectural gem. Great tour guide and extremely reasonably priced!

2  Thank CorgiGirl8
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October 11, 2016|
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First floor only as far as I could see. No elevator to second floor that I saw.