Mission Exhibits-Events


The Presbyterian Heritage Center creates at least one world or home mission exhibit each year, as well as numerous special events — such as the International Symposium on the American Presbyterian Congo Mission, lectures and more. Click to see a partial listing of past mission history exhibits and events. During 2020 & 2021, PHC will display the current "Missions to Central America & the Caribbean," plus we will explore "Conflicts & Culture: Native Americans & Presbyterian Missions."
Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

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Exhibits


Special exhibits by the Presbyterian Heritage Center in Montreat for 2020 are:
C. S. Lewis, Inklings & Friends (Tolkien, Sayers)
Montreat Summer Clubs & Camps
Communion Tokens; Civil Rights; Child Labor; Missions
The PHC offers innovative exhibits, multi-media kiosks and much more on the history of Montreat, as well as the heritage of the entire Presbyterian and Reformed Churches and their worldwide missions.
Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

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Educational


The Presbyterian Heritage Center at Montreat offers innovative educational options for local churches, as well as a series of programs onsite in our facility in Montreat. Our educational materials are available via downloads or DVDs. We offer a variety of programs & special events — including confirmation classes on history of Presbyterians and the Reformation, live interactive performances, costumed re-enactors and storytelling, educational booklets (Discover), DVDs, crafts, exhibits and more!
Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

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Virtual Fourth


While the covid-19 threat has eliminated the July Fourth Parade in Montreat, the Presbyterian Heritage Center is presenting a special Virtual Fourth online — beginning the day before the holiday. View videos of Montreat Parades, as well as historics photos of past July 4ths from the 1930s through the present.
Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

Pix & Videos

Games, Videos, Social Media


View selected picture jigsaws online
as well as videos, the PHC blog, Facebook, etc.
You can find them under the Media menu button.
Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

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Collections


The Presbyterian Heritage Center has four collections:
Library of reference books and periodicals,
Archives (documents),
Photography & film, and
Artifact objects

Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

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Artifacts 360 Rotation


View selected PHC artifacts in a 360 degree view.

Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

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Conferences


The Presbyterian Heritage Center sponsors major conferences every 12 - 18 months.
The largest gathering for a C.S. Lewis & Inklings conference was conducted by the Presbyterian Heritage Center in Montreat, NC, November 6 - 8, 2019. Click to see pictures of the event attended by more than 620 people.

Open Thur. & Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Thanksgiving

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PHC Categories & Social Media    facebook       blog PHC       twitter        YouTube       Virtual July 4th Page

Photos & Multimedia

Notable Presbyterian

Rev. John Chavis was the first black minister ordained by the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America.

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Publications/DVDs

  • “Shadow & Light in the Land of the Rising Sun”

    Japan Missions, 1859 - Today, by the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches

  • “John Knox & the Scottish Reformation”

    Lesson plans, presentations, video clips allow you to explore the pivotal and exciting life of John Knox.

  • “History of the English Language Bible”

    From Wycliffe to Tyndale to the Geneva Bible to the King James version, these materials explore the life-and-death legacy of the English Bible during the first 100 years of the Reformation.

Events & Programs

Virtual July 4th Parade

Since there was NO July 4th Parade this year in Montreat, due to the covid-19 threat, the Presbyterian Heritage Center has an online virtual July 4th Parade — videos and pictures — through the decades. Click here.

Temporarily Closed

Due to the covid-19 virus threat and North Carolina executive orders, the PHC and other museums in the state are closed temporarily.