Historic Henry River Mill Village (General Admission)

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Historic Henry River Mill Village (General Admission)

Step back in time as you explore the 116 year old Henry River Mill Village, which was also used as District 12 in the Hunger Games movies.

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Henry River Mill Village 4255 Henry River Rd Hickory, NC 28602

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Come join the Henry River Preservation Fund for a one-of-a-kind visit to the Henry River Mill Village (known as District 12 from the Hunger Games series). During your adventure at Henry River, you will take a step back in time as you explore and learn the history of the 72-acre textile village, the importance of the textile industry in North Carolina history, and have the chance to reenact your favorite Hunger Games scenes right in the middle of  District 12.

Your ticket purchase is valid for the date selected. General Admission tickets allow you to explore Henry River during normal operating hours on the date selected, as well as access to any of our guide-led Historic Tours that start at the top of every hour.

Please check-in at gift shop upon arrival to validate tickets and receive your village map. Purchaser must present matching government issued identification at the time arrival.

For RV/Motor-coach/School Bus parking, please call ahead of your visit and we are happy to accommodate.


Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have required the use of face coverings/masks in all public facilities. Henry River Mill Village LLC and Henry River Preservation Fund Inc (“the Village”) has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Village cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren)will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Village could increase your risk and your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19.

By purchasing these tickets, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my child(ren) and I maybe exposed to, or infected, by COVID-19 by attending activities at the Henry River Mill Village and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Henry River Mill Village may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, Henry River Mill Village or Henry River Preservation Fund employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child(ren) or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with my or my child(ren)’s attendance at the Henry River Mill Village or participation in any Henry River Mill Village activities or events (“Claims”). On my behalf, and on behalf of my children, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the Henry River Mill Village, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating there to. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Henry River Mill Village, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during or after any events or activities at the Henry River Mill Village.


I acknowledge that I am using the facilities at the Henry River Mill Village for agritourism and/or recreational purposes and that during my activities, despite precautions, accidents and injuries may occur. By signing this release form, I assume all risks related to the use of any and all spaces accessed during my tour at the Henry River Mill Village.

I understand that under North Carolina law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if such injury or death results from the internet risks of the agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participation gin this agritourism activity. NCGS 99E-32(b)

I agree to release and hold harmless, Henry River Mill Village LLC and Henry River Preservation Fund, Inc. including their agents and assigns from any cause of action, claims or demands now and in the future. I will not hold liable the Henry River Mill Village LLC and Henry River Preservation Fund, Inc. for any personal injury or any personal property damage, which may occur on the premises before, during or after the planned activity. Furthermore, I agree to obey facility rules and take full responsibility for my behavior in addition to any damage I may cause to the facilities at Henry River Mill Village during my activity.

I understand that Henry River Mill Village LLC and Henry River Preservation Fund, Inc. is a licensed and insured organization. In the event that I should observe any unsafe conduct or conditions before, during or after my use of the space, I agree to report the unsafe conduct or conditions to Henry River Mill Village management as soon as possible.


Smoking and the use of tobacco products is a significant health, safety, and fire hazard. Therefore, smoking and the use of all tobacco products is prohibited at all times on this property - including all buildings, facilities, parking lots, grounds and sidewalks. No person (staff, visitor, vendor, contractor) is permitted to use any form of tobacco at any time while at Henry River Mill Village. Due to severe threat of fire at the Village, this policy also applies to private vehicles while on the property. For the purposes of this policy, tobacco product includes any product containing, made of, or derived from tobacco that is intended for human consumption, whether smoked, vaped, or chewed, including: cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapes, cigars, blunts, bidis, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, and any other items containing or reasonably resembling tobacco or tobacco products. There are no areas designated for tobacco use on this property. Any person violating this policy will be asked to leave the property immediately, without a refund.

By purchasing this ticket, I agree to abide by all authorized policy documentation listed above.