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Asheville Art Museum.

Asheville Art Museum

Asheville Art Museum.

Asheville Art Museum

2 South Pack Square at Pack Place
AshevilleNC  28801
(828) 253-3227
Website:  Asheville Art Museum
Email:  mailbox@ashevilleart.org
Reviews:  TripAdvisor    Yelp
Hours:

Sunday: 1:00p - 5:00p
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00a - 5:00p

The Asheville Art Museum was established by artists and was incorporated in 1948. It is a non-profit organization and is the only organization providing cultural and educational experience for visitors.

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Asheville Museum.

aSHEville Museum

Asheville Museum.

aSHEville Museum

35 Wall Street
AshevilleNC  28801
(828) 785-5722
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Hours:
Sunday - Monday: 11:00a - 5:00p
Thursday: 11:00a - 5:00p
Friday - Saturday: 11:00a - 6:00p
 
The aSHEville Museum is the first women's cultural museum in the southeast United States. It is located near the Grove Arcade

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Asheville Pinball Museum in Asheville NC

Asheville Pinball Museum

Asheville Pinball Museum in Asheville NC

Asheville Pinball Museum

1 Battle Square, Suite 1A
AshevilleNC  28801
(828) 776-5671
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Hours: 
Wednesday - Friday:  2:00p – 9:00p
Saturday: 12:00p – 9:00p 
Sunday:  1:00p – 6:00p
 
Asheville Pinball Museum is located across the street from the Grove Arcade. The pinball machines ranging from 1966 to 2014. There is an admission fee but you can play over 20 machines for as long as you like. Also several of the pinball marchines are for sale.

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Black Mountain College Museum. Black Mountain College Museum & Art Center

56 Broadway Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 350-8484
Website:  blackmountaincollege.org
Reviews:  TripAdvisor
Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 11:00a - 5:00p

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Colburn Earth Science Museum in Asheville NC

Colburn Earth Science Museum

Colburn Earth Science Museum in Asheville NC

Colburn Earth Science Museum

2 North Pack Square
AshevilleNC  28801
(828) 254-7162
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Hours:
Sunday: 1:00p - 5:00p
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00a - 5:00p

The Colburn Earth Science Museum provides education through hands on exhibits.

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Antique Cars Museum. Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum

111 Grovewood Road
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 253-7651
Website:  Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum
Reviews:  TripAdvisor
Hours:
Monday - Saturday 10:00a - 5:00p
Sunday: 11:00a - 5:00p

The Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum was established in 1965 by Harry Blomberg. The museum has several rare and vintage autombiles (See Website for a list) and also some original horse-drawn carriages plus Asheville's own American LaFrance fire engine.

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Grovewood Gallery. Grovewood Gallery

111 Grovewood Road
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 253-7651
Website:  Grovewood Gallery
Reviews:  TripAdvisor    Yelp
Hours:
January - March
Monday - Saturday: 10:00a - 5:00p
Sunday: 11:00a - 5:00p                                 

April - December
Monday - Saturday: 10:00a - 6:00p
Sunday: 11:00a - 5:00p

As you enter the rustic iron gate at Grovewood you will discover the art, craft, history, and Old World charm. Leisurely walk and enjoy the beautifully landscaped sculpture gardens. Visit a working artist's studio and discover a collection of rare automobiles from years past.

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Homespun Museum. North Carolina Homespun Museum

111 Grovewood Road
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 253-7651

Website:  North Carolina Homespun Museum
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Hours: 
Monday - Saturday: 10:00a - 5:00p
Sunday: 11:00a - 5:00p
Museum is closed January - March

The North Carolina Homespun Museum is located in the former weaving and woodworking complex of Biltmore Industries which was built between 1917-1924.  The museum represents a historical overview of the Industries. There is also an antique 4-harness loom plus memorabilia such as letters, artifacts, and photographs depicting highlights from the active years.

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Smith McDowell House Museum. Smith-McDowell House

283 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-9231
Website: Smith-McDowell House
Reviews: TripAdvisor
Hours: 
Wednesday - Saturday: 10:00a - 4:00p
Sunday: 12:00p - 4:00p

Smith-McDowell House Museum is Asheville's first mansion and the oldest surviving house as well as the oldest brick structure in Buncombe county. The Smith-McDowell house is one of the most beautiful and opulent homes in the area.

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Southern Appalachian Radio Museum

340 Victoria Road (Elm Building Room 315 at AB Tech Campus)
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 298-1847
Website:  Southern Appalachian Radio Museum
Reviews:  TripAdvisor      

Southern Appalachian Radio Museum exhibits range from Atwater Kent, Philco, Silvertone, Edison phonographs, Crosley, Hammarlund, Harvey Wells, test instruments, spark gap transmitters, keys, ancient QSL cards and more!

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Folk Art Center.

Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center

Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 382
(828) 298-7928
Website:  Folk Art Center
Reviews:  TripAdvisor       Yelp
Hours:
January – March
Monday - Sunday: 9:00a -  5:00p
April – December
Monday - Sunday: 9:00a - 6:00p
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years

The Folk Art Center is home to the Southern Highland Craft Guild. The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Folk Center features traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians. There are many one of a kind handmade items for sale. There are also daily craft demonstrations and visitors are invited to watch the artists create their pieces and talk about their craft.

Free Admission and Free Parking

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Thomas Wolfe House in Asheville, NC. Thomas Wolfe House

52 North Market Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-8304
Website: wolfememorial.com
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Thomas Wolfe is best know for his autobiographical novel, Look Homeward, Angel.

Because Thomas Wolfe's writing of his memories growing up in the boarding house were so frank and realistic his book Look Homeward, Angel was banned from Asheville's public library for more than seven years when it was first printed.