The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

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Banner House

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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Banner House kitchen

Banner House

  The Banner House Museum presents a glimpse of 19th century history life in Banner Elk and the High Country in the home of Samuel Henry Banner, one of Banner Elk's original settlers. The restored household dates back to the 1870-80s and is an authentic window into that era.


Website: Banner House Museum

Banner Elk NC
Distance: 2 hours from Asheville
Address: 7990 Hickory Nut Gap Road, Banner Elk NC 28604
Telephone: 828-898-3634
Hours: June 20th - October 17th, Tuesday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Private tours available
Fees: Adult and child rates
Nearby: Avery County Historical Museum
Directions: From Asheville take i-40 West. Get off at exit 72 and merge onto US70 towards Old Fort. Turn left at NC 226/US221 and take 221 north. In Linville take 105 north  and turn left at NC184.Tynecastle Highway to Banner Elk. Turn right on Hickory Nut Gap Road. After you cross the bridge, you will see the museum on your left.




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