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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Highlands Museum
Historical Village

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

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   The Highlands Museum & Historical Village is composed of a number of restored  buildings which make up the Historical Village. These include the House-Trapier-Wright Home, the Highlands Historical Museum and Bug Hill Cottage. The House-Trapier-Wright Home is the oldest existing house in Highlands and was built in 1877. The museum house exhibits of artifacts, photographs and memorabilia relating to the history of the Highlands area.

Website: Highlands Museum & Historical Village
Highlands NC
Distance: 1 hour from Asheville
Address: 524 N.4th Street, Highlands NC 28741
Hours:  May 23-October 31, Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., or by appointment
Fees: None
Allow: 1-2 hours
Resources: Highlands Historical Society,524 N.4th Street, Highlands NC 28741; 828-787-1050
Nearby: Nearby:
Highlands Biological Station, Highlands Nature Center, Pisgah National Forest,  The Bascom,  Waterfalls in Western North Carolina
Directions: From Asheville, take NC 280 West to Brevard (280 begins as Airport Rd., accessible from US 25 or I-26). NC 280 joins NC 64 just before reaching Brevard. Follow 64 West to Highlands. In Highlands, turn left at the first light onto Main Street.




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