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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History Museum
Burke County

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

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Old City Hall, home of the History Museum of Burke County

   The History Museum of Burke County seeks to promote the collection, preservation, educational interpretation and display of those artifacts, documents, and events most representative of Burke County - its prehistory and history, its cultural and economic development, its people and institutions. The museum is housed in the Old City Hall, and has 22 rooms, each with its own theme, devoted to various aspects of local history.

Website: The History Museum of Burke County
Morganton NC
Distance: 1 hour from Asheville
Address: 201 West Meeting Street, Morganton NC 28655
Telephone: 828-437-1777
Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 10 a.m. -4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fees: None
Allow: 1 hour
Nearby: Morganton 1916 Railroad Depot, Burke Arts Council Jailhouse Gallery, Old Burke Co. Courthouse Heritage Museum
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 west to exit 103 toward Morganton. Turn left at Burkemont Avenue (US Highway 64) and then right at West Union Street. Continue on West Meeting Street.








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