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

Susanna Pantas, Artist

North Carolina Handicrafts

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

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Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts, Shelton House

   Located in the historic 1875 Shelton House, the Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts features a unique the works of some of the state’s most renowned artisans. Special collections of pottery are exhibited in nearly every room of the Shelton House including examples from Seagrove and rare pieces from Jugtown Potteries and Pisgah Potteries. There is also an extensive collection of native American artifacts as well. Other rooms house collections of coverlets, quilts, china painting, jewelry, period furniture and musical instruments.

Website: Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts
Waynesville NC
Distance: 1 hour from Asheville
Address: 49 Shelton St., Waynesville, NC 28786
Telephone: 828-452-1551
Hours: May-October: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. Call for winter hours.
Fees: Adult, senior and child rates, under five free
Allow: 1 hour
Of Note: Located in 1875 Shelton House which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Red Barn Mountain Museum
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 West to Exit 27 and follow NC 19/23 South to Waynesville onto Hwy. 276. This road turns into Main Street. Past the 1st Baptist Church bear left 2 blocks to intersection of 276 and Shelton Street. Museum is on corner.



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