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
Homespun Museum

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

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The  North Carolina Homespun Museum is located next to the Grove Park Inn and presents a historical overview of Biltmore Industries and its internationally renowned wool cloth. Inside the museum, photographs depict important events from Biltmore Industries history, including its origin in 1901 by Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale. The museum showcases memorabilia such as letters, photographs, and tailored suits made from Homespun fabric.

Website: North Carolina Homespun Museum
Location:
Asheville NC
Address: 111 Grovewood Rd., Asheville, NC 28804
Telephone: 828-253-7651
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; closed January thru March.
Fees: None
Allow: One hour
Of Note: Historic Biltmore Industries Cottage, listed in National Register of Historic Places. Owned by Grovewood Gallery
Nearby: Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, Estes-Winn Memorial Automobile Museum
Directions: From I-240 take Exit 5B. North on Charlotte Street. Right on Macon Avenue to Grove Park Inn. Museum is in Homespun Shops area behind the inn, opposite the Vanderbilt wing garage.

 

 

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