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

 Swannanoa Valley Museum

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

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   : The Swannanoa Valley Museum has served the Western North Carolina community since 1989 as Buncombe County’s primary museum of general local history. Located in the historic 1921 Black Mountain firehouse, the Swannanoa Valley Museum preserves and interprets the social, cultural and natural history of the Swannanoa Valley, a pathway to Western North Carolina, by developing dynamic programs and engaging exhibitions for the education and enrichment of the community, its children, and future generations.

Website: Swannanoa Valley Museum
Black Mountain NC
Distance: 20 minutes from Asheville
Address: 223 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
Telephone: 828-669-9566
Hours: Open April through October, Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm (Closed Sunday and Monday)
Fees: None
Allow: 1 hour
Directions: From Asheville, take I-40 East to Black Mountain. Get off at Exit 64 and turn left onto Hwy. 9. Proceed to State Street and turn left. The museum is two blocks on the left.











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