a history museum and archive

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About

We are the primary museum of general local history in Buncombe County. We mount at least one major temporary exhibition annually and continually enhance our permanent Swannanoa Valley history exhibit.

Hours and Admission

Temporarily Closed
The museum will reopen during Phase III of Governor Cooper’s Reopening Plan.

Admission by Donation,
Suggested $5.00
Members, Students, and Children Free.

Location

223 West State Street, Black Mountain

We are located in a former fire house, designed and built in 1921 by Richard Sharp Smith, supervising architect at the Biltmore Estate.

Contact Us

223 West State Street (physical)
PO Box 306 (mailing)
Black Mountain, NC 28711

(828) 669-9566
info@swannanoavalleymuseum.org

Swannanoa, 1938

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