Swannanoa Valley MuseumThe Swannanoa Valley Museum has served the Western North Carolina community since 1989 as Buncombe County’s primary museum of general local history.





Learn more about valley history:

About the Swannanoa Valley
A list of major dates and events from through the valley’s history.

The history of our region is interpreted in a unique collection of photos and artifacts from the Swannanoa Valley that relate the history of the settlement not only of the Swannanoa Valley, but also of Buncombe County and Western North Carolina.

The Research Room at the Swannanoa Valley Museum is available year around by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling or emailing the museum