Learn the history of Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley on this walking tour! Museum staff will lead attendees through historic State Street, Cherry Street and Black Mountain Avenue, relaying the history of several buildings and discussing topics including the building of the Swannanoa Tunnel, the disastrous downtown fire of 1912, the formation of the town of Black Mountain, and the rich musical history of downtown.

Location: Attendees will meet at the Swannanoa Valley Museum (223 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711)

Timing: Tours take place once a month on Saturdays May thru December, beginning at 2:00pm. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.

Cost: FREE to museum members with promo code, $10 for general admission (some fees apply). Museum members can email swannanoavalleymuseum@gmail.com to receive their promo code.

Tour Dates: May 25th, June 22, July 27, August 24th, September 7th, October 26th, November 9th, December 14th.

Registration: Find tour dates on our events calendar, and register.