Museums in Asheville, NC

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Try these great museums in Asheville, NC with family, friends or solitude.


Asheville Museum of Science

Asheville Museum of Science

The Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) is Western North Carolina?s home for experiential science learning, discovery, and exploration. AMOS strives to spark the imagination and foster lifelong curiosity.

Asheville Pinball Museum

Asheville Pinball Museum

We are a pinball museum located in downtown Asheville, NC. We have 35 pinball machines that you can play as often as you'd like for one set price! The Asheville Pinball Museum offers snacks, sodas and beer. We're open 5 days a week, Wednesday through Sunday.

Asheville Art Museum - Pop Up

Asheville Art Museum - Pop Up

  • 175 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC
  • (828) 253-3227
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Collection of American art from the 20th & 21st centuries, plus art-related programs for all ages.

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

  • 56 Broadway St, Asheville, NC
  • (828) 350-8484
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The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) preserves and continues the legacy of educational and artistic innovation of Black Mountain College (BMC). We achieve our mission through collection, conservation, and educational activities including exhibitions, publications, and public programs.

Antique Car Museum at Grovewood Village

Antique Car Museum at Grovewood Village

  • 111 Grovewood Rd, Asheville, NC
  • (828) 253-7651
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The Antique Car Museum at Grovewood Village was established in 1966 by Harry Blomberg, founder of Harry's on the Hill - the oldest family-owned car dealership in Asheville, North Carolina. The museum is home to several vintage automobiles that Harry and his dealership had come to own over time. Highlights to the collection include a rare 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham and Asheville?s own 1921 American LaFrance fire truck. All cars are in running condition. Also on display are 4 horse-drawn vehicles and an authentic moonshine still.

Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace

Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace

This pioneer farmstead, tucked in the beautiful Reems Creek Valley, features a two-story log cabin "mansion," an original 1790s slave cabin, and five outbuildings. Furnished as it would have been in the 1830s, the site explores life in early Buncombe County as seen through the lives of the Vance family and enslaved people.

Grovewood Village

Grovewood Village

  • 111 Grovewood Road, Adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
  • (828) 253-7651
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Grovewood Village, housed in the historic weaving and woodworking complex of Biltmore Industries. Our 11-acre property, celebrating its centennial this year, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and includes Grovewood Gallery, working artist studios, a sculpture garden, Golden Fleece restaurant, the Biltmore Industries Homespun Museum.

Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center

  • Folk Art Center: Milepost, 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Asheville, NC
  • (828) 298-7928
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Since 1930, artists from Maryland to Alabama have come together to create a network and market for mountain craftspeople. Today, Guild membership stands at nearly 900 makers selected by a jury for the high quality of design and craftsmanship. The Southern Highlands continues to inspire and lead the craft revival movement.