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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

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Address: 159 Chestnut Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Phone Number: (828) 295-9099
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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New and spacious

Many photographs of the area, exhibited in nice surroundings. Be sure to take time for the mini-history video to get a better idea of the town and its beginnings. Present... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Sue T
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Many photographs of the area, exhibited in nice surroundings. Be sure to take time for the mini-history video to get a better idea of the town and its beginnings. Present special exhibit was interesting and art was beautifully done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very friendly staff, informative regarding the local history. Highly recommend for those looking for a little bit more than shopping on Main Street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The layout is beautiful. They have en exhibit of young artist who live in the community which we enjoyed. We will visit again.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Found this while we were looking for a place to park. So glad we did. Staff was exceptionally helpful and the exhibits were great. Just a short walk from town center. Would definitely recommend.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

this is a new museum and well taken care of. There is a lot of local information to look at and a very nice addition to this small village town

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Hickory, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I must say I was surprised at how nice they made the insides look, and the art was spectacular, but after visiting once, I can't say there is a reason to visit another time. Art Aficionados can argue with me, but I got my fill on the first go around. Price for visit was worth it...

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Apex, North Carolina
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50 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I've had this museum on our to do list for a while. We live in Banner Elk. The museum is at the edge of the main street (close to Storied Street Grill). Has great parking / parking garage for public. Staff was very helpful and attentive. They currently have an antique toys display and quilts - the quilts are beautiful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went to a quilt exhibit and the display was diverse and lovely. The coming show will be about women who have had an impact on the Blue Ridge area. Located right downtown and parking on sight.

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Southcentral Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were going to the Visitor Center but it is dwarfed (it is inside in the lobby) by this gorgeous museum. We love museums but we were up there to hike and needed guidance! And that we got! Exceptional help and the bathrooms are the best. My hands actually dried on their hand dryer. It was cold out so that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped here first for our visit to Blowing Rock, NC. Very convenient , clean rest rooms and plenty of parking. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about area. You can also pick up lots of brochures to guide you to shopping, places to visit, restaurants etc. Well worth the stop.

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