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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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BRAHM always does everything first class. We have been members and supporters for years. A great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert A
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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Great Museum and FREE!

A very lovely FREE museum in the heart of Blowing Rock. Enjoyed it immensely and learned a few... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Joanwilder95
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Rocky Hill, NJ
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Reviewed 2 days ago

BRAHM always does everything first class. We have been members and supporters for years. A great asset to Blowing Rock. BRAHM always has something interesting going on for the entire family. Please visit and support BRAHM

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed October 30, 2018

A very lovely FREE museum in the heart of Blowing Rock. Enjoyed it immensely and learned a few things about North Carolina. Nice gift shop too. Parking is also free in back of the museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joanwilder95
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This new museum is located on Main Street and admission is now free. What an enjoyable trip through the rooms filled with delightful displays. A must see while in Blowing Rock.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pat C
Reviewed October 4, 2018

What a gem! "Cotton" special exhibit well done and very interesting. Art plus photos plus commentary on contemporary family farming for cotton. Dispels incorrect notions on slavery and cotton; also makes you appreciate what goes into making cotton goods. Nice display upstairs on the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Edward Z
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Finding this gem was a real treat for us, and we were shocked to learn it was FREE admission! Interesting, and fabulous design. I wished the gift shop had more choices, and better warning signs that the side door is not used - it looks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jane G
Reviewed September 12, 2018

...And better than a lot in much larger cities. BRAHM is incredibly well curated, and there are exceptional exhibits that change several times each year. They have a nice and growing permanent collection, and they have also dedicated space to a very interesting history of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank two50
Reviewed September 6, 2018

New museum that is still collecting pieces of art. Building is beautiful and new. Expect to spend 15/20 minutes viewing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bsorge
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Great history about Blowing Rock, very friendly staff, has a gift shop. Plenty of free parking in the back and restrooms. Good area to take a walk around down to the city park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed July 7, 2018

High quality local art in Blowing Rock with free admission. We enjoyed the pottery, painting and glass very much. It all well displayed, as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DanlRussell26
Reviewed June 2, 2018

A beautiful building that host local artist to give you a feel of how Blowing Rock came to be...this was very interesting! This is a gem of a stop that everyone should do if they are in the area! We really enjoyed the 10 minute...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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I will phone them this morning and inquire….then let you know! WELL WORTH IT, if so! jbc1940
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