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Asheville Emporium

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Great place to get a useful souvenir

If you're like me and don't want/need another thing to sit on a shelf to gather dust, but still... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2019
Lisa S
Local artists

Great place to pick up a souvenir from a local maker! We picked up two great ornaments and wished... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
Brooklyn, New York
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Come Experience Asheville Emporium: Great gift shop featuring a curious and thoughtful collection for everyone on your gift list • 1000's of well-crafted products by 100+ local and global artists/makers • Asheville T-shirts, stickers, magnets, and...more
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35 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2709
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

If you're like me and don't want/need another thing to sit on a shelf to gather dust, but still want a souvenir, this is a lovely place to find the right thing to take home. Shopkeeper is very friendly and told me about the local...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lisa S
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Great place to pick up a souvenir from a local maker! We picked up two great ornaments and wished we could have brought back more art!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Yolalindsay
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We glanced at the Asheville Emporium as we were rushing to make our reservation in time for dinner across the street. "Let's check it out later," said my wife and we duly headed that way while leaving the restaurant. It looked like it was closed,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank avimagid
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Every item in this shop has a story. Take your time to read about each item: who makes it, where it comes from. You will not only be buying wonderful things but you can feel good about it too. I could spend hours in this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Camper779980
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I had an amazing experience at the Asheville Emporium a few weeks back. I was buying a last minute birthday card and not only did they have an abundance of incredible cards, but they were socially conscious (as well as adorable). The woman who greeted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank wabeles3
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

What an eclectic shop. I loved the variety of items, from jewelry to clothing to toys to paper flowers made locally. The lady at the register last Friday night was so friendly. I loved that they were open late and we could browse about unrushed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SoCarTraveler
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My cranky toddler was just done at the end of the day, but I wanted to hit this last shop. They had a play area for little kids off to the side so they wouldn't get stepped on. I was even able to sit my...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Emily S
Reviewed February 24, 2018

So sad that the aSHEville Museum is closing to become the aSHEville Emporium. All that was left of the museum while I was there was the Wonder Woman exhibit and the rest was piled up in the back against the wall. While the gift shop...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed January 20, 2018

The fact that this museum is devoted to women makes it important. The idea is refreshing and energizing. For someone accustomed to big city museums, the reality of this tiny place was somewhat of a letdown but, once I adjusted to the reality of being...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Deborah G
Heidi S, Owner at Asheville Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Thank you for your appreciation of our small museum devoted to telling the stories of women.

Reviewed January 2, 2018

The aSHEville Museum is a MUST see while in Asheville! It looks like a gift shop but then as you move father in you see the SHE museum. There are several exhibits that show how far we've come and how much more we need to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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