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Swain County Heritage Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Nice museum

Loved visiting this museum! Very nice collection of items from years gone by. Gave lots of history... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sylvia W
Informative and Helpful

This local museum is located in the old courthouse, built about 1908. The displays are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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“local history”(6 reviews)
“log cabin”(3 reviews)
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12 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-0930
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved visiting this museum! Very nice collection of items from years gone by. Gave lots of history of the area.

Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This local museum is located in the old courthouse, built about 1908. The displays are professionally done and are very informative about the history of the area. There is also a desk providing information for visitors where maps and brochures are available. Clean restrooms!

Thank tenntraveller70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town a little early for a trip on the GSM Railroad. And, decided to walk around an hour or so. We happened upon the museum which was surprisingly open on a Sunday afternoon. We really loved it. Appreciated the time it took...More

Thank BH37876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you are in the area, go see this museum. Two floors with elevator if necessary. Displayed very well with alot of information. Free with donation container. You could spend an hour or so there and learn about the area.

Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Very helpful volunteers on the first floor. The second floor was well laid out and realistic with a log cabin. We learned so much about area history.

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Great Museum very interesting. Learned a lot about the town. The man at the desk was so helpful on telling us of other places to see.

Thank Connie P
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The people inside were very knowledgable about the area. We enjoyed looking at the old pictures and stuff.

Thank emptynester40
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Swain County Heritage Museum was staffed by terrific people. They were full of information and willing to take the time to answer any questions you may have. Bright and clean and stocked with tons of brochures of all surrounding destinations. Stop by when you...More

2  Thank Tom A
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was inquiring about the Great Smokey Mountain Railway trips and what happens if the weather is bad. The lady said it didn't change regardless of the weather. However my point was what can you see and do when it is coming down in buckets....More

Thank gwblum
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Much better than your average small town/county Historical Museum. This one had a wonderful collection of pertinent artifacts and photos from the county history. Also, and excellent book shop/gift store. We spent about 2 hours here while visiting Bryson City with family. Highly recommend, especially...More

2  Thank James H
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4 November 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Free admission...darn spell check!