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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

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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 2 weeks ago
Joanwilder95
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Wonderful Experience!

This new museum is located on Main Street and admission is now free. What an enjoyable trip through... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
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159 Chestnut St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6036
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 17, 2014

Beautiful museum! We enjoyed a show of a local artist and also a local high school show which was great! The gift shop included hand made art by local artists too!

3  Thank Leigh F
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

We paid the entrance fee of $8 and were very disappointed, Art Gallery it is but Museum it is NOT. One room with the exhibition on the Grandfather Homes, and the rest was Art. Think perhaps the word Museum means something different in U.S.A.

3  Thank Cate H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

2  Thank febreze51
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This is a combination of local history and art. The local history exhibit is at a beginning stage. The special NC pottery exhibit was terrific. The permanent collection of paintings is eclectic and pleasant. Gift shop needs some work as it is limited by the...More

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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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