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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

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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 4 days ago
Pat C
Small but beautiful museum

What a gem! "Cotton" special exhibit well done and very interesting. Art plus photos plus... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edward Z
Jacksonville, Florida
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159 Chestnut St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6036
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

...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

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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

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed April 2, 2018

It's apparent that a good deal of thought and care has gone into creating this very pleasant museum in the downtown Blowing Rock area. Admission is free, (but donations are welcome) and there is just enough history about Blowing Rock and the area to give...More

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November 18, 2015|
Response from jbc1940 | Reviewed this property |
I will phone them this morning and inquire….then let you know! WELL WORTH IT, if so! jbc1940