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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

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The best museum in any small town in America, and admission is free

...And better than a lot in much larger cities. BRAHM is incredibly well curated, and there are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boone, North Carolina
Great History Lesson

Great history about Blowing Rock, very friendly staff, has a gift shop. Plenty of free parking in... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Michael D
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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159 Chestnut St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6036
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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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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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

Thank RandiEJ2016
Reviewed December 5, 2017

We added this stop while in this area. Learned a lot. We walked around and took in everything. A very nice place to come to.

1  Thank Don B
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We stumbled onto this museum and were delighted with the collection and the landscape exhibit. This was the best thing in Blowing Rock by far. Go just for this.

1  Thank familyguy6332
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

My husband & I visited here while waiting for Hurricane Irma to leave Florida. Very nice Museum. Only took about 30 minutes to go thru. It's closed on mondays.

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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