Folk Art Center

Currently Closed
  • Address: Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC 28805, 28805, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8282987928
  • Fax: +1-8282987962
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Arts And Crafts, Social, Arts, Art Dealers And Galleries

The Folk Art Center is a museum for Appalachian crafts and is a cooperative effort between the Southern Highland Craft Guild, the National Park Service, and the Appalachian Regional Commission. It houses as much 3,500 pieces original hand-made crafts. The museum was started by Frances Goodrich with a few local women which evolved to Allanstand Craft Shop. In 1928 the idea of the Southern Highland Craft Guild was formed which now represents over 1000 craftspeople in 293 counties of 9 southeastern states. The Center also features an exhibition of traditional and contemporary southern Appalachian crafts.

  • You can buy gifts and Souvenirs from the shop.

  • Free Parking.

  • Rented car
  • Taxi

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  • Folk Art Center Address: Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC 28805, 28805, United States
  • Folk Art Center Contact Number: +1-8282987928
  • Folk Art Center Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Folk Art Center Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Folk Art Center(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Folk Art Center: 01:00 Hrs
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  • Website: http://www.southernhighlandguild.org/
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  • 95% of people who visit Asheville include Folk Art Center in their plan

  • 42.11% of people start their Folk Art Center visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Folk Art Center

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

76% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Folk Art Center

People normally club together Blue Ridge Parkway and Basilica Of Saint Lawrence while planning their visit to Folk Art Center.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures