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Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center

Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC 28805
+1 828-298-7928
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Visit, Return, Take Your Friends, and Visit Again

This is a place that repays repeat visits for at least two reasons. First, the museum-quality... read more

Reviewed today
Gainesville, Florida
A Great Craft Gallery

Stopped by this craft exhibit/gallery unsure of what we'd find. There was a large mix of crafts... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Frank F
Herndon, United States
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Traditional and contemporary Southern Appalachian crafts, including century-old pieces, are displayed in this folk art center, which also houses the first craft shop in the U.S.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC 28805
+1 828-298-7928
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Reviewed today

This is a place that repays repeat visits for at least two reasons. First, the museum-quality exhibits of master crafts on the upper level change from time to time. Second, the folk artists who perform some of their tasks and display their work in the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped by this craft exhibit/gallery unsure of what we'd find. There was a large mix of crafts available with a demonstration of broom building at the front of the gallery. Spent too much money there on crafts.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in while driving on the BRP and loved it! I like the mix of outdoors, museum, and craft shop. Plenty of parking too! Also had two live demos going on. Prices for the merchandise is a little high but what the heck! I guess...More

Thank macsterling
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loaded with locally made gifts and crafts by talented artisans. So nice to see a place with true handcrafts and not made in China!

1  Thank 55ramblinrose
Reviewed 5 days ago

This store is on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It has folk crafts for sale and they are really beautiful. It also has a gallery of crafts which was also interesting to see. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank DonnaI031
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when visiting in the Asheville area. Its worth the time to stop and visit! They have craft demonstrations that are so interesting. Beautiful hand made crafts for sale as well. Many exciting exhibits throughout along with a great movie to...More

1  Thank 45ethela
Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is conveniently located on the Blue Ridge Parkway just outside Asheville off US70. I contains a wide variety of crafts of high quality and variety. I'm not really a crafts person but even I found it interesting.

1  Thank Everett B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The idea behind the craft guild is pretty neat. We always make time to walk through every time we visit Asheville and always find something we can't live without......on this visit there was a further exhibit by wood workers plying their craft with whom you...More

1  Thank Gene B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth visiting just to see the exhibits of all the amazing hand-made crafts from this Appalachian region, even if you're not looking to buy. There are daily demonstrations with the artists showing and explaining their work. It is very interesting to see how...More

1  Thank LongIslanders_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, mile post 365. Wonderful local crafts and jewelry with large selections.

1  Thank Irving K
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Sherry S
13 June 2017|
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Response from 155PaulD155 | Reviewed this property |
There is no cafe.
19 February 2017|
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Response from blouise2016 | Reviewed this property |
Seeing both attractions is certainly doable in one day. Start with the Folk Art Center which is self guided and can be done easily in one hour. From there go NW on the Blue Ridge Parkway and see part of the wonderful... More
Tamara D
31 January 2017|
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Response from Farmerhouse | Reviewed this property |
At least two hours. If you are the type that likes to look closely at everything, then maybe three. Very interesting place and lots of nice art pieces. There are many different types of artists on display and some were... More