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Mountain Gateway Museum

24 Water Street, Old Fort, NC 28762
+1 828-668-9259
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Love this place. So full of history great to bring the family to learn about older times and how... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Joshua R
Old Fort, North Carolina, United States

Enjoyed looking at all the old thing fro days gone by. The log cabins were great. The info by the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Anita F
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The museum contains many items that relate to mountain life.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“festival” (3 reviews)
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24 Water Street, Old Fort, NC 28762
+1 828-668-9259
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Love this place. So full of history great to bring the family to learn about older times and how things where done.

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Enjoyed looking at all the old thing fro days gone by. The log cabins were great. The info by the exhibit s was grat to read and learn about the pictures posted

Thank Anita F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We visited the museum on this weekend to see the encampment of civil war reenactors and for the several presentations on the history of the war. The highlight for me was the display of the restored Regimental Flag of the 35th NC Infantry on traveling...More

Thank rebjag
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The building was constructed in the 1930s by the CCC. Has served different functions over the years but is currently a museum. Some interesting exhibits about Appalachian life in general. There are also some original log cabins (original but relocated from somewhere else) on the...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We visited during the Fall festival.. Many vendors and food trucks were there... It was a fun trip! Loved the apple fritters!

Thank CapeSanBlasdreaming
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A lot if history here and we really enjoyed it. Its not very large but there is alot of good information and displays. The kids loved the cabin and outdoor stage.

Thank Crystal_Momof2
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Yes, this isn't the Louvre; it's a small town museum, but we loved it! My husband's ancestors are from this place and my granddaughter and I had a wonderful time there. Peggy Silvers isn't just a docent; she is a local historian, a genealogist and...More

Thank RnBBurgin
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Host was a very pleasant lady. This Museum is small but has an interesting historical view of the area. Glass powerline Insulators, a still and black integration in the Asheville. Pleasant visit.

Thank Clay F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

A small two story museum with friendly people. There are cabins etc to look into along with the regular museum type things.

Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 17 May 2016

i enjoyed the traveling 1916 Flood exhibit. I found the staff to be friendly and knowledgable. The museum is small but packed with a great collection. The two historic log cabin outside are alone worth a visit. I will return.

Thank Fast F
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