Current Exhibits

Asheville Museum of History has five gallery spaces with permanent and temporary exhibits covering thousands of years of Western North Carolina history. Some exhibits are available to view online. In addition, visitors can purchase guided behind-the-scenes tours of the c1840 Smith-McDowell House and Grounds. 

Fall 2023 – Summer 2024: Palaces for the People, Guastavino’s Great American Places

From 1882 to 1943, in 31 states and six countries, Raphael Guastavino and his son created more than 600 unique