From lectures to hikes, Asheville Museum of History is committed to providing quality, engaging, and inclusive programs for the public.

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We offer a number of events every month, including lectures, tours, and hikes. View our calendar of in-person and virtual events and register by clicking the button below.

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Outdoor Programs

Curious about what our outdoor events are like? Click below to find out about the types of events we’ve hosted in the past from cemetery tours, to hikes, and river paddles.

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The front cover of George Masa's Wild Vision, a book by Brent Martin. It has a sepia toned photograph of George Masa with a camera.

Our literary award has been presented annually for printed works that focus special attention on Western North Carolina since 1955 when Wilma Dykeman won for The French Broad. 

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Our achievement award is presented annually to an individual or organization which has made significant contributions to the preservation of the history of the mountain region.

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View digital versions of past exhibits that have been on display in our museum. From “Doug Ellington: Asheville’s Boomtown Architect” to “Hillbilly Land: Myth & Reality of Appalachian Culture,” we offer virtual exhibits on a variety of topics.

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Our past virtual programs are recorded and available to our members free of charge. Click the button below to view the programs we have to offer. Then become a member or make a donation to view as many as you would like.

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Venue Rental

Interested in hosting your next event or meeting with us? We offer several options for private or public event spaces with flexible set up and access to a full kitchen. Please email for more details and to reserve. 


Learn more about the programs we offer for youth including traveling trunks on a variety of local historical topics that are freely available to check out for classroom use to museum tours tailored to grade-level curriculum. 

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