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North Carolina Homespun Museum

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Beautiful crafts

We visited on a rainy day and were looking for some non hiking things to do. It was so interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
mirraFlorida
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florida
Interesting small museum

Provides a great up-close look at an important part of North Carolina’s industrial heritage... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
M B
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New York City, New York
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3 Aug 2018
“Beautiful crafts”
10 Jul 2018
“Interesting small museum”
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

nice bit of history from importing of wool to cleaning, dyeing, spinning and threading/ spooling. you can walk solo through the entire place or take a tour with a guide.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We visited on a rainy day and were looking for some non hiking things to do. It was so interesting to learn of this industry and all the famous people who were part of ordering fabric from this enterprise

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Provides a great up-close look at an important part of North Carolina’s industrial heritage. Wonderful old loom and other weaving tools, woodworking, and more. Didn’t get to do the tour next door of the old weaving/during work areas but the museum is well worth a...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

An interesting museum that focuses on the production of cloth and clothes in a small industrial setting during the 1900's. Also nearby is a antique car museum with a number of well restored cars. Also nearby is a large store with artistic crafts and furniture.

1  Thank Gene K
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We were disappointed with the Homespun Museum. It is very small, and we found that placards on one wall would contradict placards on another. For example, one placard gave the year that they discontinued the weaving operation while another placard across the room explained what...More

Thank hsbvim
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Don't miss the NC Homespun Museum! Take the 1 p.m. (Wednesday through Saturday) free tour and walk back in time through the entire weaving operation/mill, next door to the small museum display. A unique opportunity to glimpse all the steps necessary to produce fabric, from...More

1  Thank oldbluelady
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a small museum in Grovewood Village. It has several pieces of machinery used to make textiles, samples of the textiles that were made and interesting information such as payroll records from the Biltmore concerning the mill. It was enough for a person to...More

1  Thank Nadine R
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is just an exhibit in an artist community. There was not an attendant but it was well done and worth the few minutes it took.

1  Thank Leigh Ann O
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Frist, let me say you need to visit "Grovewood" in Asheville: here you will find the Homespun Museum, Antique Car Museum, Art Shop and the Golden Fleece Restaurant. All of these places are must sees! Now, the Homespun Museum was started by Mr. Vanderbilt in...More

1  Thank travelexplorer27
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