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Asheville Emporium

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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We glanced at the Asheville Emporium as we were rushing to make our reservation in time for dinner... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Los Angeles, California
A Shop with a Cause

Every item in this shop has a story. Take your time to read about each item: who makes it, where it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Come Experience Asheville Emporium: Great gift shop featuring a curious and thoughtful collection for everyone on your gift list • 1000's of well-crafted products by 100+ local and global artists/makers • Asheville T-shirts, stickers, magnets, and...more
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35 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2709
+1 828-785-5722
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We glanced at the Asheville Emporium as we were rushing to make our reservation in time for dinner across the street. "Let's check it out later," said my wife and we duly headed that way while leaving the restaurant. It looked like it was closed,...More

Thank avimagid
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every item in this shop has a story. Take your time to read about each item: who makes it, where it comes from. You will not only be buying wonderful things but you can feel good about it too. I could spend hours in this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing experience at the Asheville Emporium a few weeks back. I was buying a last minute birthday card and not only did they have an abundance of incredible cards, but they were socially conscious (as well as adorable). The woman who greeted...More

Thank wabeles3
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

What an eclectic shop. I loved the variety of items, from jewelry to clothing to toys to paper flowers made locally. The lady at the register last Friday night was so friendly. I loved that they were open late and we could browse about unrushed...More

Thank SoCarTraveler
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

My cranky toddler was just done at the end of the day, but I wanted to hit this last shop. They had a play area for little kids off to the side so they wouldn't get stepped on. I was even able to sit my...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

So sad that the aSHEville Museum is closing to become the aSHEville Emporium. All that was left of the museum while I was there was the Wonder Woman exhibit and the rest was piled up in the back against the wall. While the gift shop...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The fact that this museum is devoted to women makes it important. The idea is refreshing and energizing. For someone accustomed to big city museums, the reality of this tiny place was somewhat of a letdown but, once I adjusted to the reality of being...More

Thank Deborah G
Heidi S, Owner at Asheville Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for your appreciation of our small museum devoted to telling the stories of women.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

The aSHEville Museum is a MUST see while in Asheville! It looks like a gift shop but then as you move father in you see the SHE museum. There are several exhibits that show how far we've come and how much more we need to...More

Thank Lexibelle
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I only went to the Gift Shop, not the Museum so this is only a review of the shop. The Gift Shop is filled with cute, fun and unique items. The Museum is located on a little side street and I actually walked right by...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Interesting exhibits and a wonderful gift shop that features local artists. Wall Street is a charming area and local owner really works hard to represent women's issues and provide educational experiences for all ages.

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