Asheville’s Smith McDowell House Museum presents its Carolina Christmas Celebration, continuing through Jan. 4.
A tradition since 1981, the mansion and local history museum is once again, authentically decorated with fresh trees, garlands, ornaments, and toys from the Victorian period. Seven period rooms will be decked out with gold, silver, and glassware from the museum’s permanent collection.
The Smith-McDowell House Museum is a restored circa 1840 mansion and local history museum. Hours of operation are Wednesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 283 Victoria Road on the campus of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in Asheville.
Admission for this Christmas exhibit will be $10.00 for adults, $6.00 for college students (with ID) and $5.00 for guests ages 8-18.
For more information call the museum at 828-253-9231 or visit www.wnchistory.org.
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