BANNER HOUSE MUSEUM

7990 Hickory Nut Gap Rd
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Phone: (828) 898-3634

The Banner House Museum is the home built by Samuel Banner and his wife, Jane Hyder circa 1865.

Learn the early history of the area through a guided tour: Tuesday- Saturday 11am-4pm.

Owned and managed by The Greater Banner Elk Heritage Foundation.


Beech Mountain Historical Society

503 Beech Mountain Pkwy
Beech Mountain, NC 28604

Phone: (828) 387-2930

The Beech Mountain History Museum is located at 405 Beech Mountain Parkway, next to Fred’s. The Museum is open from mid-June to mid-October, and also on holiday weekends. Hours are 1:00 to 4:00. No charge for admission.

The Museum has beautiful 2017 calendars with photographs of Beech in four seasons, available for a $5.00 donation. Also for sale at the museum are a pictorial Beech Mountain history book, Beech Mountain and the new full color Land of Oz, for $20.00.

The Historical Society is now accepting photo entries for the 2018 Beech Mountain Calendar contest. The calendar will feature photographs of Beech Mountain in all seasons. Send photos to beechhistory@yahoo.com. All submittals must be 7 ½” x 10” in dimension, 300 dpi, in PDF format.

Our mailing address is: 403 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain, NC 28604