Swain County Heritage Museum

Bryson City Courthouse Museum Swain County

The Museum, located in a 1908 historic courthouse, tells the story of Swain County and its people. Through photos, exhibits and video you will learn about the life of early settlers; and how the creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Fontana Dam rewrote the landscape and changed lives. There is a children's activity area.


  • 2 Everett Street, Bryson City, NC


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North Carolina Mountain Area Historical Attractions

Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270