Museums & History

Explore Bryson City and Swain County's history by visiting our museums.

Explore Bryson City and Swain County's history by visiting our museums.

Museums & History

Get Up Close to our Appalachian History

Explore the deep history and culture of Bryson City, Western North Carolina and the Great Smoky Mountains at one of our many museums and historic sites. Our exhibits spotlight everything from unique trains and locomotives, the heritage of our region and the history of fly fishing in our mountainsides to the wildlife that call our outdoor utopia home.

Swain County Heritage Museum - 360 Tour:

Appalachian Rivers Aquarium - 360 Tour:

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