The Foxfire Vision

Foxfire is a nationally-recognized heritage preservation organization and a model for how learner-centered education enriches students and their communities and builds connections across generations.

The Foxfire Mission

Foxfire’s mission is to preserve the diverse traditions of Southern Appalachia and advance the understanding and appreciation of cultural heritage through public programs, publications, and learner-centered education.

Books, Magazines, Handmade Soaps & more!

Check out our online museum store for Foxfire books, magazines, locally-made goods, and more! Delve into over 50 years of Appalachian culture and heritage through our publications, support Foxfire artisans by purchasing traditionally-made products, or show your love of Foxfire with a t-shirt, sticker, and other Foxfire-branded goods.

Holiday Hours

To allow our staff time with family and friends, we will have adjusted hours this holiday season.

Thanksgiving Week

Wednesday, November 21 and Thursday, November 22: Closed   Regular hours resume Friday, November 23 (8:30 am-4:30 pm)

Christmas and New Year’s
We will be closed Sunday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 1. We will re-open on Wednesday, January 2. 


Journal & Recent News

Frightening Foxfire Folklore: Tales for a Haunted Halloween

Frightening Foxfire Folklore: Tales for a Haunted Halloween

In the spirit of Halloween, we thought we’d share a few spooky tales from our archives. Foxfire 2 is full of ghost stories, or ‘haint’ tales as they were more commonly known. While some are quite terrifying, most often people encountered an inexplicable sound or flash...

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The Science of Nature

The Science of Nature

Science was the focus on Friday, September 28, during a yarn dyeing demonstration with weaver Sharon Grist and her apprentice Amber. They had two dyes to try: yellow-orange cosmos flowers from the heritage garden at Foxfire, and black walnuts Sharon had collected....

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Hours & Admission

Guided Tours on Request. Call 706-746-5828.

Open 8:30am–4:30pm
(closed Sundays)

Admission is $8.00
$6 for ages 11 to 18,
$3.00 for ages 7-10,
6 & under get in free.


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