Discover Foxfire!

Hike through history at our Appalachian Village made up of over 20 historic log structures, each home to various artifacts representative of life in the mountains. Discover all that the spacious outdoor museum offers, including a half-mile walking trail and ample space to social distance. Put on your walking shoes and come for a visit!

Hands On History

Get hands on with history by visiting one of our on-site demonstrators! From weaving to blacksmithing, these talented individuals bring the past to life. Learn about the role these crafts played in everyday life, and how they’ve been adapted to the modern era. 

Join the Foxfire Family

We rely on folks just like you for support of our education and preservation efforts. It’s through the generous gifts of our members and donors that Foxfire has maintained its mission for over 50 years! Thanks to our extended Foxfire family, we have supported local youth through our student enrichment programs, preserved Southern Appalachian culture with community-based cultural preservation projects, and maintained our 106-acre museum and heritage center for the public to enjoy. Now you can join these efforts and more by donating to Foxfire, becoming a member, or both!

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.



Journal & Recent News

Twenty Years Later: The Story of a Veteran

Twenty Years Later: The Story of a Veteran

As we mark twenty years since the attacks on September 11, we look back at the conflicts that followed this tragic event in American history. In 2014, Foxfire student Thomas Fountain interviewed Navy veteran James Jobbit about his experience overseas. Jobbit was among...

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It Still Lives, Episode 9: Bleaching Apples

It Still Lives, Episode 9: Bleaching Apples

September in the North Georgia mountains means it is finally apple season! Listen along as we explore an old method of preserving apples: bleaching apples. This unique process preserve fruit by drying it over coals with sulfur. We hear from Lucy York, Edith Parker,...

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Woodworking in the Mountains

Woodworking in the Mountains

If you visit the museum this fall, you'll encounter our newest exhibit on woodworking in Appalachia. In a densely wooded area before logging removed all the old-growth trees, folks in the mountains relied heavily on wood as a resource not just for building their homes...

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Admission

Adults (19+): $10

Seniors (62+): $8

Students (11-18): $6

Youth (7-10): $3

Kids 6 and under: free

Fall Hours

Effective September 1, 2021

Monday through Saturday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sundays 12:00 – 4:30 pm

Last entry at 3:30 pm

Please limit group sizes to 10 or fewer. We ask that everyone practice social distancing, and we recommend face masks.