Discover Foxfire!

This weekend promises an amazing experience on the mountain at Foxfire. Learn blacksmithing from several blacksmiths, listen to music and learn to craft an instrument, learn about Appalachian cooking and skills like weaving, flintknapping, log hewing and soap making. Join us at the Foxfire Museum and Mercantile for an unforgettable weekend in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Highlands.

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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.

Classes and Events

Explore Appalachian crafts and traditions at the Foxfire Museum during special events and classes. Take workshops to learn crafts like needle felting or flintknapping, or expand your culinary skills in our wood stove cooking workshop. Be the first to know about upcoming classes and events when you subscribe to our newsletter at the link below!

 

 

 

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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!

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Journal & Recent News

It Still Lives, Season 5, Episode 8: The Buckeyes

It Still Lives, Season 5, Episode 8: The Buckeyes

Our final podcast episode features a conversation with director, writer, producer, AND teacher Evelyn Pollard of Louisville, Kentucky. Evelyn works with diverse student groups to capture their stories and experiences through filmmaking. She has also been working a...

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It Still Lives, Season 5, Episode 7: The Coal Prince

It Still Lives, Season 5, Episode 7: The Coal Prince

Have you ever thought about what a superhero from Appalachia would look like? Coder and developer Justin Hall blends his love of art and storytelling with tech to create interactive comic book characters that retell the story of coal mining counties. Learn more about...

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It Still Lives, Season 5, Episode 6: Muser

Madison Whittle, a senior at Western Kentucky University, shares her work in User Experience and design this week as part of continuing miniseries on creatives in Appalachia as part of the Civic Imagination Incubator. Learn more about the Civic Imagination Project...

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Admission

Adults (19+): $15

Seniors (62+): $12

Students (11-18): $8

Youth (7-10): $5

Kids 6 and under: free

Regular Hours

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

Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm*

*last admission at 3:00 pm*