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!
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!
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!
Journal & Recent News
We are kicking off Season 5 of It Still Lives with an episode on logging in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Featuring interviews with Will Zoellner, Shirley Buchanan, Jake Waldroop, and Preach Parsons. Read more about logging in Foxfire 4. Support our podcast!...
As we enter the holiday season, we're reflecting back on the real stories behind coal - that dreaded lump that shows up in naughty children's stockings on Christmas morning. This month, we're exploring the real value of coal and the stories that go with it. Featuring...
In honor of Veterans' Day on November 11th, we're listening to stories from servicemen and women. Featuring Harley Penland (WWI), Teenie Howell (WWII), Ben Purcell (Vietnam), and James Jobbit (Iraq).Read the transcript here. Help support our mission - become a...