Welcome to the Banner House Museum!
Note: The museum is currently closed for the season. Please visit us for the 2020 season beginning June 6! Experience 19th century life in Banner Elk and the High Country in the home of Samuel Henry Banner, one of Banner Elk’s early settlers and his his wife, Jane Hyder Banner, and their seven children. The circa 1870 house has been furnished with period heirlooms donated and loaned by area residents to tell the story of Banner Elk life from the 1870’s to the 1900’s. Additionally, an Exhibition Room highlights local history from the nineteenth and twentieth century.
The Museum welcomes visitors during our “Open Season,” which extends mid-June through late September. Wednesday through Saturday – 11 am to 3 pm, knowledgeable docents guide guests through the home to illustrate the history, culture, and development of the local community and surrounding areas. The 2020 Season will run from June 6 to September 26. Click HERE to view the Calendar of Events
The Banner House Museum is the centerpiece for the Greater Banner Elk Heritage Foundation’s special events, cultural education, and outreach.
Click HERE to view the 2020 Calendar of Events