Guided Walking Tours

The Museum conducts guided walking tours on the second Saturday of each month from April to October. This year, additional tours are scheduled for October. The cost is $5 per person, children under 10 free with a paying adult. The tours last approximately one hour. There are a variety of tours available. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that reservations be final by noon the preceding day. Reservations can be made by calling the Museum during our regular hours, Thursday through Saturday, from noon until 4 pm. or by sending an email titled "Walking Tour Reservations" to curator@transylvaniaheritage.org

Special tours can be arranged for groups of four or more with a minimum of two weeks’ notice. 

 

2021 Walking Tour Schedule:

July 10: Meet the Founding Fathers 

Learn about the people behind the formation of the County and the establishment of the City of Brevard by visiting several namesakes throughout the City. Departs from the Transylvania Heritage Museum at 10:30 am.

August 14: Historic Probart Street

Discover the link between some of the founding fathers and the town's growth and economy and learn the history of Brevard's oldest structure, the Red House Inn. Departs from the Transylvania Heritage Museum at 10:30 am.

September 11: Behind the Scenes West Main

Explore Brevard and learn about the early families and architecture of West Mains from a different perspective while walking behind buildings and through alleyways. Departs from the Transylvania Heritage Museum at 10:30 am.

October 2:  Town of Rosman 

An established community by the turn of the 19th century, the Town of Rosman has a fascinating history, Come learn about the Queen City of Transylvania. Departs from the Rosman Town Hall at 10:30 am.

October 9:  Historic East Main 

Stroll through Brevard's Historic East Main Street Extension and learn about St. Philips Episcopal Church, the Inn at Brevard, and several other homes that carry the names of families that were involved in the life of the town for many years. Departs from Silvermont Gazebo at 10:30 am.

October 16: Historic Probart Street 

Discover the link between some of the founding fathers and the town's growth and economy and learn the history of Brevard's oldest structure, the Red House Inn. Departs from the Transylvania Heritage Museum at 10:30 am.

October 23:  Behind the Scenes East Main 

Explore Brevard and learn about the early families and architecture of East Main. Departs from the Comporium Parking Lot at 10:30 am.

October 30:  Tell me a Ghost Story

Learn about the Sunbonnet Girl, the Ghost of Shoal Creek, and other chilling tales of spirits and spooks as you travel along the dimly lit streets of Brevard. Dress warmly! Tours depart the Museum at 4:30 & 6:00 pm. 

 

 

 
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