Written by Jim Murphy
From mermaids, monkeys, and Marilyn; to pinball perfectionists, radio revelers, and feline fetishists-if there’s an object of affection out there, somebody has definitely erected a public shrine to it.
From kayaking and rafting to mountain biking and hiking, Western North Carolina enjoys a wealth of adventures in our great outdoors—over the years this magazine has extensively covered such joys and much more. But those in the know understand there is an equally abundant variety of attractions confined to our great indoors. Our mountain area boasts a wealth of museums that cover topics ranging from chocolate to college, from graffiti to cats. And when cabin fever strikes, or simply an urge to wander through rooms filled with unique visuals not automatically available via computer screen, an excursion to one of the area’s many museums can provide a reliable escape and feed the imagination.
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