Last updated: 8/30/2017
Brevard, North Carolina
Street Address
21 East Main Street
Brevard, NC 28712
Mailing Address
21 East Main Street
Brevard, NC 28712
Wednesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday1 PM - 4 PM
Monday - Tuesdayclosed
Free. Donations Accepted.
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Emmett Casciato, President of Board, Curator
phone: 561-459-0749
Tom Bugala, Curator
phone: 321-446-2934
Kenneth Corn, Media Contact
phone: 828-691-9367
David Morrow, Board Member
phone: 828-266-0829
Phil Davis, Board Secretary
phone: 678-438-6011

The museum highlights numerous articles, plus outlines many aspects of military life and history from WWI, WWII, the Korean War, The Cold War, The Vietnam War, The Iraq war, and The War In Afghanistan.


The museum provides an avenue for people to appreciate and honor the men and women who served bravely in all branches of our Armed Forces.


As curator, when moving to Brevard in 2016, I began with small exhibits in town. First, a one day exhibit, then a 3 week one, and finally a three month exhibit. These were so successful, that the Transylvania County Commissioners voted to lease our museum the building we are now housed in.

Artifact Collections

Uniforms, Medals, Weaponry, Original Photos, Original Newspapers, Artifacts from Wars beginning with WWI through the War On Terror (Ongoing).

Research Collections
  • -Educational Library with over 600 books and 200 Life magazines from WWII.
  • -Book specifically written for a museum fundraiser about local WWII Vets
  • Educational Programs

    We have a docent program (Pathfinders), we feature special exhibitions, offer lectures by Veterans on many subjects and personal experiences, and plan to begin to show old war movies on a regular basis. We also encourage Field Trips for schools, and enjoy traveling to schools in western NC to educate the students about military history. We speak at the library and the American Legion, too. Group tours for the public are available with advanced notice.


    A stand alone building with 4,000 square feet, (3,500 square feet of museum, and 500 square feet of storage.)

    Lecture Halls


    Governed by a Board of Directors.


    Access: General Public

    Appointment required: No


    We are a brand new museum-just opened on Aug. 14, 2017, and do offer memberships (Ally of the Museum.) We plan to have monthly newsletters for our patrons.


    Handicapped entrance in rear of building.

    Wheelchair Accessible




    Provide lectures, guest speakers, movie nights, and in addition to all our museum exhibits...offer the opportunity for outside exhibitors to showcase their private collections.

    Gift Shop

    Group Tours

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