Avery County Historical Museum www.averymuseum.com OnlineWebsite - www.averymuseum.comSend an email - email@example.comHours & SeasonsHours - 11 am - 3 pmAddress1829 Schultz CircleNewland, PhonePrimary - (828) 733-7111Toll Free - (888) 898-2943 The Avery County Historical Museum is housed in the old Avery County Jail, built in 1912. The museum collects, preserves and displays vital information, photographs and artifacts about people, events and places that make up the history of Avery County and this area. Displays articles of early life in Avery County with special exhibits rotating every six months. You are invited to visit the Museum not only to see the historical items on display but also to visit the new research room. There are hundreds of books and papers to aid in research of family genealogies, places and subjects in Avery County & surrounding counties.