Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site

52 N. Market St.
Asheville, NC 28801- Map It
Phone: (828) 253-8304

AAA Editor Notes

Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site, 52 N. Market St., was the novelist's childhood home. Furnished with family possessions, the house retains the atmosphere of Dixieland, the boardinghouse in “Look Homeward, Angel.” Personal items and a 20-minute film about Wolfe's life are presented in the visitor center. Guided tours are available.
Free. House tour $5; $2 (ages 7-17).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-5. Forty-five-minute guided tours are offered at half-past the hour starting at 9:30. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.