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Museums at Lake Junaluska

While visiting Lake Junaluska you can also enjoy a visit to the SEJ Heritage Center and World Methodist Council Museums. Both museums are open to group and individual tours and are locatednear Lake Junaluska’s lodging and meeting facilities. A visit to eitheris easy and very memorable. Additionally, the Susannah Wesley Garden,located between the World Methodist Council Museum and the TerraceHotel, is a place for meditation and renewal.

SEJ Heritage Center and Museum

The SEJ Heritage Center has an extensive collection of SEJ related artifacts including a large display on the history of Lake Junaluska.

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (Closed for lunch from 12 - 1 pm)
Saturday: By appointment.

Guests are encouraged to contact the Heritage Center prior to planning a visit, as hours of operation may vary.
Call 828-454-6781 or email

Location: Harrell Center 102 (across from Terrace Hotel)

Cost: Free

World Methodist Council Museum

The World Methodist Council Museum is internationally renowned for having the largest collection of artifacts commemorating the earliest beginnings of the Wesleyan movement.The museum is open year-round to visitors. Groups are encouraged to schedule a visit by calling (828) 456-9432 ext. 4.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (closed from noon-1:00 p.m. for lunch)

 575 N. Lakeshore Dr.  (beside Terrace Hotel)


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