While visiting Lake Junaluska you can also enjoy a visit to the SEJ Heritage Center and World Methodist Council Museums. The SEJ Heritage Center has an extensive collection of SEJ related artifacts including a large display on the history of Lake Junaluska. The World Methodist Council Museum is internationally renown for having the largest collection of artifacts commemorating the earliest beginnings of the Wesleyan movement.
Both museums are open to group and individual tours and are located near Lake Junaluska’s lodging and meeting facilities. A visit to either is easy and very memorable. Additionally, the Susannah Wesley Garden, located between the World Methodist Council Museum and the Terrace Hotel, is a place for meditation and renewal.
SEJ Heritage Center and Museum
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday: By appointment.
**Closed Nov. 22 - December 2 and December 21-31.
Appointment only in January and February.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Harrell Center 102 (across from Terrace Hotel)
World Methodist Council Museum
The World Methodist Museum at 575 N. Lakeshore Dr., will be closed to the public beginning Nov. 25, 2013. The museum will re-open March 1, 2014. This time will be taken to address some much need cleaning, repairs, and updates to the museum. Groups of 10 or more can schedule a visit (Wed-Sat, 9am-3pm) during this time by making an appointment, provided 2 weeks advance notice is given. Groups may schedule their visit by calling (828) 456-9432 ext. 2.
575 N. Lakeshore Dr. (beside Terrace Hotel)
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