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The Mountain Gateway Museum is a local history museum in Old Fort, North Carolina. It is focused on the mountain lifestyle and history.

The Mountain Gateway Museum got its name from its location. The town of Old Fort has always been considered as a gateway to the Blue Ridge Mountains. It has also served as the westernmost pioneer outpost in the state before the Revolutionary War.

The Mountain Gateway Museum features a wide range of artifacts, exhibits, photographs, and videos that interpret the life in the region through the lives of the earliest inhabitants of the area to the 20th century.

Open year round, the Mountain Gateway Museum also hosts public events with their outdoor amphitheater and picnic grounds. Also located nearby is a historic train depot, where visitors can see an exhibit about the area?s railroad history.
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