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Henderson Heritage Museum

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Great photos and displays

Henderson County has an interesting history, and the Historic Courthouse displays it well. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HaleMese
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Small, local museum

We enjoy visiting this place. It is small but there are some interesting displays. And it is free... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2019
marpat1627
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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On your journey we want you to visit with the people, learn of their contributions, and reflect on milestone events that helped shape their lives and Henderson County, North Carolina. We would like for you to view “evidences of yesterday” that will...more
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1 Historic Courthouse Sq Ste 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5044
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Henderson County has an interesting history, and the Historic Courthouse displays it well. The self-guided tour on the first floor takes 30-40 minutes and is worth the time. The Museum is small but informative.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HaleMese
Reviewed 18 February 2019

We enjoy visiting this place. It is small but there are some interesting displays. And it is free so that makes it even better. It is something to do on a rainy day. The displays do not change often so we have seen things several...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marpat1627
Reviewed 16 February 2019

This is a small museum in Downtown Hendersonville, NC. Admission is free and it is well worth seeing, due to the many depictions, even though it won't take you very long to go through it. The museum is in a Historic Courthouse, which is interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda F
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We went downtown during Christmas, everything was decorated so beautifully! The building was FULL of historical things and you are never old enough to Learn More! Ice skating was next, and we enjoyed hot cocoa with marshmallows, it was FUN for everyone... and we made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Great way to find out about our area. Info on the old trains, soldiers, general store and so much more!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank woadwoman
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Lots of great information and a nice break from shopping. My kids enjoyed learning about the area. Very clean and neat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank buddhamamma
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Educational and Interesting information about the area. My favorite thing was an absolutely beautiful quilt on exhibit depicting local places of interest. They offer tours and there are restrooms available. Friendly staff. Worth a stop inside to see the history and building.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carol B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This museum is filled with wonderful exhibits such as the arrival of the train in the region, the crash of Flight 22, etc.... Worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jjvoyageur94
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very well done museum about Henderson County area - from railroads and moonshine to world wars and historic preservation. Our guide Barbara was so interesting and wanted to learn from us as well. Hubby is Civil War reenactor so they shared a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnTRockHill_SC
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The staff at the Heritage Museum is fabulous and dedicated to ensuring your visit is filled with satisfied memories. Do not expect an acre of displays, but do expect rooms filled with history of the people who developed this region and helped make it great....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jerald w
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John514
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Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
I think a couple of hours will do it. It's a guided tour (free) and it kinda depends on how many questions and how much conversation you do with the guide. The guide can be very engaging. Enjoy. Be sure to visit the Mast... More
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