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Henderson Heritage Museum

Open Now: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Very Nice Visit!

Lots of great information and a nice break from shopping. My kids enjoyed learning about the area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oakland, Florida
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Educational and Interesting

Educational and Interesting information about the area. My favorite thing was an absolutely... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Carol B
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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
+1 828-693-4226
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All reviews civil war henderson county history buff wonderful exhibits turn of the century large collection on display great place to learn nice display donations are accepted nice visit small town hendersonville area north carolina friendly staff wars courthouse
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 tahny22
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
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Always nice to see a town that takes the time to preserve and share the rich history of their town. One of the many places to visit in downtown Hendersonville.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 30 July 2018

On our first visit a few years ago, we passed over going because I didn't think there would be much to this local free museum. When planning this trip, I saw where everyone on TripAdvisor was giving this place high reviews. Was I ever wrong...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mrschaplaincoley
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

So many articles on display of the local town history. Repla of old railway station in Hendersonville.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We enjoyed reading about, and seeing some history of the Hendersonville area. The rail road exhibit was particularly good with several dioramas.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anne V
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Whilst wandering around the town we came across this museum. Free to get in - its had lots of interesting exhibits to see - the lady who showed us which way round to see everything was very knowledgeable and she was great to chat to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank calamityjane2016
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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