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Henderson Heritage Museum

1 Historic Courthouse Sq Ste 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5044
+1 828-693-4226
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Always learn something here!

Great place to learn history of the area! Love seeing the vintage photographs and reading the... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
lisboa09
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Lisbon, Portugal
History Whoa!

This museum is a must see when you are in Hendersonville. It has a very good example of the... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Sally20161947
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Cumming, Georgia
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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 remind you of the heritage that has been the legacy of this county’s pioneers. Colorful exhibits, diorama, educational programs, research, and collections reflect how the people of this county responded to their cultural, educational, political, and natural environments. This Museum collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits a collection of historical and cultural artifacts. The process takes many shapes, forms, and media. This museum, found within the Henderson County Historic Courthouse, seeks to preserve history and a sense of place. Consisting of six rooms, approximately 2000 square feet, the Museum spaces are designed for flexibility, capability, and versatility.
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1 Historic Courthouse Sq Ste 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5044
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+1 828-693-4226
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great place to learn history of the area! Love seeing the vintage photographs and reading the information posted. Find that it is an amazing collection!

Thank lisboa09
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

This museum is a must see when you are in Hendersonville. It has a very good example of the heritage of Hendersonville.

Thank Sally20161947
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Hendersonville Heritage Museum is a great place to visit for everyone. It takes you from the revolution up thru present day. It shows you uniforms of the period along with weapons and tidbits about it. They also have other displays such as the largest...More

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I stopped in the courthouse and stayed about a half hour wandering through their wonderful exhibits of local history. Free admission. It is the County's 2nd Courthouse, built in 1905 next to the original (built 1840) which was torn down when the...More

2  Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were in town for a day trip, it was hot, and there was this big beautiful building that happened to be a museum in the midst of a very beautiful Main Street. We were happy to find it nicely air-conditioned inside. What a gem!...More

1  Thank Lee M
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

What a privilege to see a screening of the movie Pork Chop Hill, starring Gregory Peck as Lt. Joe Clemons, a local hero and resident of Hendersonville. Joe and his wife of 65 years attended the screening and the reception arranged by the Museum. The...More

1  Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

This museum is a hidden gem and one of the best I have ever been to in a small town. The artifacts are mainly donated from local families and preserved and displayed with true care and clear descriptions of their importance. We did encounter a...More

Thank bluefairyboss
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

A great volunteer staff makes this a must stop by while you are on main street Hendersonville. They have great info on the History of Hendersonville and Henderson County

Thank Daryl W
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The architecture of this building is beautiful. I can't say I have been inside but I stand in awe outside this place when I visit Hendersonville. The street has beautiful landscaping with trees and seasonal plants. This is the first town I've visited that is...More

Thank willow420
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

I love museums and hadn't had the chance to visit the Hendersonville Heritage Museum until today. I was warmly greeted by several volunteer staff who provided a quick but informative orientation. While an approaching thunderstorm caused me to leave more quickly than I wanted, I...More

1  Thank Levannah
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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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