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Henderson Heritage Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Well done displays of history of the county. Material and artifacts are quality, and well laid out... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Tim S
Full of history

We got so much more from this visit than we expected! The building is basically original and very... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Larry W
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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 11 April 2017

Well done displays of history of the county. Material and artifacts are quality, and well laid out and described. See the model train layout too.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We got so much more from this visit than we expected! The building is basically original and very beautiful. We met a retired judge, a Vietnam vet, who owns much of the military collection which spans from the Civil War to Desert Storm. (We took...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 12 March 2017

we went in there looking for a bathroom and came out amazed at what a jewel it was there is alot of great historic information in there from henderson county and its free..very interesting place..

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank rpruitt4
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My husband and I have been to this museum in the Courthouse, which shows a wonderful depiction of life during the Revolutionary War and Civil War and in 1979, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. But there are important monuments around...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Anne M
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!

Date of experience: November 2016
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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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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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

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jim R
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

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Anne M
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

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank LenoreM586
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

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Mary H
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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