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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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Step back in time for free!

There are several galleries to explore. There is a train gallery that the kids and kid at heart... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greg F
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Large collection of intersting materials.

Free to get in. Museum staff was kind, friendly and very informative. Partially guided then you go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trudy M
Greene, New York
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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
+1 828-693-4226
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are several galleries to explore. There is a train gallery that the kids and kid at heart will enjoy. There are ,any interesting artifacts and pictures throughout.

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to get in. Museum staff was kind, friendly and very informative. Partially guided then you go around on your own. Nice display of train route in the area from older days. History of the wars, lots of things to look at. Very interesting collection.

Thank Trudy M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Got a personal tour from one of the ladies working there and she had a wealth of information on the area and on the items on display at the museum. Very impressive.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 10 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.

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 17 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

3  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 11 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..

Thank rpruitt4
Reviewed 7 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

1  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!

Thank lisboa09
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
Reviewed 2 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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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