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Henderson Heritage Museum

Address: 1 Historic Courthouse Sq # 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone Number: (828) 693-4226
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Greenville, South Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This museum provides a very good history of Henderson County- from the early days through the various wars to today. It is a self-guided tour, but the exhibits are very self-explanatory. Well worth stopping in.

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Bunnell, Florida, USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

This museum is in the original county courthouse. The building has been restored to its original condition. Nice war collections and much about the original settlements in the area.

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North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We attended a NC Apple Festival in Hendersonville recently and took time to visit this museum. We were impressed! The museum is well laid out and very interesting. It is immaculate and well staffed. The staff there who are mostly volunteers were very friendly and knowledgeable. The exhibits are well done and varied. Plan to spend several hours.

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Tampa, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Upon entering this free museum, we were greeted by a lady named Nancy Crozier who walked us through the railroad display and the civil war display. Ms. Crozier had encyclopedic knowledge of the local history and gave us a smattering of her own personal history and memories that tied into some of the displays. Hendersonville is small and charming and... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The whole historic downtown area, of which the museum is part, is very nice. The stores, the people, the atmosphere, all very good. Highly recommended for a nice afternoon stroll.

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Interesting look at the importance of the railroad to the area. Also featured a large collection of displays and information on the Civil War and other conflicts.

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Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
20 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a free museum in Hendersonville's restored original 1905 courthouse (no longer used as a courthouse) on Main Street. The building itself stands out with it's gold dome. The museum utilizes only a very small portion of the building but its constantly changing exhibits are very professionally done. The best is the wall-size picture of Hendersonville in the '20s... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A nice place to visit with family and friends. It is a very neat place with educational exhibits. Just one more reason Hendersonville is a great place to live/visit!

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Angola, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We saw the reviews on Trip Advisor so took the tour. This small museum is in the heart of town on the main downtown street of Hendersonville, on the main floor of the courthouse. There are several rooms. The space showcases the local history of early settler days, Indians, railroads, Civil War, the depression, the culture, WWI, WWII, the remaining... More 

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Lincolnton, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Centrally located in the busy downtown section..parking is a real problem in all of downtown. Ample parking a few blocks behind town, but be prepared for long walks.

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