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Henderson Heritage Museum

1 Historic Courthouse Sq # 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 693-4226
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 12, 2014
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Tampa, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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6 reviews 6 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
117 reviews 117 reviews
18 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Displays and topics change frequently, but to get a feel for the history of Hendersonville from its early beginnings and understand the southern culture, it's hard to beat a walking tour through the museum.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We love the man named Hilliard, a local fella with lots of character and knowledge. The displays of the railroad and local history is as good as any I have ever seen. We take guests there regularly

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The museum is located in the old Court House on South Main which is a nice building within itself. The displays are well done and actually well laid out, so long as you have the map. For the train enthusiast the display about the run up Saluda mountain is a must. For the military follower the curator has done a... More

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