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Henderson Heritage Museum

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Hidden Gem

This is a very well done museum about Henderson County area - from railroads and moonshine to world... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rock Hill, SC
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Great place to visit and see what dedication to service can achieve

The staff at the Heritage Museum is fabulous and dedicated to ensuring your visit is filled with... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
jerald 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very well done museum about Henderson County area - from railroads and moonshine to world wars and historic preservation. Our guide Barbara was so interesting and wanted to learn from us as well. Hubby is Civil War reenactor so they shared a...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

The staff at the Heritage Museum is fabulous and dedicated to ensuring your visit is filled with satisfied memories. Do not expect an acre of displays, but do expect rooms filled with history of the people who developed this region and helped make it great....More

Thank jerald w
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Always nice to see a town that takes the time to preserve and share the rich history of their town. One of the many places to visit in downtown Hendersonville.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed July 29, 2018

On our first visit a few years ago, we passed over going because I didn't think there would be much to this local free museum. When planning this trip, I saw where everyone on TripAdvisor was giving this place high reviews. Was I ever wrong...More

Thank mrschaplaincoley
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

So many articles on display of the local town history. Repla of old railway station in Hendersonville.

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We enjoyed reading about, and seeing some history of the Hendersonville area. The rail road exhibit was particularly good with several dioramas.

Thank Anne V
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Whilst wandering around the town we came across this museum. Free to get in - its had lots of interesting exhibits to see - the lady who showed us which way round to see everything was very knowledgeable and she was great to chat to...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

This museum is free and a must. The volunteers are happy to help. You walk through the exhibits on the first floor then stairs or elevator to the third floor. The train exhibit explains the history and growth of this area and North Carolina. (One...More

Thank Penny L
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We found the Heritage Museum to be a good local history museum. Maybe with a little to much focus on Military History. Most of the rest was very interesting. Free. Easy metered parking on the street.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed March 30, 2018

I grew up in Henderson County and never knew some of the facts about it. In the turn of the century Hendersonville was the oasis for the people from the beach. Railroad trains full of people from Charleston came here in the summer. Large hotels...More

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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