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Henderson Heritage Museum

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Address: 1 Historic Courthouse Sq # 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone Number: (828) 693-4226
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Great wy to learn Southern history

We went ther and found it very interesting and informative about some of the history of the South. When company came to visit, we all went there and they agreed it was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2016
Judy K
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Hendo shows off this gorgeous building with such care. The exhibits don't change much, but is worthwhile going for at least one time.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We went ther and found it very interesting and informative about some of the history of the South. When company came to visit, we all went there and they agreed it was very interesting.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I was here for a geocaching scavenger hunt in which I had to find the second time capsule here. I was puzzled, so I asked the officials at the museum, who also were puzzled (I later found it). But I loved their friendliness and I learned a few things about this museum, such as the fact they have a museum... More 

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Lots of photos and videos about the Saluda Grade railroad as well as an impressive model The museum also features an extensive military collection. They accept donations for the collection.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

A friend pointed out this attraction so we went one Saturday afternoon to check it out. It is such a find! Railroads, Civil War collection, area history and loads of pictures and exhibits. It's free, it's educational and it was a pleasure to learn more about the area through this collection! Please check it out!

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SMYRNA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We visited the courthouse on a blustery, cold winter day. We were greeted warmly and guided to sign the guest book. We were then given the history of the beautiful building itself and led through the train room where we were told the fascinating story of the train in that area. From there, we were given some information on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A free museum focuses on regional history, with changing exhibits. The area is agricultural, so that is a feature, also the tourist industry dating back to the 1880's. Last summer there was a Civil War exhibit which was interesting and well done. The building itself is no longer a courthouse but is the site of a lot of activities in... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

convenient location right on main street in downtown hendersonville.the volunteers take great pride their displays which occasionally change. currently is an astounding railroad hisotyr display, also a small souvenir store

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I enjoy history so I found the museum interesting. The employees (or volunteers) were gracious, meeting me at entry and giving directions and brief narrative. Too boring for kids. One visit is probably all that is required.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Found out about the incline that is famous for the train. I believe it is in Saluda? I hope I am right! Me and my wife enjoyed the lady that helped us through the museum!

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