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History of Giving

The Johnson Family gave a lot to the people of Mills River and Henderson County. A place for the... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Hendersonville, United States

The historic Johnson Farm and interpretive Education Center is a great experience for kids to... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Jim P
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3346 Haywood Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28791-9721
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for farm animals, this is not the place. Two donkeys and 3 chickens they couldn’t find. Educational info not for children under 10, very disappointingMore

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mandy G, Manager at Historic Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry your visit disappointed you! We unfortunately can't make the chickens come out, especially when it's cold. We do not advertise as a petting zoo or place with lots of farm animals, so we are sorry if you thought it was. Did you go...More

Reviewed March 30, 2018

The Johnson Family gave a lot to the people of Mills River and Henderson County. A place for the High School and Junior High. They where a mountain rich family, full of love and spirit

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

The historic Johnson Farm and interpretive Education Center is a great experience for kids to better understand the history. They were able to keep their attention and the kids from the first grade enjoy their experience. They have two tours each day. It is a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jim P
Reviewed October 18, 2017

A wonderful step back in time. We enjoyed hearing the history of the house and farm. What a treasure the Henderson County School System has been given. We were also able to meet some of the artists in residence there. Enjoyed watching them work and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Selina W
Reviewed November 9, 2016

This old farmstead is worth a stop in my opinion. The red brick farmhouse was built from 1874-1880 and is still in pretty good shape. There is also a white house that was built as a boarding house to help make money for Mrs. Johnson...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited the farm while on an anniversary and birthday trip to Flat Rock, NC. We took a tour of the farm house and property. The tour guide was very friendly and informative. We found the fiber weavers very interesting, too. I wish there had...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Like going back in time. They have candle making classes. Yarn spinning. Hay rides and lots of animals

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Wendy G
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Spent an hour here and had an absolutely amazing time. Extremely informative and beautiful. Take the kids here and they will learn more here than in a book. The tour guide was amazing as well!

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was an excellent field trip when I was a child and it still remains one of my top picks! It is a wonderful time for the whole family.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank hannahbelle00
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Little known delightful place in Henderson county. Loads of history here and it's a free visit! The boarding house has women who will show you all sorts of weaving techniques and older and new looms. You can take classes here or just stop by and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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April 1, 2017|
Response from peonyrose | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't cost to walk around the farm..
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August 15, 2016|
Response from AggieDoc94 | Reviewed this property |
The farm has tours every day at 1030 and 1:30. Monday -Friday. Check the website for further details.