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Henderson Heritage Museum

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Address: 1 Historic Courthouse Sq Ste 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5044
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Full of history

We got so much more from this visit than we expected! The building is basically original and very beautiful. We met a retired judge, a Vietnam vet, who owns much of the military... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Larry W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got so much more from this visit than we expected! The building is basically original and very beautiful. We met a retired judge, a Vietnam vet, who owns much of the military collection which spans from the Civil War to Desert Storm. (We took his picture). There is an old picture of a log cabin which is thought to... More 

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Thank Larry W
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went in there looking for a bathroom and came out amazed at what a jewel it was there is alot of great historic information in there from henderson county and its free..very interesting place..

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I have been to this museum in the Courthouse, which shows a wonderful depiction of life during the Revolutionary War and Civil War and in 1979, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. But there are important monuments around the side of the building that should not be overlooked. They are dedicated to citizens... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great place to learn history of the area! Love seeing the vintage photographs and reading the information posted. Find that it is an amazing collection!

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Thank lisboa09
Cumming, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This museum is a must see when you are in Hendersonville. It has a very good example of the heritage of Hendersonville.

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Thank Sally20161947
Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Hendersonville Heritage Museum is a great place to visit for everyone. It takes you from the revolution up thru present day. It shows you uniforms of the period along with weapons and tidbits about it. They also have other displays such as the largest pig ever recorded. There is also a small gift shop. Admission is free unless you... More 

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Thank Jim R
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I stopped in the courthouse and stayed about a half hour wandering through their wonderful exhibits of local history. Free admission. It is the County's 2nd Courthouse, built in 1905 next to the original (built 1840) which was torn down when the 2nd Courthouse was completed. In 1979 the current courthouse was added to the National Register... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were in town for a day trip, it was hot, and there was this big beautiful building that happened to be a museum in the midst of a very beautiful Main Street. We were happy to find it nicely air-conditioned inside. What a gem! Visiting museums like this should be mandatory for local education. The exhibits were a wealth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

What a privilege to see a screening of the movie Pork Chop Hill, starring Gregory Peck as Lt. Joe Clemons, a local hero and resident of Hendersonville. Joe and his wife of 65 years attended the screening and the reception arranged by the Museum. The Museum continues to bring history alive to residents and visitors alike.

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Thank Mary H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This museum is a hidden gem and one of the best I have ever been to in a small town. The artifacts are mainly donated from local families and preserved and displayed with true care and clear descriptions of their importance. We did encounter a sweet volunteer who walked us through and showed and explained truly interesting facts. There is... More 

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