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Hendersonville Hertiage Museum in Hendersonville NC.Henderson Heritage Museum

1 Historic Courthouse Square
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 694-1619

Website: http://www.hendersoncountymuseum.com/
Reviews: Yelp    TripAdvisor

Hours:  Wednesday-Saturday 10:00a -5:00p | Sunday 1:00p - 5:00p

Henderson Heritage Museum features many artifacts from the Civil War. The museum is located on Main Street in the Historic Henderson County Courthouse. One of the exhibits at the museum is the "Golden Age - Coming of the Railroad". The Apple Valley Model Railroad Club has created a replica of the Saluda Mountain Grade which is the steepest main-line Standard gauge railroad in the United States. The Civil War Exhibit features artifacts of the military weaponry and the uniforms. There is also a replica of Hendersonville's first general store in the early 1900's.

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Mineral and Lapidary Museum in Hendersonville NC.

Mineral and Lapidary Museum

400 North Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 698-1977

Specialty: Science Museum

Website:  mineralmuseum.org/
Reviews:  TripAdvisor

Hours:
March to December: Monday - Friday: 1:00p - 5:00p | Saturday: 10:00a - 5:00p
January and February: Tuesday - Friday: 1:00p - 5:00p | Saturday: 10:00a - 5:00p

We will be open Martin Luther King Day in January. Museum is closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day but open on Memorial Day, Labor Day and 4th of July.

The purpose of the Mineral and Lapidary Museum was to establish a place where children could go to see and learn about the Earth Sciences. The Mineral and Lapidary Museum has many displays from meteorites, fossils, the Great Trex, quartz, geode and many others. There is also a display for cracking a geode. Other displays include the fluorescent lighting gallery.

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Western North Carolina Air Museum in Hendersonville NC.  WNC Air Museum

1340 Gilbert Street
Hendersonville, NC 28793
(828) 693-4317

Specialty: Vintage Airplanes

Website: WNC Air Museum
Reviews: TripAdvisor

Hours:
April - October: Wednesday & Sunday - 12:00p - 5:00p, Saturday - 10:00a - 5:00p
November - March: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 12:00p - 5:00p
Closed: Christmas, Easter, 4th July, Memorial Day and New Years Day

WNC Air  Museum is known as the first air museum in North Carolina.On display are restored vintage airplanes, replica antique planes, and aviation memorabilia. You can see The Stearman N2S-4 1930's Heath Parasol.