Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina, USA. Hendersonville and Henderson County are part of the four-county Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area, the fifth-largest MSA in North Carolina and the hub of Western North Carolina.
Museums and historical sites
First in the sights to visit listed by the is the Mineral and Lapidary Museum of Henderson County, located at 400 North Main Street in downtown Hendersonville. The museum has giant geodes, a Tyrannosaurus skull, beautiful minerals, and dinosaur eggs on display. The same building includes the local historical-genealogical association. Entry to both parts of the ornate building is free.
The Western North Carolina Air Museum, featuring airplanes of a bygone era, is located near the small Hendersonville Airport at the corner of Gilbert Street and Brooklyn Avenue between Hendersonville and Flat Rock. Admission is free.