There are several attractions located in historic downtown Hendersonville.
Some downtown attractions are Mineral and Lapidary Museum of Henderson County which exhibits the "T Rex". Other exhibits include a Hendersonville Meteorite, North Carolina Minerals plus a display of Fluorescent minerals and replicas of World Famous Diamonds.
The Henderson County Tailgate Market features locally grown produce, bedding plants and arts and crafts. Open each Saturday from 7am to noon on King Street.
Henderson County Heritage Museum is located at the Historic Henderson County Courthouse. Hours are Wed - Sat 10:00am to 5:00pm. Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
The Henderson County Curb Market has been a local Hendersonville tradition since 1924. Is a unique farmers market requiring sellers to be residents of Henderson County. TAll items must be either hand-made or locally grown. The sellers offer a variety of goods such as: crafts, baked goods, jellies, plants, flowers, toys, and produce. The Curb Market’s hours are 8am-2pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from April-December, and 8am-1pm Saturday January-March. The Curb Market is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Church Street. For additional information call (828) 692-8012. 221 N. Church St., Hendersonville.
Also take a tour of the Old Historic Henderson County Courthouse built in 1905. Courthouse guided tours are given each Wednesday at 2pm. There is no charge for the tour.
The Hendersonville Visitor's Center sponsors Music on Main Street Friday evenings for 12 weeks during Spring and Summer, along with the Antique Car Show on some evenings (7 shows in 2013). Both are free.