These 9 Henderson County Museums are where Learning Comes Alive

Few downtowns in Western North Carolina can boast such a concentration of museums as Hendersonville. In fact, half the museums in the county are located within a few blocks’ stretch. And the materials on display range from hands-off dioramas to hands-on science experiments, and vintage pinball machines to vintage airplanes. You already live like a […]

4 Polk County Museums You Need to Visit

Can you name five famous residents of Polk County? How about the author who once wrote a poem about a local ice cream shop? Do you know why there’s a giant toy horse sitting along Tryon’s main drag? Or why local residents once held regular Sherlock Holmes festivals? You already live like a local. Want […]

Asheville Museum of Science Sparks the Minds of Tomorrow

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the heart of Downtown Asheville resides the Asheville Museum of Science. Opened in November 2016, AMOS has become a hub for science and learning in Western North Carolina. “We are much bigger than these four walls,” said Amanda Bryant, executive director of AMOS. “As a museum, […]