Historic Johnson Farm

Historic Johnson Farm is a heritage education center owned by Henderson County Public Schools.  It is managed by volunteers and Friends of the Farm through the Henderson County Education Foundation, Inc.  It offers school field trips, animals, tours, nature trails, picnic tables and 10 historic structures on 15 acres of forest, fields and streams.  It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a North Carolina Cultural Treasure.  Only three school systems in the US own a farm.

Click HERE for an informational video on Johnson Farm.


Farm is open to the public

Tuesday through Friday from September through May, following the traditional school year calendar. The farm is open Monday through Thursday June through August, during the school system’s summer break.


Tours for the public are at 10:30 am.  Tour fees are $5 for adults, $3 for students K-12, and preschoolers are free. The grounds are free and open to the public for walking on operating days.

School Tours, Field Trips and Group Tours

School group tours and field trips are available free of charge to teachers and students of Henderson County Public Schools. A fee is charged for students from other counties. Tables are available in the meadow for carry-in picnic lunches . Sorry, no concessions available. Call 891-6585 to schedule a tour or field trip.
The farm is also an ideal setting for outings for senior groups or other organizations. We have a special rate available for group tours. Please call the farm office if you would like to schedule a tour. A small gift shop gives you the opportunity to bring home a piece of local heritage.
(See individual page for details.)
 ”Lunch ‘N Learn” February 3rd – March 31st
Spring Farm Festival – April 25th
New at the Farm: Middle School Bridge Club

3346 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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