Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI)
The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) is located at a former NASA facility. The 200-acre historic campus includes hiking trails, hands-on space and earth science exhibit galleries, scenic mountain views and 2-hour private campus tours. It showcases a collection of gems, minerals, rare meteorites and samples from Mars and the Moon. Located about an hour west of downtown Hendersonville.
Reservations are required for any size group. Call for for public hours and to make a reservation 828-862-5554.