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My Old Kentucky Home State Park

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Address: 501 E. Stephen Foster Ave., P.O. Box 323, Bardstown, KY 40004-0323
Phone Number: 15023483502
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Park that honors the popular tourist attraction, Federal Hill Mansion...
Park that honors the popular tourist attraction, Federal Hill Mansion, which was the symbol of Stephen Foster's endearing ballad. Not only does the Park offer tours of My Old Kentucky Home but there is camping, golf, and shopping available. The campground offers 39 sites with water and electric. Wi-Fi is available on most sites. There are some sewer sites and some pull thru sites. There is an 18-hole golf course that is very well maintained. Shopping at the Park offers Kentucky made Handcrafts, food items from Kentucky, and wonderful prints or postcards of My Old Kentucky Home.
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Historic sights in a very old town

My old Kentucky Home is a mansion with interpretive tours. We camped in the campgrpund there. The park itself is lovely with many old trees and mature landscaping. Campsites were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Granville, Ohio
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Granville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My old Kentucky Home is a mansion with interpretive tours. We camped in the campgrpund there. The park itself is lovely with many old trees and mature landscaping. Campsites were well separated but on the small side. Electric and water hookups were far from the parking pads. Our site had significant damage from recent rains.

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Russell Springs, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My old Kentucky home state, is a lovely place to visit, there was a wedding during the time we where there. We did the tour of the old house, it is a guide tour and they tell all about the home and who lived there. The cost is $10. each. Only takes about 45mins. for the tour.

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LaGrange, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My Old Kentucky State Park is rich in history and a must see when traveling through Kentucky. The guides are very knowledgeable with historical facts about the house and grounds. The home is decorated within the period it honors. Please visit the cemetery and pay homage to those who served this great home. Stayed in Bardstown and enjoyed the quaint... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The home and grounds were in excellent condition. The furnishings were interesting to see from a different time period. It was a little crowded and I wish they had broken the groups down into smaller sizes, but I guess they were trying to get people through in a timely fashion.

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Radcliff, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My husband and I arrived to visit My Old Kentuck y Home State Park, mostly to visit the mansion. We weren't disappointed. The grounds were stunning! We were pleased with the military discount (only 5$). The home was gorgeous and our tour guide was well-prepared, although I think that she could have gone into more historical detail, possibly share an... More 

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Rockfield, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Campground is next to the pro shop. Campsites are a little dated. Not terribly flat and you better take a good extension cord, but overall a great experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a fun way to spend an afternoon. The park is small, so probably most people wouldn't want to stay longer than that. Touring the grounds is free. The house can only be viewed through guided, paid tours. They might be boring for very young children, but good for kids around 10 and up.

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Galloway, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This historic mansion and out buildings are located on manicured grounds. The rooms we toured in the mansion were filled with many pieces of beautiful antique furniture and other unique décor. The tour guide did an excellent job on sharing the story of the families who had made this historic place their home.

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Columbia, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The grounds of this property are beautiful, and match exactly what your mind imagines of "southern hospitality". The home is lovely and has been restored and maintained very nicely. The docents are very knowledgeable and dress in period costumes to enhance the feeling you just stepped back in time. All in all, I think it is an afternoon well spent.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wonderful place to tour. Alot of great history in this place. And after touring the home, you can visit the amphitheater for the Stephen Foster Musical. A great end to a great summer day!

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Additional Information about My Old Kentucky Home State Park

Address: Address: 501 E. Stephen Foster Ave., P.O. Box 323, Bardstown, KY 40004-0323
Phone Number: 15023483502
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 10

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