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Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum

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Address: 310 East Broadway, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number: 502-349-0291
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History Lover Delight

What a nice surprise! We love history and you will find it here. The museum offers a glimpse at the Civil War with a nice collection of information and artifacts. Head down to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Jana B
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Robinson, Illinois
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Robinson, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

What a nice surprise! We love history and you will find it here. The museum offers a glimpse at the Civil War with a nice collection of information and artifacts. Head down to the pioneer village and explore the many buildings.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I'm not a history lover, but my husband is. We couldn't spend ALL our time touring distilleries , so I thought this was something he would enjoy. We got there late in the afternoon - but because your tickets are good for 2 days, we figured what we didn't see we would do the next day. We were able to... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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104 reviews 104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Small but interesting collection of the American civil war and local fighting men. The museum overlooks an authentic pioneer village made up of log cabins for a true look into the past.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This small museum has an unbelievable amount of Civil War artifacts. I haven't been to any others so I can't compare, but there were numerous displays of different battles in the Kentucky and surrounding areas with accompanying uniforms, firearms, etc. I was shocked by how much there was to see. Very much worth a stop if you are in Bardstown

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VIRGINIA BEACH
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I love Civil War history but had never been to a Civil War museum - and it was fantastic! I spent well into an hour looking at the exhibits. The museum was VERY extensive in Civil War artifacts that were arranged in a way that flowed very nicely from room to room. I will definitely visit this again when I'm... More 

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Kansas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
34 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A collection of interesting stuff but not heated in the winter. We about froze before we got out. They have acquired some exceptional items. Great collection of uniforms. Not a place for children because there's too much reading. We finally gave up ourselves. The Old Bardstown is pretty basic history but a lot of log cabins. Found the Women's Civil... More 

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Columbia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place will take you back to the civil war with some great history. The museum is great, there is a lot of real history and authentic and real piece's of history.

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MONROE
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We are history buffs. My husband majored in nistory and subsequently taugnt in HS. He is particularly interested in the Civil War period. This is one of the BEST CW museums we have visited!! Wonderful exhibits and artifacts displayed in a logical (and chronilogical) way. We spent 3 hours here!! ( not including the outdoor, early settlement cabins) There is... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

the displays were awesome- well-done. Also enjoyed the Old Pioneer Village. We didn't go to the Revolutionary War Museum, but the cost ($10 for adults, $5 for kids) was very reasonable.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Visited the museum which was quaint, walked up the hill to visit the rest of the museum (World War I, world war II, Korean, Vietnam, and Desert Storm. Nurses museum also.

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