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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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One of the best Civil war museums around other than Gettysburg. My husband is a big history buff and we both were impressed with this museum. Everyone was friendly and all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

One of the best Civil war museums around other than Gettysburg. My husband is a big history buff and we both were impressed with this museum. Everyone was friendly and all the exhibits were very well displayed. There were a lot of impressive items. We would recommend this museum to everyone we know who is in the Bardstown, KY area.... More 

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Island, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

In April 2012, my husband and I visited here for our anniversary and loved it. If you love history you'll like this place. It's really nice, I don't remember the cost but it was reasonable I think or we wouldn't have went in. I'm a Civil War buff so I loved this place.

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Robinson, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
34 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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