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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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So interesting, Loved it

This is a great museum, very informative for historical buffs. There is also another museum close by that is covered by the entrance fee. Both are well worthwhile. The 2nd... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Greater Cincinnati

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Greater Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great museum, very informative for historical buffs. There is also another museum close by that is covered by the entrance fee. Both are well worthwhile. The 2nd museum has a lot about women in the civil war. We were unaware of the role they played. Will go back to Bardstown & would definitely visit museums again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a gem. Small but very good usage of space. Great selection of uniforms and weapons. I'm not sure what the reviewer of "caved in" was talking about. The confederate states were represented well. After Kentucky was fairly split anyway. Go, u won't be disappointed.

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Roseville, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Stay away. This museum caved in and removed everything from their gift shop that was Confederate. Also the person working at the museum knew nothing about the museum. He could not answer any of our questions nor could he answer question from another person in the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lover of historical sites. I highly recommend you visit this especially if you are interested in Civil War history.

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Raleigh,NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

It's a $10 fee to get into this museum but it also gets you into two other little museums up the street and the outside grounds. Easy to get around the museum in about half an hour. They ask that you turn cell phones off, but you don't see that sign until you are almost done the tour (there is... More 

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Winchester, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My children really loved seeing all the history of the museum. They especially loved the outside section of the museum. It's hard to believe that soldiers lived inside these small bungalows. We really enjoyed all the artifacts from the civil war. It's a great place for people of all ages. There's so much history that we didn't even know happenened... More 

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Who would have thought that we would find such a fantastic museum in Bardstown, Kentucky? It was such a great surprise. We loved it. It is extensive, well organized, with good clear exhibitions. We spent around 2 hours there. There is quite a bit to see. A wonderful museum if you love the civil war or just history in general.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

DO NOT GO!!!! The reactors that are a part of that cannot be trusted. They are gun happy and choose which spectators to let into camp and which ones not too. There captain is a bombastic sour puss who sticks his nose in everybodies business and makes it difficult for people to enjoy themselves. If you do go, DON"T say... More 

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Stratford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Many interesting collections from war. Did a great job with limited resources. Helpful staff. Recommend a look.

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Alexandria, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a very well done civil war museum.. Not so large it was hard to cover. Very well done, displays are interesting and just the right amount of reading and looking. Very informative in a short amount of time at the museum. Staff was friendly and happy to see us, not just selling tickets and going through the motions... More 

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