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Address: 1311 Gilkey Run Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number: +1 502-337-1000
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Description: Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbon Heritage Center opened on October 15th...
Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbon Heritage Center opened on October 15th 2004. In 2009 we were awarded the Whisky Magazine Icons of Whisky Visitor Attraction of the year award.
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Distillery tour okay, tasting much better

The distillery tour only took you inside the storage room. Not as good as Jim bean. But the tasting gave you an opportunity to taste 3 bourbon. The tour lasted 1 hour 20 mins... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Niagara Falls, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We had stopped at Heaven Hill Distillery as a stop along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. We visited the extensive gift shop and walked the museum. Both were vey large and interesting. We opted not to do the 25 dollar tour and tasting that was offered as it had seemed expensive compared to some of the distilleries that are on the... More 

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Walton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The tour is quite educational about the history and method of production of bourbon whiskey. The tour guide on our tour, Michelle, was tremendous answering questions and quite easy to hear and understand. She was asked some off the wall questions and she handled them with ease. The tasting was well managed and explained extremely well. Overall this was the... More 

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Ann Arbor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The distillery tour only took you inside the storage room. Not as good as Jim bean. But the tasting gave you an opportunity to taste 3 bourbon. The tour lasted 1 hour 20 mins. A bit too long

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

We are here for the Kentucky Derby weekend with a group of friends and did the $10.00 tour. WELL WORTH IT!! This tour actually tours the warehouse and that was the best part. The $25.00 tour does not. The guide, Bev was very knowledgeable. I was told that this was the best tour above all others so I'm glad we... More 

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Winfield, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you've done some of the other distilleries & don't want to taste the mash--- you need to do this tour. The other distilleries should offer it. You get the high end bourbon & personalized information. (& commemorative glasses) I HIGHLY suggest this one!

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Brentwood, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We arrived in time for the 4pm expert tasting experience. While we thought the price was very high ($25 a person) we decided to go for it. Rather than combine this with an actual tour of the distillery we were given a short review of the history of the brand. After a ten minute overview in the very attractive and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a great tour, but there is a charge of $10. It definitely is worth the price. You get the tour, a short film, interpretation center and tasting in the largest barrel bar. Weve gone to a lot of the distillery tours along the bourbon trail, you hear a lot of the same schpeal, but at Heaven Hill, you'll... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We did the Connoisseur Tasting at Heaven Hill. It was a great experience. Facility is beautiful with old pictures in the heritage hall. Our guide, Kathleen, was friendly and funny. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, thank you!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

They charged us $25 each to sample 4 different bourbons in a very small room. The Bourbons were very tasty and the guide was very knowledgeable and made it a lot of fun. Unfortunately there was no tour of any of the barrel houses or the distillery itself. Certainly not worth $25.

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This was our 2nd stop on the Bourbon Trail. The heritage center was set up really nice and the gift shop was great. The tour on the other hand was pretty lame. Started out with a video and then a short walk to a rick house. Guide was very knowledgeable but the tour was lacking in enthusiasm and spirit. If... More 

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