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Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden and Toyland

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Address: 9351 US HWY 68 W, Calvert City, KY 42029
Phone Number: 270-366-2301
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Description: Apple Valley Hillbilly Gardens and Toyland is a throw back to old by-gone...
Apple Valley Hillbilly Gardens and Toyland is a throw back to old by-gone tacky roadside stops that existed in the 1940s -1960s. There is an old Gulf gas station and store (museum) and a toyland with over 3000 toys in a working diorama. Take a walk around the eclectic junk art and Hillbilly Gardens. We are located one mile east of I24 exit 16 on HWY 68 W.
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it is a very different kind of attraction that i think everyone will enjoy . it was great hearing about the past and what most people call fun today . makes you think of what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Brenda C
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Collinsville
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Collinsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

it is a very different kind of attraction that i think everyone will enjoy . it was great hearing about the past and what most people call fun today . makes you think of what you're really missing in life .

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Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I've heard about this place through various people & had a perfect time to check it out on New Year's Day. It was a chilly walk outside but it was well worth it if you enjoy odd ball attractions. You can tell the heart his family pours into all the art they make. That what makes it worth it, seeing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Very unique place myself and my grandchildren visited this yesterday it is odd and actually Keith the owner makes it all really funny some the young kids didn't understand but they enjoyed running around worth a quick off road trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We actually drove an hour and change just to check out this hillbilly garden! We were far from being disappointed. Both of the owners are so outgoing and people persons! Hearing about the history of the family and property was something else. If you want to do something fun and different this is the place to go. People who give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

we went there at night and the fireflies were the most beautiful thing we'd ever seen in our life. and the owners were so nice they even fed us dinner. I am so glad we saw this place it changed my life going to have at least 100 characters.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Before we left for a long weekend in Paducah, KY, I queried Trip Advisor about the top attractions in the area. Number 3 on the list was Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden. Not only is this place NOT number 3, it doesn't belong in the top 100 attractions in Paducah. I suspect that the proprietors of this dump had their friends... More 

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Keith H, Owner at Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden and Toyland, responded to this review

Wow ! If you don't like toys, old roadside attractions, humor or contemporary/folk art : this wacky place is not for you ! More 

Benton,Ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My self and daughter s Stopped by Apple Valley a couple summers ago. i am so glad we didn't listen to negitive viewers. My daughters and I really enjoyed the tour and seeing all the hundred of old toys. Many we had forgotten about until we entered the building.. they brought back many happy memories. In the old days my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I'm glad we stopped to experience the tour. He has a great sense of humor. We was there 2 hrs just talking and reminessing. We also made a couple new friends with Keith and Dianna.

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Mebane, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Okay...... My family and I were on our way to tour part of old Route 66 in Oklahoma, and headed toward Joplin, Mo. from NC. I had read about this place from (where else?) Tripadvisor.com., and since I'm fond of kind of off-beat, quirky sites, we made a small detour to check this place out. The signs say, "Sorry, We're... More 

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Gadsden, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was the most amazing spur of the moment stop we have ever done. Had a real good time. Keith was so friendly. We laughed with him so much.

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