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I’ve lived in Bardstown for over 3 years and finally took my grandson to this museum complex. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
morkenzan
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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This was a great museum especially for its size. Worth a little detour to see or even a day trip... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve lived in Bardstown for over 3 years and finally took my grandson to this museum complex. This museum is full of artifacts, including uniforms, doctors smocks, medical tools, weapons of all sorts, spy glasses, hand held bullet making pliers. This is a magnificent collection...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great museum especially for its size. Worth a little detour to see or even a day trip. They had a good selection ranging from unifors through to a military submarine

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 130crewchief
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in Civil War History you need to visit this museum. They have many artifacts along with numerous rifles, pistols & swords that saw service in the war.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank drtooth2016
Reviewed December 14, 2018

I'm a history nerd, and especially love war history. The Civil War is so intriguing, and Kentucky is an interesting place to learn about it because they were pretty split on their men fighting for the Union and Confederacy. There was sooo much to look...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ArianaLeona
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We spent a Sunday morning visiting the museums in Bardstown. There are actually four. Your ticket admits you to all of them and is good for two consecutive days. Start at the Civil War Museum and Old Bardstown. The exhibits at the Civil War Museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jezebel6368
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We spent a couple hours working our way around the museum and enjoyed looking at the artifacts and displays.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed October 9, 2018

If you are interested in Civil War history, this place is for you. It has lots of items and so much to read. It will take you several hours to go through - do not rush. Be sure to visit all the buildings - the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cindypH3192WM
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

There was so much to see! Glad the tickets were for two days, although we could have spent much longer than that.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Anna H
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Went as part of Cosmos tour .Tied in with trail that this Tour involves and provides interesting actual uniforms and info as it related to this battle,both in the local surrounds and overall fight/ result.Replica huts give a hint of what life consisted of back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kayaker1953
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We love civil war museums! We spent several hours there. This one is over the top. Exhibits covered both Union and Confederate side of the war. Lots of weapons, uniforms, flags and other memorabilia. Admission included the Women's Civil War Museum. Covered Women's roles as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amy N
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If I remember correctly kids under 5 are free. the prices are also on their website
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Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
5 years and younger is free. 6-15 is $5. Have fun!
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