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Sip and Savor Event-Bourbon Festival

We recently visited here as a part of the Bourbon Festival. We attended an event called “Sip and... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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Kaufman, Texas
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Great Museum to learn about bourbon

We visited this museum and discovered that it had recently been updated and changed. It was a great... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
JANL402
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114 N 5th St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1449
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited here as a part of the Bourbon Festival. We attended an event called “Sip and Savor”, which was an educational journey into the pairing of candy and Bourbon. It was fun to explore and expand your taste buds by learning to be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

We visited this museum and discovered that it had recently been updated and changed. It was a great museum with a wonderful tour. We learned a lot of things about whiskey, whiskey bottles, and prohibition. They had a life size figure of Carrie Nation who...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Spalding Hall has a whiskey museum that gives a great overview of Prohibition and whiskey producers in Kentucky. There are great artifacts, photos, and bits of information I never knew. (Do YOU know how bootleggers got their name?) It’s free with no limit on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very interesting collection of whiskey artifacts and information. Excellent information on prohibition, Carrie Barton, and how whiskey is made, in what containers, etc. I highly recommend a stop at this museum. Plan to spend 45 minutes to 1 hour here.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Two interesting museums inside Spalding Hall. One describes the history of Bardstown and the other deals with whiskey! Both are interesting.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

A tour of Spalding Hall is encouraged while in Bardstown. The Oscar Getz Museum as well as the Bardstown Historical Museum have so many unusual items that you could easily spend an hour or two in these museums. They are both housed in Spalding Hall,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is a great visit. The building and it's history is cause enough for a visit (built in 1820), but then the two museums are even better. Too much to mention but you have to see the whiskey bottle with a combination lock and a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Great week long event in Bardstown KY. Venders of all KY bourbon distilleries. Food booths and bourbon arts and crafts. Live bands and bourbon tasting!!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Old Seminary/College/High School - and grounds - many historical artifacts about bourbon and related topices - also interesting items on founders of Bardstown and Catholic history

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank cj d
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Old catholic boarding school turned into both a whiskey museum and a local history museum. Great artifacts from the history of the town and tons of historical items related to bourbon. The lovely lady that was there on the Saturday we visited could not have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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