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Hardin County History Museum

201 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1576
+1 270-763-8339
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very good for a small town museum

We've been to many small town/county museums and I usually walk out unimpressed. This one was much... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
cheryl h
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Durham, North Carolina
Free and worth a visit.

If you are a history buff then seeing a local museum for free seems to be a good bet. Granted some... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
jgbtravels
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Louisville, KY
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“general store” (8 reviews)
“lincoln room” (2 reviews)
“small town” (3 reviews)
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201 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1576
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+1 270-763-8339
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

We've been to many small town/county museums and I usually walk out unimpressed. This one was much better. The did a very good job on their exhibits to where you didn't have to stand around reading everything. They had some very nice visual exhibits (my...More

Thank cheryl h
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

If you are a history buff then seeing a local museum for free seems to be a good bet. Granted some of the stuff is on the dusty and less than attractive side. However, there are some Civil War items that are unusual such as...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

As a History Major, I enjoyed the museum thoroughly. Items go back to the early settlements in the immediate area. Truly a must see.

1  Thank kodiak72
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

It is difficult to park and the access isn't easy for wheelchairs or walkers. Without being insulting, I would simply say that there isn't enough at this museum to motivate many visitors to it.

Thank Robert P
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Elizabethtown is a small town, so I didn't think the history museum would be very big. But it has a lot of exhibits and was actually a lot more interesting than I thought it was going to be.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

the history museum was amazing. And a great museum........I like the history stuff was awesomeness...thank you, Zachari

Thank Zac C
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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

The place is full of history. Went with a friend and our kids, 2 each. Even the kids loved it. You could easily spend hours looking at everything.

1  Thank KentuckyJen
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

Everyone was so helpful in finding genealogy treasures. Amazing journey through time with the museum. A must see. And the Lincoln room was so nice.

1  Thank snowclown1
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

We traveled to Hardin County to learn about our family history and trace our ancestors. This museum was a total gold mine of the local history. It is very well done and worth a visit if you want to learn about the area. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Sheryl S
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

If you enjoy local history, this free museum is an excellent way to get to know the community. Local volunteers will be glad to share.

1  Thank Scottkimn N
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