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Liberty Hall Historic Site

Closed Now: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Wonderful experience

The tour was very interesting and informative. It was well worth the time. Tied the visit to see... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
l0ldham
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Henderson, Tennessee
Interesting House, Detailed Tour

If you like colonial-era houses with lots of history, this Brown family home is great. It's... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Virginia A
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Liberty Hall Historic Site was the home of one of Kentucky's most important families. The site contains two houses: Liberty Hall (1796) built by John Brown, one of Kentucky's first United States Senator and the Orlando Brown House (1835), designed...more
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218 Wilkinson St, Frankfort, KY 40601-1826
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The tour was very interesting and informative. It was well worth the time. Tied the visit to see the Daniel Boone gravesite.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank l0ldham
libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dear loldham, Thanks so much for the review. We are glad you stopped in for a visit! Please come again next time you are in the neighborhood! Julienne Foster Executive Director, LHHS

Reviewed October 4, 2018

If you like colonial-era houses with lots of history, this Brown family home is great. It's beautifully kept with mostly original furnishings and the guide told lots of interesting details about the family's place in KY history. There are actually 2 houses side-by-side to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hi Virginia A, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the tour of both houses and walking in our gardens. Please visit us again soon. Sincerely, Julienne Foster, Executive Director

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Wonderful old home full of local history and history of Kentucky. We were scheduled to take a tour of the Kentucky River also but due to high water and incoming storms the river tour was cancelled and we were sent vouchers to be used anytime...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Hello Lynn, Thank you for taking a few minutes to post a review and for being so understanding about weather threat. We understand how disappointing it was to have the change in plans, but are so glad you stayed for the house tour & lunch!...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The history of the house is very interesting. Lunch was spectacular. Enjoyed speaking with the guides. Disappointed by the weather causing the boat to be cancelled but you can't mess with mother nature. Thanks!!More

Date of experience: September 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Hi Debbie, Thank you for the nice review and for being understanding about the weather/boat. Hopefully you have received your voucher from Rockin' Thunder via email. Let us know if you encounter any issues with rescheduling. We appreciated the opportunity to have you as our...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

There is so much history in Frankfort, and this gem should not be missed. They do a great job with the tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear Sally S, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in Frankfort and that you made visiting our museum site part of your stay. Sincerely, Julienne Foster Executive DIrector

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Julia, was excellent, very knowledgable and thoroughly informative. My Mom and Dad are in their 80s, and we all enjoyed the historical education.

Date of experience: July 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Thank you for taking time to post a review. We are so glad your family enjoyed the visit and tour with Julia! Sincerely, Julienne Foster

Reviewed July 20, 2018

We have toured numerous historic 18th and 19th century houses and buildings throughout the country. Very few are in this fine condition. Fewer still are so well documented and have as many original furnishings remaining. Docent well very knowledgeable, super friendly, and able to answer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Dear Rocketeer77, Thank you for such a glowing review! Coming from someone who frequently tours historic sites, we take it as a high complement. We try very hard to be factual in our tours and educational programs. Thank you for noticing and for noticing the...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The tour guide and staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. This is a must see for anyone interested in early American history. Very well preserved historical artifacts and documents. Beautiful gardens. Plus a few ghost stories. I had no idea about the history of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Dear Di B, We are happy to hear that your group of mixed ages enjoyed our tour. The ghost story, which dates back to the 1800s, usually appeals to everyone (even those not interested in history)! Thank you for leaving a review. Julienne Foster Executive...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I live in Lexington, about an hour away from Frankfort, and have been to Liberty Hall several times for special events. The tour is exceptional- staff and volunteers so friendly and knowledgeable. They obviously enjoy their jobs and love showing off this amazing site of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Hello Rudisil, Thank you so much for your kind review. We do love our jobs and love hearing about how you spent your day in Frankfort. A visit to our site is a wonderful addition to any tour plans and as you mentioned, we are...More

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Toured this wonderfully maintained home of an important "founding family" of Kentucky, John & Margaretta Brown. Our friendly guide, Becky, gave a very touching, but realistic account of the influential family and the home in which they lived. We have been on many historic home...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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libertyhall, Manager at Liberty Hall Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review. We love being mentioned in the same paragraph as Mount Vernon and Monticello--especially when we can offer something they can't! We pride ourselves on being able to let our guest's needs determine...More

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