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The National Quilt Museum

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Address: 215 Jefferson St, I-24 Downtown Loop, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
Phone Number: +1 270-442-8856
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The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that...

The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that exhibits the finest fiber art in the world. In an average year the museum is visited by quilters and art lovers from all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide. Our exhibits rotate throughout the year so they will be different every time you visit. We are a four time TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner. If you enjoy art museum's you will love The National Quilt Museum.

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National Quilt Museum in Paducah

Okay, I "followed" my wife to the museum. I have a few friends who quilt, my wife and I do not. I appreciate the fine skills needed to make these quilts. I cannot tell how well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jerry F
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, I "followed" my wife to the museum. I have a few friends who quilt, my wife and I do not. I appreciate the fine skills needed to make these quilts. I cannot tell how well made a quilt is, but the artistic nature of the quilts being shown were certainly worth going and seeing them. I recommend visiting whatever... More 

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Thank Jerry F
Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the National Quilt Museum at least twice a year. They rotate their exhibits often so there are always new quilts on display. It is really an art museum with works done by very skillful seamstresses. Bring your camera and plan on at least an hour or so to read the artist statements. It is worth the price of... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quilt museum has an ever changing display of different textile artworks, but my favorite is the traditional quilt. A must see when visiting Paducah, Kentucky. Busy times include Quilt Week in mid April, so visiting is more difficult.

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Thank maloumb
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and her friend really enjoyed a couple of hours here. Three sections: Antique Restored Quilts, Manhattan Quilters, and quilts owned by the museum. I thought it would be have a larger of quilts on exhibit. Worth the stop.

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Thank Dean S
Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went to the quilt museum because neither of us know anything about quilting, but we can appreciate the art form. It's a pretty large space with tons of quilts with guides on how each was made, what it's made from and the artist's info. I can't imagine the time and effort that it took to make... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a testament to the skills of dedicated people (yes, men do quilt) who spend months creating these works of art. Allow 2 hours and be prepared to have sore feet! Hubby enjoyed it as much as I did. Definitely a MUST do museum.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Viewing all of the exquisite quilts was definitely worth the price of admission. If you are blessed enough to visit, be sure to look for the quilt that was carved from wood. It might be harder to spot than you think...

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Thank blines58
Republic, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't have to be a quilter to enjoy the history and the TRUE art that you will see here🌟. Great display and variety. Don't miss this gem.

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New Auburn, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum with awesome quilts. Many different categories, even a children's area where different ages had quilts to view. Even my husband enjoyed looking at the quilts!

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Grinnell, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I am an art quilter myself and really did enjoy the amazing work on display. I was very pleased at the quality of the art and choice of quilts on display. My "but" may be a bit unusual as it might be just me. I did not ask for a tour, I did not want a guide. I am quite... More 

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