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The National Quilt Museum

215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
+1 270-442-8856
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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. Open 10am to 5pm M-Sa and 1pm to 5pm on Sunday.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
+1 270-442-8856
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic artwork for quilters and non-quilters alike. From traditional patterns to ingenious modern works. You won't be disappointed.

Thank triciae
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum so much! Worth the trip! Some of these quilts are so detailed and beautiful! Helpful staff, nice quiet museum that you can tour at your own pace, the gift shop is reasonable and had some fun things in it!

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The quilts here are beautiful to be sure. But this is less of a museum and more of an art gallery, and is definitely presented as such. I was expecting more of a history of quilting in some display, but did not get that. But...More

Thank aluckart
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like quilts you will like a walk through this museum. These quilts are works of art. You cannot touch them or photograph them but there are some samples to touch and look at.

Thank jseash
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife is a quilter so this place was on her bucket list. As she enjoyed all the quilts I wandered aimlessly. That went on for a while until I came across a full size quilt of an old airplane. It was awesome. I started...More

2  Thank BluegooseTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

When people think of quilts, many different ideas come to mind ~ warmth, bedding, decoration, artistic expression, celebrating an event, even armor. You get a chance to see almost all of that at the National Quilt Museum. From the traditional old favorite quilts to contemporary...More

Thank PhillyTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful work showing a multitude of design styles and assembly. It will not take long to view the entire collection however your perspective will be changed as a result of your time here. Be sure to ask to see the wood quilt as it is...More

Thank ice53_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful quilt art museum.Got to see and study four terrific quilt exhibits of Libby Lehman, Light, miniature and museum collections.We travel 5.5 hours to see this museum as a birthday present and it was totally worth it if you love quilting.There are was also a...More

Thank hillystitcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my wife who is a quilter. I was pleasantly surprised by the art work (Quilts) on display. The work involved as well as the stories behind them were fascinating.

Thank m0er0e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't planning to go here, just happened onto it, and what a treat! I am not a quilter, but you don't have to be to admire the workmanship in these great quilts. We enjoyed this museum and was impressed with the employees and cleanliness of...More

Thank shoobiz
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Ruth S
September 6, 2017|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
I'm a little confused. The National Quilt Museum does not take reservations. Please call us at 270-442-8856, we are happy to help you with your concern.
Ruth S
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Grazewellmyfriend | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. The museum may be able to help.
April 26, 2017|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
We have a truck and RV parking lot on second street behind the museum. As long as there are places available you should be fine. RV's park back there every day.