We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum

310 E Broadway St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1566
+1 502-349-0291
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Best Unknown Place

Had a little trouble finding the museums, but they are just two blocks north of the town square... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
johnsI9946UT
,
Penfield, New York
Interesting

This charming museum is worth a visit. If you're a buff you'll appreciate the level of detail and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toni A
,
Lexington, Kentucky
Read all 215 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“both sides” (7 reviews)
“log cabins” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
310 E Broadway St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1566
CONTACT
Website
+1 502-349-0291
Write a Review
Reviews (215)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a little trouble finding the museums, but they are just two blocks north of the town square. Was prepared to be underwhelmed and easily spent an average of an hour and a half at each of the four museum components. The Museum of the...More

Thank johnsI9946UT
Reviewed 1 week ago

This charming museum is worth a visit. If you're a buff you'll appreciate the level of detail and could spend a day there. Even if you aren't, plan on a couple of hours and expect to learn surprising new information about the period. We loved...More

Thank Toni A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a Civil War buff. With that said, if one wants to brush up on every battle I guess this is a good place to visit. The displays were really Old as in the Museums name. This will probably be one of my...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was impressed by all the period artifacts from the time of the war. The museum is well set up and the displays are attractive. I am not a student of the period , but felt the information important. The time was certainly very difficult...More

Thank Hunt4game
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Civil War Museum is absolutely first-rate. At approximately 8,000 square feet, it's huge. In fact, because my wife and I tend to read everything, it took us a good chunk of one day and part of the next to see it all - but...More

Thank Phil1863
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a few different museums within a two block area. we paid for our ticket at the civil war museum which covers that one as well as a separate museum for regarding women in the civil war, another museum regarding American war in general...More

Thank kdpsgumby
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Civil War Museum was the best in detail for the Western Theater of the American Civil War. It continues to evolve and improve. The associated museums expands the opportunities for learning about the civil war, colonial Kentucky and their newest addition covers each war...More

Thank jeffery192
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We decided to visit here since it is titled as the war on the western front. It just keeps going on and on inside. Lots of things I have never seen.

Thank Clarence D
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Old Bardstown Village is a look back at life in the log cabin era of the settling of Kentucky. Very well done as is interesting

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. We learned so much and the exhibits were extremely interesting. To do this justice, plan on spending a few hours as there is quit a bit of reading that gives facts and statistics. Very informative. I would recommend this for...More

Thank AAKPT
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge
504 reviews
.77 km away
Mammy's Kitchen
772 reviews
.46 km away
Hadorn's Bakery
129 reviews
.45 km away
Old Talbott Tavern
992 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History
31 reviews
.72 km away
Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral
66 reviews
.81 km away
Shaq & Coco
22 reviews
.36 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Amy N
23 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from 2acreshak | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly kids under 5 are free. the prices are also on their website
0
Votes
uhillenbrand
4 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
5 years and younger is free. 6-15 is $5. Have fun!
0
Votes