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Hardin County History Museum

201 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1576
+1 270-763-8339
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amazing museum

the history museum was amazing. And a great museum........I like the history stuff was... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Zac C
A History lovers must

The place is full of history. Went with a friend and our kids, 2 each. Even the kids loved it. You... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
KentuckyJen
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
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“post office” (2 reviews)
“lincoln room” (2 reviews)
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201 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1576
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 22 June 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
Reviewed 6 June 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
Reviewed 22 May 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 SherylHouston_TX
Reviewed 3 January 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
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I grew. Up in this area and had not Been to the Museum previously. Well worth my time and exhibits are very interesting.

2  Thank Earl L
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a lovely little gem in Elizabethtown! I believe that it is often overlooked! It is a small museum and has some odd hours, but it is free (donations only) and has a variety of interesting items in it! While it is not exactly...More

1  Thank abbott77
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Housed in an old 1930 vintage post office. A large number of interesting items with an informed staff. Lots of Early Kentucky and Elizabethtown items. A must visit if you are interested in local history. It is free but if you visit drop something in...More

2  Thank vatoro
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Hardin County History Museum is an amazing place to visit! Be sure to stop in and take in the knowledge!

2  Thank AmberG03
Reviewed 8 July 2016

A wonderful, cozy place with in-depth historical and genealogical information gems, some available to copy and some to purchase. Staff are knowledgeable, supportive, and most creative in helping you to find the history you seek. Much of this information is not digitized, so visiting this...More

2  Thank Marilyn G
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