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John James Audubon Museum

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A Hidden Gem

Located just off of Highway 41 in Henderson, KY is the John J Audubon Museum and State Park. This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Unexpected gem

We were blown away by this museum. We had no idea they would have so many originals by Audubon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ashley E
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3100 US Highway 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420-2055
+1 270-826-2247
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located just off of Highway 41 in Henderson, KY is the John J Audubon Museum and State Park. This is a beautiful area with a lovely park, multiple walking/running trails, a boat ramp, picnic areas, and a museum. The highlight for me was the museum...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were blown away by this museum. We had no idea they would have so many originals by Audubon. They even have a photo of Audubon taken by Mathew Brady. There are two fantastic movies to watch about Audubon’s life and the formation of the...More

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This museum, located in a state park, features the life of Audubon who lived in Henderson with his family for several years. I suggest reading a bit about him before visiting to have a greater appreciation of what you see. Or be sure to watch...More

Thank journalmytrips
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I was with a tour group. We got an excellent tour but I didn't get to see the movie. There was a naturalist with an owl that I enjoyed. I did not know much about Audubon so enjoyed learning about his life and seeing some...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Having read about Audubon and growing up in Kentucky, I thought I was pretty familiar with his story. Visiting the museum recently and taking an excellent tour given by the museum’s intern, I realized that there was a lot I didn’t know. There are numerous...More

Thank smithatnt
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I visited the John Audubon Museum and park on the north side of Henderson, KY several times now and it's really a wonderful place to relax, walk on their hiking/walking trails or just browse thru their lovely museum. They have a gift shop in the...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My wife and I spent the weekend with family in Henderson for the races. We stayed over Sunday night and stopped in to the Audubon Museum Monday morning. On Monday the museum is free and on all days the trails are free. They have a...More

2  Thank Mike7797
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The building the museum is housed in is beautiful. The museum has a fee, but the rest of the exhibits are free. There are many trails of varying degree of difficulty. The scenery is beautiful. Several of the trails were not toddler friendly, becaus of...More

1  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Hiking trails are great, from short little ones to long hikes. Lots of wildlife to see from birds to deer.

Thank TaxmanEA
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We had a small meeting downstairs in the museum, very nice facility for about 50 folks. Some of us stayed the night in the cabins. They are nice and PEACEFUL!!

Thank Phil M
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Elizabeth Y
24 May 2018|
Response from kandy4878 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call the Park at (270) 826-2247 as I don't know the answer.