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John James Audubon Museum

3100 US Highway 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420-2055
+1 270-826-2247
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Nice park, museum.

We decided to stop as we try to see most of the state parks of KY. We found this park and hiking... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
kwerner27
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Great life story of JJA and classic CCC workmanship

Very well done museum telling Audobons life story mixed in with his drawings and family artifacts... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Nellie858
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“nature center” (8 reviews)
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3100 US Highway 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420-2055
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop as we try to see most of the state parks of KY. We found this park and hiking trails very nice. It was nice to see the Boy Scout Eagle Scout projects through out the park. Wonderful bridges, steps and repairs...More

Thank kwerner27
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Very well done museum telling Audobons life story mixed in with his drawings and family artifacts. Really got a good sense of the person and his struggles and virtues as well as his shortcomings. The buildings from 1930s were worth the visit as well. Did...More

Thank Nellie858
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The museum is full of drawings by john James Audubon he was a very good person who did lovely drawings of the birds

Thank kyokiegirl62
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you are a birder, you MUST visit this place! John James Audubon is an amazing person and his artwork is unbelievable...so beautiful! Take time to do the AUDUBON SCULPTURE WALKING TOUR...it's like a little scavenger hunt thru the town to find different sculptures done...More

Thank autumnsgma
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Henderson just south of Evansville IN flourishes as a key crossroad in eastern Middle West. Unexpectedly I found this privately-supported museum in the state park of the same name. Around 1918 a local art-lover and birder Susan Towles single-handedly collected Audubon's artworks from his heirs...More

Thank tomcut56
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very interesting and informative display of the life and history of John James Audubon. Been there three times and have enjoyed each visit greatly !

1  Thank Alan T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The park has a ton of hiking trails, cabins for rent, a fishing/boating lake and a golf course. The museum houses the history of John James Audubon, including some of his famous bird paintings. I visit regularly and have always found all of the staff...More

Thank TurboTraveler23
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The grounds and buildings are fabulous. A wonderful unexpected stop on our travels. Beautiful exhibits and lots of history. A bird observation room with live sound from outside .Interactive education center and a very good short explanatory video. Walking paths for all abilities.

Thank 269beverlye
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the camping, the museum not as great as expected. I thought the nature area would be bigger but I did see racoons, a fox, squirrels and a few different birds. I thought I might see more birds on this trip. Grab the brochure with...More

Thank Lkmann
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a gem in an unremarkable town. We started each day of our 3 day visit with a beautiful hike through the woods. The trails don't have trail blazes but preserve on it is worth it.

Thank 193Dee
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