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Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum

631 Kentucky Ave, Paducah, KY 42003-1725
+1 270-575-5477
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Great Tour

The old Tilghman House A lot of interesting information from the Civil War Era. I was interested... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
xraypeggy
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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Treasure of Civil War History

Wonderful tour from Mr. Baxter who rushed over from a talk he had given to give us a private tour... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
935LindaB935
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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631 Kentucky Ave, Paducah, KY 42003-1725
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old Tilghman House A lot of interesting information from the Civil War Era. I was interested in the old Bible that was on display. The people who were there the day we were there were very knowledgeable. It is a hidden treasure so look...More

Thank xraypeggy
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful tour from Mr. Baxter who rushed over from a talk he had given to give us a private tour. He has a font of knowledge to share and was a Southern gentleman through and through. Go upstairs ladies, they are just starting to furnish...More

1  Thank 935LindaB935
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

A small museum housing some interesting artefacts from the Civil War era. Most of it downstairs - the upstairs is hardly worth the effort as it is just a jumble of old bedroom furniture bearing little relationship to the former owner of the property. Informative...More

Thank Geoff W
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lots of information about General Lloyd Tilghman. The house is the original house he lived in before he set off to war. Great artifacts and tour.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We visited a lot of museaum on a 21 day trip on the American Queen down the Mississippi. I rate this number one. Wheelchair access via back door. Docents fabulous. Allowed to tough things like a civil was rifle! We spend two hours and could...More

1  Thank BrinksLawFirm
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very good docents telling about Civil war history in this period home. Lots of civil war information and artifacts. You can touch things, hold weapons,, take photos, etc. a must see if you are in Paducah.

1  Thank Vikki K
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in civil war history, you will really enjoy this house. General Loyd Tilghman lived in this house. The director of the house is an expert on civil war and will explain all the exhibits. You park right by the house, so...More

1  Thank Julia L
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. The owner was great, very knowledgeable on the civil war and Paduka 's history. Learned a lot about this areas importance during the civil war. This place is definitely worth a walk through when in the area. I am so...More

2  Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lloyd Tilghman rented the house while employed in Paducah prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. The museum was one of the highlights of my vacation due to the gentleman who runs the museum. He was very engaging and had a wealth of information...More

1  Thank reviewerG1826JF
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is a nice home with lots of Civil War relics and information, not solely about Lloyd Tilghman. The lady working at the house was very friendly and informative. The information doesn't seem to be in a particular order, but random collections of stories of...More

Thank Keeton W
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Response from rworden | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain but I think so. Some places are closed on Mondays. However, the manager Bill Baxter will set up a time if you call ahead. 270-575-5477 He is extremely knowledgeable and will gladly provide you an opportunity.
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Response from Donna L | Reviewed this property |
Here's what I found on the web. Museum hours: Friday 12:30 - 4:00 PM Saturday 10 AM - 4:00 PM $1.50 adults, children under 12 free. Location and contact: Tilghman Heritage Center 631 Kentucky Avenue Paducah, Kentucky... More
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