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U. S. 23 Country Music Highway Museum

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Address: 100 Stave Branch Road, Paintsville, KY
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+1 606-297-1469

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The girlfriend wanted to visit here. So we drove here from northern Kentucky. the museum was very nice. The staff was nice too. The drive was fun too.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

The girlfriend wanted to visit here. So we drove here from northern Kentucky. the museum was very nice. The staff was nice too. The drive was fun too.

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1 Thank krgr3
Beaufort, Slo Country
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312 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Since we planned to drive from Ashland to Paintsville on the Country Music Highway, it seemed like a good idea to stop at this tiny museum next to the tourist office in Paintsville where we got directions to Loretta Lynn’s place in Butcher Holler. There wasn’t much to see on the Highway (Rt 23) which was a disappointment, so this... More 

1 Thank joeyeatsout
Preston, Maryland
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A small but very delightful museum. Memorabilia from famous country music artists that are from the area. Small entrance fee of $4 - was money well spent. Pleasant staff and extremely clean and tidy. Sorry we did not visit on Thursday. A local waitress said the live musical performances on Thursday are wonderful.

1 Thank meanymer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Thank you Jeremiah! Our host and guide through the exhibit. For a small fee we were able to see quite a bit if memorabilia from all the local county artists in the area including Chris Stapleton. We saw a great interview with Loretta Lynn about the making of Coal Miners Daughter. Loved it very much. Jeremiah was so kind and... More 

1 Thank Karen S
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

very interesting every Thursday evening 7p.m. different groups preform live mostly older country music lots of dancing locals get visitors to dance with them. Museum also interesting with stars that live(d) in that area featured.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a small and fun museum. We felt the entry fee was worth it, even if you only casually like country music. We watched the Loretta Lynn movie, this helped us get excited to drive to her birthplace.

1 Thank celrae2015
Ontario, Canada
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

First we did the museum tour in the afternoon with a wonderful lady; believe her name was Joanne. The tour was quite good but my favourite part was the video clip with Loretta Lynn -- what a remarkable lady! In the evening, we returned for their Thursday night "Front Porch Pickin" at 7 pm; $3 a person and well worth... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Some information about artists that we knew and some we didn't. Joanne made the who trip worth while as she was willing to share information and stories about the museum/artists that you wouldn't read on your own. No doubt they will outgrow this place in no time. Nice gift shop.

1 Thank Bountiful-IA
South Haven, Michigan, United States
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Really interesting the artists that come from this area. Didn't realize Chris Stapleton wrote for so many Grammy Award winners and songs we all know.Staff was super helpful and encouraged us to stay overnight. But was moving on.

1 Thank Jacquelyn C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

Perfect place to visit if you are a country music fan. Neat gift shop with unique items. Open daily.

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