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Mountain HomePlace

Kentucky Rte 2275, Paintsville, KY 41240
+1 606-297-1850
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A step back in time

They say you can't time travel, but Mountain Homeplace comes close. The park is a working farm, as... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
KentuckyHighlander
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Kentucky
This is a 6 star review

Out of all the tours we've been on on this 2 month road trip this was the best tour. The friendly... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Kyong W
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1850-1875 Living History Farm. "A visit to the Mountain HomePlace is a historical learning experience as well as fun. The Welcome Center contains a Museum Of Appalachian History and a Gift Shop with treasures featuring arts and crafts from the Eastern Kentucky region. We take you back in time to the 1850's and show you life as then."
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20 Oct 2016
“A step back in time”
19 Aug 2016
“This is a 6 star review ”
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Kentucky Rte 2275, Paintsville, KY 41240
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

They say you can't time travel, but Mountain Homeplace comes close. The park is a working farm, as it was in the 1850s. Your tour takes you to the home cabin, the barn, the church, the school, and the blacksmith shop. Our tour guide was...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Out of all the tours we've been on on this 2 month road trip this was the best tour. The friendly Tour Guide gave us a full two hour tour on what life was like back Kentucky in the 1800s. We learned so much. The...More

1  Thank Kyong W
Reviewed 15 August 2016

After seeing other attractions in the region, this is my top recommendation. The collection of buildings and the lifestyle upheld by this self-sustaining farmstead brings to life an era gone-by, and – to boot – the affable people that steward this homeplace will make your...More

1  Thank Cathy_Civy
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a place from the old days it has an old log cabin, old school/church, blacksmith and just a great place to see..

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip! Great tour guide and she was very informative! We were driven around on a golf cart which was so my hair fun! WE LOVED THOS STOP

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Drive up to the location, but door had a closed sign on it. Manager allowed us to peek out head in to see the main floor. Very friendly. Would imagine this is a very enjoyable place to visit in-season.

Thank mnelson825
Reviewed 20 August 2013

I have always loved the Mountain Homeplace. It is truly beautiful and takes you back in time. It is ran mostly by volunteers, and could really use a boost in tourism. It's a awesome experience for kids, with the animals, gardens, and history. Everyone is...More

2  Thank KevinandNicole1
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Gift shop was rather expensive and buildings were all out back and too far for me to walk and no one offered a tour we just looked around and left as we were tired and was getting hot in the afternoon.

1  Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 20 June 2012

We live locally, so we spend alot of time at Paintsville Lake. We got married there. Mountain Homeplace is a beautiful place to go hiking, or observe many of the animals. They sponser a great Haunted Trail for Halloween, and often have plays or concerts...More

2  Thank Dorrenna M
Reviewed 17 May 2012

A working farm from the 1850's that shows how rugged life used to be. Its an amazing look back into time and every visit, you will see or hear something new. Its a very easy foot tour with local parking.

3  Thank medic803
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rhondabug66
What is the fee for the tour? Will this be open in may, 2017?
17 March 2017|
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Response from KentuckyHighlander | Reviewed this property |
I believe the fee is $5. Their page says they are open daily, even now. Tripadvisor guidelines do not allow me to include a website link (which kind of defeats the purpose of asking me to answer your question), so just... More
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