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Spalding Hall

114 N 5th St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1449
+1 800-638-4877
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Good Museums

Two interesting museums inside Spalding Hall. One describes the history of Bardstown and the other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mhermans1
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Neenah, Wisconsin
Historic buiding with historic artifacts

A tour of Spalding Hall is encouraged while in Bardstown. The Oscar Getz Museum as well as the... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
BluegrassBunny
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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114 N 5th St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1449
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two interesting museums inside Spalding Hall. One describes the history of Bardstown and the other deals with whiskey! Both are interesting.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

A tour of Spalding Hall is encouraged while in Bardstown. The Oscar Getz Museum as well as the Bardstown Historical Museum have so many unusual items that you could easily spend an hour or two in these museums. They are both housed in Spalding Hall,...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is a great visit. The building and it's history is cause enough for a visit (built in 1820), but then the two museums are even better. Too much to mention but you have to see the whiskey bottle with a combination lock and a...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great week long event in Bardstown KY. Venders of all KY bourbon distilleries. Food booths and bourbon arts and crafts. Live bands and bourbon tasting!!

Thank John E
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Old Seminary/College/High School - and grounds - many historical artifacts about bourbon and related topices - also interesting items on founders of Bardstown and Catholic history

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Old catholic boarding school turned into both a whiskey museum and a local history museum. Great artifacts from the history of the town and tons of historical items related to bourbon. The lovely lady that was there on the Saturday we visited could not have...More

Thank BC4471
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Spaulding Hall now house a local museum and a history of Bourbon museum. Displays are static, to be read, and give you a good background to the area. But it may put most people to sleep. I like history and the price (free), so it...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I enjoyed wandering the rooms and reading the little historical tidbits included with the artifacts.

Thank Maureen1771
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were looking for more history of the town, but it seemed they had a great collection of bourbon bottles, but not much else.

Thank Ellen B
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

What treat to see the Oscar Getz Museum collection of bourbon historical artifacts from over fifty years. This museum is attatched to the Bardstown Historical Museum which displays artifacts from over 200 years.

Thank Harold B
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