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Address: 217 E 9th St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240-3448
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+1 270-887-4270

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Lots of things to see and read about. They were having a quilt exhibit and they were beautiful. I just wish the lighting was better. Very dark and hard to read about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penny F
Fayetteville, Georgia
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Fayetteville, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of things to see and read about. They were having a quilt exhibit and they were beautiful. I just wish the lighting was better. Very dark and hard to read about the quilts. No tour guide. Fun day

1 Thank Penny F
Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Nice little museum featuring this region. Not NYC's Natural History Museum but worth the time and admission of the huge amount of $1. Didn't see a handicapped entrance.

Thank PoodleGuy
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It doesn't have to be a long visit. But to see it for sure. They often do seminars on our local resident son Edgar Cayce. Not to mention the night rider and a cemetary tours. Of course, the Latham Hotel Fire is discussed. Really worth seeing and its in the old post office. Very courteous and smart staff!

Thank bobkatky
Cookeville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Loved the stories from the museum leadership. Hopkinsville has a rich and interesting history. The architecture of the building is marble and stone. A Edgar Casey exhibit. I want to know more about most everything I learned. And children will love the firehouse museum. Thank Janet and Soozy for great stories and bringing history to life.

Thank Karla C
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The museum is in a former post office and there is no real signage. Just look for the big gray building with stone columns and park in the back. I went to this museum because of an episode of Mysteries at the Museum that featured an alien encounter in the area and it seemed like an interesting place to visit.... More 

Thank MTravi
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The museum proved to be very educational with a wonderful staff and display area. Inexpensive, easy access and educational.

Thank dblindsay
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I enjoy visiting small town and COUNTY museums. This one is fairly typical except this is where Edgar Cache the "sleeping prophet" is from and the county where the Kelly, KY UFO incident occurred in the 1950s. There are displays/ information on both. I have an interest in such things so I enjoyed the museum. It costs $2 to enter... More 

Thank EricInSEMO
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

I was touring the town while my husband was doing business all week. I stopped by town information center and found out about the 3 museums. I headed into town and visited the little park down the street until it was time for the museum to open. I walk up to the doors about 9:10 & they were locked. I... More 

Thank Hilari T
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The museum has a very nice staff and has some permanent displays about the local area. It is housed in an old post office. The staff bring in many other displays on a rotating basis and host several yearly events. Membership costs very little and is worth it.

2 Thank Richard H
Cadiz, Kentucky, United States
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40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a small museum but lots of Area historical artifacts and information. I love history and they do satisfy. From Edgar Cayce to the Tobacco Wars which burned down a lot of Hopkinsville. Great little experience.

2 Thank Jerri C

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