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Preservation Station Market And Event Center

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great shopping, great food: perfect little road trip!

Preservation Station is my favorite Owensboro attraction and I make a point to visit frequently... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Owensboro, Kentucky
Surprisingly a pleasure

Looking for something unique this is it. There are so many shops of all things. Some nice antiques... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Evansville, Indiana
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Preservation Station Market and Event Center is a 39,000 fully heated and air-conditioned former elementary school transformed into an antique, unique and vintage country mall with over 60 permanent shops and a beauty salon open daily Tuesday thru...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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9661 State Route 56, The Old West Louisville Elementary School, Owensboro, KY 42301-9321
+1 270-616-7007
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Ten miles west of Owensboro surrounded by fields and rolling countryside is this old elementary school which has been turned into a destination shopping mall filled with everything antique, vintage and shabby chic. If you are looking for something unique and standalone there are literally...More

2  Thank MattW929
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I have always enjoyed visiting Preservation Station. Usually so many interesting and unique items. This trip was disappointing. Ridiculous prices for garage sale quality items at some of the stores. Not a lot of new vendors or items. We also ended up getting snacks for...More

1  Thank connien515
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Preservation Station is my favorite Owensboro attraction and I make a point to visit frequently. This is a spot to plan on spending at least an hour (probably a few hours) to shop as well as extra time to relax in the restaurant. I love...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for something unique this is it. There are so many shops of all things. Some nice antiques & a lot of great wood projects. A lot of boutiques of handmade items soaps, jewelry and clothing. The best was our lunch, bean soup, chicken salad....More

Thank ellie60-1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love to come here and go nice ..... now they have a great restaurant too! The staff are very friendly and helpful during my walk about.

Thank tlane1969
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived early which was great and less crowded! Wonderful booths set in an old elementary school. Great products of all types. Lovely dining area downstairs as well as more vendors. Ample parking. Must see!

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

nice drive out in the county. great restaurant. home cooking, fantastic happy hour! neat little shops to go thru, especially if you like odd things and antiques.

Thank johnmark123
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This building used to be a school for many years. The owners do a very good job keeping new items, seasonal decorations and entertainment. They have recently opened a restaurant, the food is delicious.

Thank Flowertmp
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were visiting from Alabama and stopped in. They have so much history there, from things to buy to the school it’s self! Took a little bit of Kentucky home with me, would go again for sure.

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Every time I visit Preservation Station, I see something new and different. It's a great place if you are looking for a unique gift. The prices aren't too bad either. I haven't tried their restaurant, but it smelled delicious. I love that they found a...More

Thank Craig_Family5
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Took my Mother and Sister to the Market and enjoyed lunch at the new restaurant they have added to the venue. Great Sunday Buffet, want to go back so can order regular menu. Lots of interesting vendors and fun items.

Thank Lateada1
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The booths have a little bit of everything old and nostalgic. Even some with craft items such as wreaths for an excellent price. The nicest surprise was the recently opened restaurant in the basement. Awesome food and old time charm atmosphere. The whole market is...More

Thank JanetIH
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