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The National Quilt Museum

215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
+1 270-442-8856
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The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that exhibits the finest fiber art in the world. In an average year, the museum is visited by quilters and art lovers from all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide. Our exhibits rotate throughout the year so they will be different every time you visit. We are a four time TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner. If you enjoy art museum's you will love The National Quilt Museum. Open 10am to 5pm M-Sa and 1pm to 5pm on Sunday.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (111 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my trip to the Quilt Museum. All of the quilts have information cards on the wall that you can read for information about each one. Plan a leisurely half day to walk around and take full advantage of your time there. There...More

Thank Thisisit45
Reviewed 1 week ago

All three of us--couple and adult son--thoroughly enjoyed this fine museum, even though my wife is the one most interested in quilts. Beautiful, well organized, appealing.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All contemporary quilts - earliest 1989. I was expecting classic quilts, but found the most fantastic modern take on quilts. So many techniques I've never seen before. Quilting is expressed as an art form.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is about art first, then quilts. Appeals to anyone who appreciates art. No photography allowed, which was certainly understandable, but sad for my photo album, since this was a highlight of my trip. It's a beautiful gallery. There are docents here and there who...More

Thank retiredJB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife has done some quilts. It was interesting to see the quilts as pieces of art. The front desk and gallery staff were not overly friendly however. Seniors tickets were $10 a piece not $11. They have two special exhibits going on beside the...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful works of art with a wide range of creative designs. I loved the three competition quilts! So much detail. But such a variety of storytelling in each piece also. Get the tour guide. It’s definitely worth the extra dollar.

Thank MommaPreacher
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a quilter and found this very amazing. The traveling quilt exhibition is very interesting both in content and style. They have many quilts from all over the world and some of the top quilts ever made. I do still like to sew but...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I’m a quilter...or I thought I was until I saw the quilts here!!! They were amazing !! Very friendly staff!!

Thank Joann K
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were impressed with displays and quality of the quilts. The workmanship was outstanding. Very impressive. Recommend you visit

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

If you ever get to Paducah, you have got to visit this place. Great from A to Z. The building is a great modern display space. Friendly staff and the quilts are arranged in a very well organized display. The lighting and presentation are great....More

Thank Christopher M
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Ruth S
6 September 2017|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
I'm a little confused. The National Quilt Museum does not take reservations. Please call us at 270-442-8856, we are happy to help you with your concern.
Ruth S
6 September 2017|
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Response from Grazewellmyfriend | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. The museum may be able to help.
27 April 2017|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
We have a truck and RV parking lot on second street behind the museum. As long as there are places available you should be fine. RV's park back there every day.