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The National Quilt Museum

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Address: 215 Jefferson St, I-24 Downtown Loop, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
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+1 270-442-8856
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that...

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.

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A Must See!

Any quilter would be thrilled to have the pleasure of enjoying the exhitibits at this museum! We took the guided tour and our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We had a lovely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 July 2016
ib2qtpie
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Sebastian, Florida
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Sebastian, Florida
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Any quilter would be thrilled to have the pleasure of enjoying the exhitibits at this museum! We took the guided tour and our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We had a lovely morning and appreciated the quilted artwork presented.

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Joshua, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Not much to say as most of the reviews have already said it. The Museum is phenomenal. The layout is simple and the quilts speak for themselves. I got in on the last half of a tour and it was so entertaining and informative. This has been on my bucket list since I started quilting, but any art lover would... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Best art we've seen anywhere and we've done DC, Paris, etc. just amazing. Years of handwork goes into these museum pieces. When we were in the room with hr wooden quilt we asked to see it.. And it was what we were looking at, wow.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I visited the National Quilt Museum with my visiting sister who is a fine seamstress. Being male, I was prepared to be bored. To my surprise, I was absorbed by the sheer beauty of the quilts and the creativity of the artists who had created these works of art. I can not imagine the many hours of work put into... More 

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Rineyville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful time and great impromptu toto lesson from Martha Stewart! Loved it! And the wooden quit was simply AMAZING!! Do wish they had on onsite cafe

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

A bit expensive...no military discounts...such a shame, but beautiful work. We paid extra to have a guide...don't paid the extra price

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The quilts on display demonstrate amazing creativity and skill. Anyone interested in art needs to visit this museum and budget at least 3 hours to enjoy three textiles.

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Wilkesboro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

The guided tour was great. Told about the history of the museum and gave details about the various quilts in the main section. There were two more rooms of quilts to tour as well. Be sure to give yourself at least two hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Understated form of art. This had a pretty great variety of substance considering how small the museum is. Unfortunately, taking pictures is not allowed, but it is understandable when you see the work. Even if you are not into quilting, it is hard not to enjoy what these people made.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I have always wanted to visit this museum but usually my stops in Paducah were too brief to allow it. Finally! Hundreds of amazing quilts very nicely displayed!

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