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“rich history”

The Hunt-Morgan House and Civil War Museum
Ranked #35 of 122 things to do in Lexington
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The former home of General John Hunt Morgan now houses a second-floor Civil War museum.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“rich history”
Reviewed 20 October 2011

I loved the tour. Specifically my genteel tour guide.Picked a perfect day to go because it was rainy and cold so I had the tour by myself. Room devoted to John Hunt Morgan that is informative. Worth the trip if only to see the house he supposedly rode his horse in the front door, kissed his mama, and rode out the back.

Visited October 2011
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Okay Tour”
Reviewed 21 October 2009

We toured this home in June. The tour guide did a good job on giving the history of the family and the home and what it was like to live back during those times. The home itself is not very well maintained and is definately in need of some much needed repairs. Out of the homes we toured in the area, I would rank this on the bottom of the list. We toured the Mary Todd, Ashland and Waveland homes and those were much nicer to look and tour through. If you enjoy touring old homes, this one is okay but not great.

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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Candlelight tour worth the time”
Reviewed 22 December 2003

My husband and I took the candlelight tour of the Hunt-Morgan house during a weekend stay in Lexington. The guide pretends that he is the ghost of the original owner - very neat. The waiting room for the tour had refreshments, coffee, tea, cookies, etc., and the tour itself lasted about hour. Worth the price. Took the time to answer all questions and requests, even if it required going back to different rooms and turning on the lights so specific things could be seen better. Tour ran by a group of people that obviously love this old house and it's history. Definitely a must see for anyone interested in old historical homes.

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