We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

My Old Kentucky Home

501 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2205
+1 502-348-3502
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Best tour guide ever

Wesley provided the tour of the mansion at My Old Ky Home. Amazingly engaging, knowledgeable and a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vicki N
via mobile
Charm and Grace

Situated in a quaint town with lots of charm and grace surrounding it. Named of course after Steven... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dougcundall
,
Barrie, Canada
Read all 355 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
My Old Kentucky Home is one of the most famous songs to have ever been written, but it is also the name of a hallowed and beautiful Kentucky farm with many rich layers of history waiting to be explored and experienced. My Old Kentucky Home is a marvel of elegance and charm, as architecturally magnificent today as it was more than two centuries ago. Your guided house by our costumed guides spans two floors of the mansion, originally named "Federal Hill." On select days, our talented guides will sing the song, "My Old Kentucky Home," for tour guests. See 170 year old antique artifacts including paintings, high-style furniture, lavish period decor, and the carefully curated interiors of Kentucky's most famous landmark.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“federal hill” (31 reviews)
“golf course” (18 reviews)
“house tour” (11 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
501 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2205
CONTACT
Website
+1 502-348-3502
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (355)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wesley provided the tour of the mansion at My Old Ky Home. Amazingly engaging, knowledgeable and a great singer! I am usually easily bored but he made this 45 minute tour a journey not a stuffy history lesson.

Thank Vicki N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in a quaint town with lots of charm and grace surrounding it. Named of course after Steven Foster of song writing fame.

Thank dougcundall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The course was in very good shape. Trees for shade on several holes, the golf cart worked well and the pace of play was steady and even. Very reasonable price and would be a good course for all skill levels.

Thank sanantonio18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was prepared for this to be a boring house tour but I was greatly surprised. Our guide Lynell did a great job of pointing out all the interesting artifacts with knowledge and humor and the furnishings in the home themselves were very interesting. Toward...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The state park tour is certainly worthwhile. I was happy with both of our guides. The house itself holds many treasures. I felt the tour provided an honest view of the plantation system period of our country's history. I really enjoyed seeing sugar cones especially...More

1  Thank Hunt4game
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in today to visit. Beautiful grounds and friendly staff!! Excellent job guys!!! Always nice to meet fellow state employees!!!

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at My Old Kentucky Home on our way through Bardstown on the bourbon trail. We took the guided tour of the home. It took about 45 minutes to go through the home, but I think it was worthwhile. Our tour guide was very...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 19 August 2017

An hour tour can give an interesting perspective on the history of the Bardstown Area and one of the early prominent families. The tour guides were excellent - easy to talk to and very well informed on every aspect of this home. These guides were...More

Thank jeffery192
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We passed this on our way to some of the local distilleries and decided to stop when we had some time. We only took the outdoor tour for $3 and got access to walk the grounds. It was such a nice day and we strolled...More

Thank hollymatic
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a great round here one afternoon. Played unrushed. Had the place nearly to ourselves save for a few of the locals (squirrels, ducks, woodchucks, deer).

Thank earych44
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge
503 reviews
1.37 km away
Mammy's Kitchen
770 reviews
.98 km away
Hadorn's Bakery
129 reviews
1.05 km away
Old Talbott Tavern
991 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum
215 reviews
.67 km away
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History
31 reviews
1.28 km away
Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral
66 reviews
1.38 km away
Shaq & Coco
22 reviews
.91 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kentuckyshellybean
9 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from monicahess | Reviewed this property |
Yes...take your time and visit them all. Kentucky has a lot to offer...not just bourbon, but that's a good start.
1
Vote
Theresa C
27 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from MOKH_PR | Property representative |
No reservations are needed for daily tours. Special events (not exhibits) usually require advanced purchases.
0
Votes
Linda H
22 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ERAvan | Reviewed this property |
Down the street, but not within walking distance.
0
Votes