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Spalding Hall

114 N 5th St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1449
+1 800-638-4877
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Great History displays and building itself

Old Seminary/College/High School - and grounds - many historical artifacts about bourbon and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cj d
Carmel, Indiana
History and whiskey in the same visit

Old catholic boarding school turned into both a whiskey museum and a local history museum. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toledo, Ohio
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114 N 5th St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1449
+1 800-638-4877
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Seminary/College/High School - and grounds - many historical artifacts about bourbon and related topices - also interesting items on founders of Bardstown and Catholic history

Thank cj d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old catholic boarding school turned into both a whiskey museum and a local history museum. Great artifacts from the history of the town and tons of historical items related to bourbon. The lovely lady that was there on the Saturday we visited could not have...More

Thank BC4471
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Spaulding Hall now house a local museum and a history of Bourbon museum. Displays are static, to be read, and give you a good background to the area. But it may put most people to sleep. I like history and the price (free), so it...More

Thank Jimdandy322
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I enjoyed wandering the rooms and reading the little historical tidbits included with the artifacts.

Thank Maureen1771
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were looking for more history of the town, but it seemed they had a great collection of bourbon bottles, but not much else.

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 29 October 2016

What treat to see the Oscar Getz Museum collection of bourbon historical artifacts from over fifty years. This museum is attatched to the Bardstown Historical Museum which displays artifacts from over 200 years.

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's free. A wonderful collection of vintage bourbon bottles from Mr. Goetz, for all to see. Bourbon goes back many years, and it's great someone is willing to share their collection for all to enjoy. If you've got an hour or two, it's definitely worth...More

Thank addspice0609
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This building is behind the Cathedral, and there is free parking in the Cathedral parking lot. We only spent an hour here, because 70% of the museum seemed to be about the history of bourbon and the distilling industry locally. But the other 30% was...More

Thank traveling4fun4us
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This trip, we just went through the Oscar Goetz bourbon museum. This has been enlarged since the last time I visited. Great displays of the various distilleries that once dotted the Kentucky landscape. Lots of old bottles, equipment and I enjoyed the old rare advertising....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Attended the bourbon festival in September. The hall is historic, and has that old building smell. Attended the whisky museum, which has some interesting artifacts. The staff was pleasant, and although busy with preparation for the festival, did allows us to take our time in...More

Thank lakemartindoc
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