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Berea Welcome Center

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautifully Restored Depot

This is a beautifully restored rail depot that is now used as a welcome center for town. The people... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jim B
Grapeview, Washington
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Great spot for Berea College gear and student-made crafts!

On our first return trip to Berea College in many years, we enjoyed the warm greetings and seeing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a beautifully restored rail depot that is now used as a welcome center for town. The people there were very helpful with suggestions of things to see in town while we were there and also provided a history of the depot.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first return trip to Berea College in many years, we enjoyed the warm greetings and seeing students at work making brooms, woven baskets, etc. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DrPhillipMcClure
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I went in looking for local watercolors and the staff directed me to Honeysuckle Vine. They also had displayed some of the artist's work. This is basically a welcome center without many things that represent the area. It has restrooms and brochures, information of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SXMChick
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Smiling faces. Greet you coming and tell you goodbye. Attentive & friendly. Very nice Welcome Center. Clean and several items on display from old train days.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank l0ving2travel
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The welcome center and Artisan Center at this stop was well worth the time and look at all the beautiful artists works displayed and that you could buy

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dixiedog2015
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

These folks go out of their way to be helpful plus it’s a historic old building. Their are plenty of helpful brochures and clean restrooms. Do check out the L&N memorabilia toward the back. There is also plenty of parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

How quaint this welcome center is, built in an old train station. It's worth a stop in, even if you don't need information. They can give you information on the history of Bees, the local area, and special sites and artisan spots you won't want...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jo B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very welcoming! We stopped by on our way through the town. The person behind the counter let us know about the Learn series coming up. Sadly we do not have enough time to do that, but will surely return another year.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank D7419RAcarolynw
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Check out this relic of times gone by and pick up lots of material about things to do and shows to see in the Berea area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chadh130
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Art's Alive! That's the slogan you'll see associated with Berea KY. Most of the art falls into the artisan category--pottery, weaving, quilting, woodoworking. There's a definite Appalachian flair that permeates but doesn't oerwhelm. Park free and enter the visitor's center for guidance to other centers,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TR26
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3 October 2017|
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Response from Marlene M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a huge parking area and I saw buses and motor homes.