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Hardin County History Museum

201 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1576
+1 270-763-8339
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Former Library Is An Historic Building but ----

It is difficult to park and the access isn't easy for wheelchairs or walkers. Without being... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert P
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Better than I thought it was going to be

Elizabethtown is a small town, so I didn't think the history museum would be very big. But it has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dbhornback
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“post office” (2 reviews)
“lincoln room” (2 reviews)
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201 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1576
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is difficult to park and the access isn't easy for wheelchairs or walkers. Without being insulting, I would simply say that there isn't enough at this museum to motivate many visitors to it.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elizabethtown is a small town, so I didn't think the history museum would be very big. But it has a lot of exhibits and was actually a lot more interesting than I thought it was going to be.

Thank dbhornback
Reviewed 6 September 2017

the history museum was amazing. And a great museum........I like the history stuff was awesomeness...thank you, Zachari

Thank Zac C
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The place is full of history. Went with a friend and our kids, 2 each. Even the kids loved it. You could easily spend hours looking at everything.

1  Thank KentuckyJen
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Everyone was so helpful in finding genealogy treasures. Amazing journey through time with the museum. A must see. And the Lincoln room was so nice.

1  Thank snowclown1
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We traveled to Hardin County to learn about our family history and trace our ancestors. This museum was a total gold mine of the local history. It is very well done and worth a visit if you want to learn about the area. Highly recommend.

1  Thank SherylHouston_TX
Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you enjoy local history, this free museum is an excellent way to get to know the community. Local volunteers will be glad to share.

1  Thank Scottkimn N
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I grew. Up in this area and had not Been to the Museum previously. Well worth my time and exhibits are very interesting.

2  Thank Earl L
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a lovely little gem in Elizabethtown! I believe that it is often overlooked! It is a small museum and has some odd hours, but it is free (donations only) and has a variety of interesting items in it! While it is not exactly...More

1  Thank abbott77
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Housed in an old 1930 vintage post office. A large number of interesting items with an informed staff. Lots of Early Kentucky and Elizabethtown items. A must visit if you are interested in local history. It is free but if you visit drop something in...More

2  Thank vatoro
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