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Address: 217 E 9th St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240-3448
Phone Number: +1 270-887-4270
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well worth a visit

It doesn't have to be a long visit. But to see it for sure. They often do seminars on our local resident son Edgar Cayce. Not to mention the night rider and a cemetary tours... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2016
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Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Nice little museum featuring this region. Not NYC's Natural History Museum but worth the time and admission of the huge amount of $1. Didn't see a handicapped entrance.

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Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

It doesn't have to be a long visit. But to see it for sure. They often do seminars on our local resident son Edgar Cayce. Not to mention the night rider and a cemetary tours. Of course, the Latham Hotel Fire is discussed. Really worth seeing and its in the old post office. Very courteous and smart staff!

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Thank bobkatky
Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Loved the stories from the museum leadership. Hopkinsville has a rich and interesting history. The architecture of the building is marble and stone. A Edgar Casey exhibit. I want to know more about most everything I learned. And children will love the firehouse museum. Thank Janet and Soozy for great stories and bringing history to life.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The museum is in a former post office and there is no real signage. Just look for the big gray building with stone columns and park in the back. I went to this museum because of an episode of Mysteries at the Museum that featured an alien encounter in the area and it seemed like an interesting place to visit.... More 

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Thank MTravi
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The museum proved to be very educational with a wonderful staff and display area. Inexpensive, easy access and educational.

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Thank dblindsay
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I enjoy visiting small town and COUNTY museums. This one is fairly typical except this is where Edgar Cache the "sleeping prophet" is from and the county where the Kelly, KY UFO incident occurred in the 1950s. There are displays/ information on both. I have an interest in such things so I enjoyed the museum. It costs $2 to enter... More 

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Thank EricInSEMO
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

I was touring the town while my husband was doing business all week. I stopped by town information center and found out about the 3 museums. I headed into town and visited the little park down the street until it was time for the museum to open. I walk up to the doors about 9:10 & they were locked. I... More 

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Thank Hilari T
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

The museum has a very nice staff and has some permanent displays about the local area. It is housed in an old post office. The staff bring in many other displays on a rotating basis and host several yearly events. Membership costs very little and is worth it.

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Cadiz, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a small museum but lots of Area historical artifacts and information. I love history and they do satisfy. From Edgar Cayce to the Tobacco Wars which burned down a lot of Hopkinsville. Great little experience.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

I can't decide if there just isn't anything interesting in this corner of the world, or if no one knows how to display it. I was disappointed at how small the Museum was. Items were simply shoved in next to each without much effort or thought, such as the organs to the right just inside the largest room. Displays were... More 

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