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The National Quilt Museum

215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
+1 270-442-8856
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The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that exhibits the finest fiber art in the world. In an average year, the museum is visited by quilters and art lovers from all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide. Our exhibits rotate throughout the year so they will be different every time you visit. We are a four time TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner. If you enjoy art museum's you will love The National Quilt Museum. Open 10am to 5pm M-Sa and 1pm to 5pm on Sunday.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
+1 270-442-8856
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all a confession... I've never really been that excited about museums. Since I am a quilter I decided to give it a try. It was awesome. The volunteers did a great job of telling the story of how the museum came to be....More

1  Thank fun2look
Reviewed 3 days ago

Some really breathtaking quilts very nice and knowledgeable staff would love to go again the next time I'm in the US.

Thank Vienna0
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just a nice way for four of us girls (sisters/cousins) to spend time together. It was a very hot Saturday and the museum was cool and not as busy as I expected. The volunteers were very helpful and knowledgeable. It was interesting to see the...More

1  Thank charlottejayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exactly what we expected and the staff was informative. One of us was into quilts, the rest of us were not. Still a good stop.

Thank RedHornet72653
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me begin by telling you what this museum is not. It is not a history of quilts, it does not tell you that quilting began in England and came to America and it does not tell you of the traditions of quilts. There are...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago

i am a quilter, but after visiting the museum I was quite humbled by the unbelievable talent on display. It was so beautiful and creative and awe-inspiring. It was difficult to not be able to touch the displays, but totally understandable. Go, and then go...More

Thank treslynn99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were spending a night in Paducah, KY and had time to visit the National Quilt Museum. Located in historic Paducah near the banks of the Ohio River, the quilt museum is wonderful! We spent an entire morning browsing through an awesome...More

Thank rachelfQ9649DK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Allow two to three hors to go through it. Well worth the cost of admission. Quilts show different details in each one. There was hand quilted and machine quilted quilts on display. Ample parking and walking distance to restaurants.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether or not you are a quilter, you will enjoy this museum. They are absolutely beautiful works of art. When we visited they had a special exhibit of Pat Durbin's quilts & they were AMAZING! Definitely worth the stop!!

Thank JessPem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no way to put into words the pieces of art that fill this museum. There are traditional quilts, modern pieces, historical pieces, etc. But, each piece is exquisite and unique. Men and women will both enjoy the great exhibits.

Thank ggerskine
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26 April 2017|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
We have a truck and RV parking lot on second street behind the museum. As long as there are places available you should be fine. RV's park back there every day.
Hans T
23 April 2017|
Response from frank b | Property representative |
The National Quilt Museum is open 10am to 5pm on July 4th.
17 October 2016|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
The average persons spends between an hour and an hour and a half at the museum.