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Took the family here while we waited for the Christmas Parade to start. The staff was not only... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Marcella S
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Excellent Display of Hardin County History!!

I visited the Hardin County History Museum located in downtown Elizabethtown, KY. I was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Jerry_S9349
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Took the family here while we waited for the Christmas Parade to start. The staff was not only extremely friendly, but very knowledgeable. We have a 18 year old, 14 ye old, and 4 year old and they all had a great time. To keep...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank Marcella S
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I visited the Hardin County History Museum located in downtown Elizabethtown, KY. I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of displays and information that has been archived here. The staff was helpful and answered all my questions. I definitely plan to return here. make sure...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Jerry_S9349
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

The museum contains lots of interesting local pieces to go along with the stories behind them. A fun and educational experience for anyone wanting to learn about our county.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank stevebE5279FZ
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I really liked it. Very educational. I really want to go back since i learned a ghost hunter show filmed there.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank berlyb04
Reviewed 14 October 2015

They're still building their collection, but this facility is certainly worth the visit for someone interested in Central Kentucky history. Collections dating back to Hardin County's earliest days. And there's no admission charge

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank richgimmel
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This building is packed with artifacts and displays relating to Elizabethtown, Kentucky from its earliest years to the present. The staff was very welcoming and eager to answer any of our questions, and admission is free. Well worth your time.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Friendly and knowledgeable staff. So many artifacts and pictures of Kentucky history and Lincoln. A must see is the replica of a general store and it's merchandise. A true marvel!

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Larry H
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Saw this museum on the History channel so we decided to pay it a visit. Grandson really enjoyed the history. Staff was great, love the log cabin.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a very small museum that has an incredible amount of info and artifacts packed in. A lot of Lincoln info but even more about the history and layout of Hardin County. Not much is left to wonder, most everything is there to see.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Matt T
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Small museum, with lots to see. Neat little old time country store, that you could spend an hour in. My children got a good glimpse into history.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank faldain
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