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Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum

631 Kentucky Ave, Paducah, KY 42003-1725
+1 270-575-5477
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Very interesting civil war house

If you are interested in civil war history, you will really enjoy this house. General Loyd... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Julia L
Paducah, Kentucky
via mobile
Worth a look.

I really enjoyed this place. The owner was great, very knowledgeable on the civil war and Paduka 's... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Mike N
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631 Kentucky Ave, Paducah, KY 42003-1725
+1 270-575-5477
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in civil war history, you will really enjoy this house. General Loyd Tilghman lived in this house. The director of the house is an expert on civil war and will explain all the exhibits. You park right by the house, so...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. The owner was great, very knowledgeable on the civil war and Paduka 's history. Learned a lot about this areas importance during the civil war. This place is definitely worth a walk through when in the area. I am so...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lloyd Tilghman rented the house while employed in Paducah prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. The museum was one of the highlights of my vacation due to the gentleman who runs the museum. He was very engaging and had a wealth of information...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is a nice home with lots of Civil War relics and information, not solely about Lloyd Tilghman. The lady working at the house was very friendly and informative. The information doesn't seem to be in a particular order, but random collections of stories of...More

Thank Keeton W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a wonderful and complete museum for learning about the civil war in the area. Bill Baxter was a very knowledgeable guide.

Thank hmal3
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Lloyd Tilghman House was in the off season when we went there on 2-11-17 but the man that works there agreed to give us a tour .The tour was wonderful and the man giving the tour was very knowledgeable .There are tons of artifacts to...More

1  Thank CAMOMOMMA2010
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a great little museum that tells the history of Confederate general Lloyd Tilghman. Lots of great exhibits and period artifacts. Quick visit. Can be seen in an hour or so. Worth a stop.

2  Thank Nathanwelton
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I had heard about the Tilgman House Museum before my visit to Paducah. It was one of my main reasons for my visit to the Paducah area. Our guide Bill Baxter, the administrator gave a very compressive tour. This museum has a amazing collection of...More

3  Thank tomas417
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had learned about the museum on trip advisor and being a civil war buff i had to see it for my self. I got there just in time for an afternoon tour and Bill our guide was very good. speaking to a few of...More

1  Thank Stevan W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Lloyd Tilghman was the only General of the War Between the States to be from Paducah. He came to Paducah with the Ohio and New Orleans RR. This house was his and his families for a while. There is much more. You need to hear...More

2  Thank rworden
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1 March 2017|
Response from rworden | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain but I think so. Some places are closed on Mondays. However, the manager Bill Baxter will set up a time if you call ahead. 270-575-5477 He is extremely knowledgeable and will gladly provide you an opportunity.
10 August 2015|
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Response from Donna L | Reviewed this property |
Here's what I found on the web. Museum hours: Friday 12:30 - 4:00 PM Saturday 10 AM - 4:00 PM $1.50 adults, children under 12 free. Location and contact: Tilghman Heritage Center 631 Kentucky Avenue Paducah, Kentucky... More