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Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Nice Place for a Break

This is like a nice rest area with arts & crafts to look at and purchase if you desire. They have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jim B
Grapeview, Washington
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Rest Stop/Not A Rest Stop

I love stopping here (when traveling on I-75 south of Lexington KY). It’s easy off and on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cicero, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is like a nice rest area with arts & crafts to look at and purchase if you desire. They have crafts from around the state of many different art forms. Felt the price was a bit high compared to what we saw in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love stopping here (when traveling on I-75 south of Lexington KY). It’s easy off and on the interstate. The restrooms are large and very well maintained. The cafe is a cafeteria style with specials and a large salad bar. If you like unique art...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

We were very early for a event in Berea so just saw the signs of i75 so dropped in. Nice well maintained arts and crafts place. Most is for sale I think and its a good place to as area questions.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank surfgermany
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I have wanted to visit Berea for at least 30 years and I finally made it. This was my first stop and I was not disappointed. There is every type of art there and at all different prices. The staff is available for help and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SXMChick
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Visit on a Sunday when many gallary were closed.but was pleasantly surprised how nice and interesting the art and craft were.many items you will not find any place else.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lester S
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We were headed to the Hotel, but saw the Artisan Center as we drove in. Quite large with a lot of very unique and interesting pieces for sale. There is also a cafe there if you can time it for a snack.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sandytampa
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This little town is working hard to create an artists town - and has created a very pleasant area and group of small shops and work shops to visit. Really nice arts and crafts ranging from the $10 stone necklace to the $2000 woven rug....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DianefromDC
Reviewed October 8, 2018

So many lovely things to look at, different price ranges but all a bit on the pricey side. Spent an hour enjoying, but didn't purchase anything.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eskiemom18
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Stopped in at this center on a recent trip. The facility is very nice and there's lot to look at. The prices are a bit high, but most artisan crafts are sometimes pricey. Nice café that serves a variety of items. Might want to check...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I had been looking forward to visiting Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea for quiet some time. I had read a few articles about the center and had watch a video about the center. However, I was pretty disappointed when I arrived at the center. While...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Cheryl G
November 26, 2016|
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Response from gwicker314 | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee. There is a restaurant you can purchase food.
October 5, 2016|
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Response from Sandra A | Reviewed this property |
There are no outside exhibits. It's all indoors. Only service animals allowed. We left our dog in the car listening to his favorite music with the a/c on so he would comfortable. Best to leave a note inside the window too.
Joyce R
October 4, 2015|
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Response from KyRoamer | Reviewed this property |
It's a trap. Admission is free but the temptation to buy the art is hard to resist. The art is unique and fairly priced. Food and drink also fairly priced. Great place to stretch your legs.