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Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

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Address: Berea, KY 40403
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+1 859-985-5448
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Fun way to spend a Rainy Day

So many talented artists in Kentucky! Feasts for your eyes everywhere! All price points! Something for everyone! Even if you go to just appreciate the diversity and beauty! Can't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So many talented artists in Kentucky! Feasts for your eyes everywhere! All price points! Something for everyone! Even if you go to just appreciate the diversity and beauty! Can't wait to go back!

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wilmington, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want the BEST possible break in a long trip, Kentucky Artisan Center fits the bill. Beautiful building with cafe and nice rest rooms just off the exit ramp. Down-home & upscale crafts of wood, fiber, metal, ceramic, more. Native music and books. Only caveat: their candy selection does not come up to artisanal quality to match everything else.... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a great stop if you need to rest from a long drive. It is a beautiful building with great, clean bathrooms, a cafeteria, travel info and great art to peruse and buy if you choose. The cafeteria has OK food, reasonably priced but nothing great. The art and crafts from local artisans is exceptional but fairly expensive.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Our first time visiting this centre; a real surprise, with a wide range of beautiful, hand-crafted items, foodstuffs, CD's, etc, many Appalachian focused; all price points represented. An excellent place to buy quality gifts. On-site cafeteria had some excellent dishes at reasonable prices. Don't miss this facility!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We have stopped there many times in the past and once again we found it a wonderful place to stretch our legs and see all of the gorgeous handmade wares. Make it a stop on your way to Berea!

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Thank Mark O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Helpful staff welcomed us and gave us great info on where to go and when. So many wonderful artisan items for sale as well as clean restrooms and a cafe.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We visited here while in Berea and it was neat. Lots of local artist displays. A very artsy community.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Large signs along Interstate 75 indicated the existence of the Kentucky Arts and Crafts Center at the northern Berea exit. I wasn’t prepared for something quite so wonderful. It is a huge place with hundreds of artifacts in a great variety of styles. Being a craftsman myself I love such exhibits, finding them very inspirational in their imagination. The small... More 

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Talladega, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely place to stop and see different types of art - from woodcraft and metalwork to pottery and jewelry. Also a touch of literature and fiber art. Sims extremely lovely items and some slightly bizarre and whimsical. Take your wallet prices are rather high.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Clean, well lit, well organized... a fairly new facility. Easy to access off I-75 lots of parking. Many craft items, unique, one of a kind, all of high-quality, plus they also have a great cafeteria with a wide selection of food

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