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Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

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Nice Place

For a showcase of the art of Kentucky it is nice, but because of the size does not do the artists... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2013
KYTravelingMama
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Berea, Kentucky
Very pleasant surprise!

We did not expect such a beautiful building full of wonderful local arts and Abe Lincoln to boot... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2013
auldlady
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Columbus, Ohio
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All reviews artisan center arts and crafts for sale rest stop small cafe stretch your legs clean restrooms great stop rest area on display beautiful facility great place local artisans snack bar off the highway wonderful collection talented artists
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

For a showcase of the art of Kentucky it is nice, but because of the size does not do the artists justice. This is a nice stop for a quick view, but if you want to see what the Berea Artisans are really about you...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2013

We did not expect such a beautiful building full of wonderful local arts and Abe Lincoln to boot! We even had lunch there. They were a little disorganized in the dining area and had run out of catfish and turkey and it was only 1...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2013

I've lived in Kentucky for a few years and have visited many fairs and festivals where local crafts are sold. I've seen lots of stick-art, homemade candles, and beer can wind chimes. You won't find those here. There's real art here, made by real artisans...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Found cream candy, Ale8one, and several other local delicacies in this artist conclave. The orange cream candy was a real treat nor to miss. The local artist displayed here are very talented and well shown in such a beautiful building.

1  Thank rogersober
Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Make sure you stop here. They have a lot a really neat things to see. Worth the time! They have a lot of gift items that are really neat also.

Thank Don224
Reviewed June 28, 2013

I was just looking for a nice rest stop. So nice, clean, spacious, beautiful facility, it is a gift shop with a little bit of everything, more like a crafts museum but the prices are really pretty good. I didn't eat at the cafe' but...More

Thank shereen_w
Reviewed June 15, 2013

Great place to visit if you want to learn more about the history of Berea.This a very good place to start the day if you want to know the history of Berea and the diverse nature it has in skills of making artifacts and jewelry....More

Thank Wynnjones M
Reviewed June 8, 2013

This was a great place to visit and spend some time and money. It brings together KY based crafter's work in one place and gives such a variety of mediums to see and purchase for yourself or for gifts. There is a cafeteria in the...More

Thank rsdata
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Really enjoyed the local art displayed and sold at this location. Food in the cafe was good. Loved the sweet tea. Bathrooms were spacious and clean and the outdoor area was well manicured. Note: There isn't a lot for children to do and there are...More

Thank Hathaway0715
Reviewed May 23, 2013

Jimmy Lou and Mira are wonderful people! Their shop was homey and had an extremely friendly atmosphere. She told us how she started her business which was in the 50's hence the name hot flash beads. She said that she can't cure the hot-flash with...More

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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.
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Hpmg87a
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.
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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.
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