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Great Lesson in Local History of Hardin County

We traveled to Hardin County to learn about our family history and trace our ancestors. This... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Houston, Texas
Great local history. Free

If you enjoy local history, this free museum is an excellent way to get to know the community... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2017
Owensboro, Kentucky
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

We traveled to Hardin County to learn about our family history and trace our ancestors. This museum was a total gold mine of the local history. It is very well done and worth a visit if you want to learn about the area. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Cheerio7777
Reviewed January 2, 2017

If you enjoy local history, this free museum is an excellent way to get to know the community. Local volunteers will be glad to share.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank 520kimberlyn
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I grew. Up in this area and had not Been to the Museum previously. Well worth my time and exhibits are very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank 15earll
Reviewed October 3, 2016

This is a lovely little gem in Elizabethtown! I believe that it is often overlooked! It is a small museum and has some odd hours, but it is free (donations only) and has a variety of interesting items in it! While it is not exactly...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank abbott77
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Housed in an old 1930 vintage post office. A large number of interesting items with an informed staff. Lots of Early Kentucky and Elizabethtown items. A must visit if you are interested in local history. It is free but if you visit drop something in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank vatoro
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Hardin County History Museum is an amazing place to visit! Be sure to stop in and take in the knowledge!

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank AmberG03
Reviewed July 8, 2016

A wonderful, cozy place with in-depth historical and genealogical information gems, some available to copy and some to purchase. Staff are knowledgeable, supportive, and most creative in helping you to find the history you seek. Much of this information is not digitized, so visiting this...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Marilyn G
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Hardin County History Museum is a real gem. It is located in what was the Post Office when I was a girl. The displays bring back such wonderful memories, and I have learned oh, so much history that I didn't know before visiting here. The...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Carol D
Reviewed May 29, 2016

What a way to spend a free day with your kids, excellent museum.... Great place to take the kids to learn about Hardin County and Kentucky and yes it is FREE.... So there is no reason to check out this gem hiding in the ruff...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Steven N
Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Harding County History Museum is very will organized having very unique, interesting, and neat displays. Admission is free, free will offering, so the price is right. Take your time and enjoy the displays, history and clean atmosphere.

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank jannicl2016
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