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Excellent Display of Hardin County History!!

I visited the Hardin County History Museum located in downtown Elizabethtown, KY. I was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2015
Jerry_S9349
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Great way to explore the history of Hardin Co

The museum contains lots of interesting local pieces to go along with the stories behind them. A... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2015
Steve B
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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Reviewed December 31, 2015

I visited the Hardin County History Museum located in downtown Elizabethtown, KY. I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of displays and information that has been archived here. The staff was helpful and answered all my questions. I definitely plan to return here. make sure...More

3  Thank Jerry_S9349
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

The museum contains lots of interesting local pieces to go along with the stories behind them. A fun and educational experience for anyone wanting to learn about our county.

2  Thank Steve B
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I really liked it. Very educational. I really want to go back since i learned a ghost hunter show filmed there.

1  Thank berlyb04
Reviewed October 14, 2015

They're still building their collection, but this facility is certainly worth the visit for someone interested in Central Kentucky history. Collections dating back to Hardin County's earliest days. And there's no admission charge

1  Thank richgimmel
Reviewed August 1, 2015

This building is packed with artifacts and displays relating to Elizabethtown, Kentucky from its earliest years to the present. The staff was very welcoming and eager to answer any of our questions, and admission is free. Well worth your time.

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Friendly and knowledgeable staff. So many artifacts and pictures of Kentucky history and Lincoln. A must see is the replica of a general store and it's merchandise. A true marvel!

3  Thank Larry H
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Saw this museum on the History channel so we decided to pay it a visit. Grandson really enjoyed the history. Staff was great, love the log cabin.

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a very small museum that has an incredible amount of info and artifacts packed in. A lot of Lincoln info but even more about the history and layout of Hardin County. Not much is left to wonder, most everything is there to see.

1  Thank Matt T
Reviewed June 8, 2015

Small museum, with lots to see. Neat little old time country store, that you could spend an hour in. My children got a good glimpse into history.

1  Thank faldain
Reviewed June 3, 2015

I was extremely surprised when I walked into the Hardin County History Museum. They have so much more than I originally thought! It's free, though donations are gladly accepted. The museum is run solely by volunteers and has no paid staff. Don't let that fool...More

1  Thank October1989
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