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The National Quilt Museum

215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
+1 270-442-8856
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The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that exhibits the finest fiber art in the world. In an average year, the museum is visited by quilters and art lovers from all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide. Our exhibits rotate throughout the year so they will be different every time you visit. We are a four time TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner. If you enjoy art museum's you will love The National Quilt Museum. Open 10am to 5pm M-Sa and 1pm to 5pm on Sunday.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
215 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
+1 270-442-8856
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum. So many different quilts and sizes of quilts. The colors are beautiful and the work on these pieces of art is phenomenal. I do not have the patience. If you like quilts, you will like this. I just don't think it's large...More

Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very interesting place to visit. The quilts are beautiful and well displayed. The museum is very clean and well organized. We were lucky to be accompanied by a well informed young staff person. She gave us a lot of insite as to...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing display of quilting techniques in a wide array of quilts. The mini quilt collection was especially intriguing...how could anyone possibly make stitches that small and precise?!? There is a quilt here for absolutely any quilt aficionado. This display will certainly get your creative juices...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We really enjoyed the beauty of the Quilt Museum. The museum guides were helpful in supplying extra historical information and the quilts were beyond beautiful!

Thank KMichalek
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This little day trip turned out to be a sensory overload. Intense beauty that shows the depth of human talent is what this museum is all about. There are, give or take, 550 quilts in the collection with 80 on display at a given time....More

Thank Hitheroadwithlila
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Some of these quilts took years to make with the design and time to do all that sewing being done by hand or by machine. Nice area on the riverfront to visit with the murals on the wall to protect the area from flooding by...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

18 top quilts of the 2016 National Competition. The museum did a great job displaying these gorgeous quilts. No photos allowed. The common design was given to each entrant and they could go from there as long as they included that theme. Such color! Such...More

Thank gford
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I somehow always think of quilts in the style of simple blocks sewn together. These quilts remind me of how beautiful things can be created in any media, even cloth. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable about the displays and answer questions gladly. We...More

Thank TNTraveler38501
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It is almost impossible to believe that such beauty can come from little pieces of material sewn together. They change the quilts out several times a year, but always amazing.

Thank Gayle L
Reviewed 25 February 2017

One of my wife's coworkers tipped us off to the Quilt Museum, and we were not disappointed. Neither of us are quilters, but we appreciated the tremendous craftsmanship and detail which go into these works of art, many of which are stunningly beautiful. If you're...More

Thank Brad A
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26 April 2017|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
We have a truck and RV parking lot on second street behind the museum. As long as there are places available you should be fine. RV's park back there every day.
Hans T
22 April 2017|
Response from frank b | Property representative |
The National Quilt Museum is open 10am to 5pm on July 4th.
17 October 2016|
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Response from frank b | Property representative |
The average persons spends between an hour and an hour and a half at the museum.