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John James Audubon Museum

3100 US Highway 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420-2055
+1 270-826-2247
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I have wanted to stop at this venue for years and finally did. It is a state park with campground... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Roqzy
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Urbana, Illinois
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Now I know why it is called the Audubon Society!

I knew nothing of John J Audubon before this trip, what a learning experience. Unbelievable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tomhF6082CR
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Nashville, United States
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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3100 US Highway 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420-2055
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have wanted to stop at this venue for years and finally did. It is a state park with campground and lodges, but also has the Audubon museum, center and trails. The only charge was for the museum portion. Well worth a few dollars each....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew nothing of John J Audubon before this trip, what a learning experience. Unbelievable drawings of birds and wildlife! So much here from obvious drawings to the wig worn by his wife Lucy to cover her baldness.

Thank tomhF6082CR
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to the park and the Audubon Museum. Give both high marks. For kids, there was a small but interesting exhibit with some snakes and frogs. Didn't really know much about Mr. Audubon before visiting the museum but learned a lot and they have...More

Thank kandy4878
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop as we try to see most of the state parks of KY. We found this park and hiking trails very nice. It was nice to see the Boy Scout Eagle Scout projects through out the park. Wonderful bridges, steps and repairs...More

Thank kwerner27
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Very well done museum telling Audobons life story mixed in with his drawings and family artifacts. Really got a good sense of the person and his struggles and virtues as well as his shortcomings. The buildings from 1930s were worth the visit as well. Did...More

Thank Nellie858
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The museum is full of drawings by john James Audubon he was a very good person who did lovely drawings of the birds

Thank kyokiegirl62
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you are a birder, you MUST visit this place! John James Audubon is an amazing person and his artwork is unbelievable...so beautiful! Take time to do the AUDUBON SCULPTURE WALKING TOUR...it's like a little scavenger hunt thru the town to find different sculptures done...More

Thank autumnsgma
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Henderson just south of Evansville IN flourishes as a key crossroad in eastern Middle West. Unexpectedly I found this privately-supported museum in the state park of the same name. Around 1918 a local art-lover and birder Susan Towles single-handedly collected Audubon's artworks from his heirs...More

Thank tomcut56
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very interesting and informative display of the life and history of John James Audubon. Been there three times and have enjoyed each visit greatly !

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The park has a ton of hiking trails, cabins for rent, a fishing/boating lake and a golf course. The museum houses the history of John James Audubon, including some of his famous bird paintings. I visit regularly and have always found all of the staff...More

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