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Pennyroyal Area Museum

217 E 9th St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240-3448
+1 270-887-4270
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Interesting History

This was a great little find when I was exploring the local area. There was a nice collection of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Quaint, Interesting local history. Nicely done ! (Closed Mondays)

We were in Hopkinsville as a layover/rest between Paducah and Lexington. We decided to visit this... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
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217 E 9th St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240-3448
+1 270-887-4270
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great little find when I was exploring the local area. There was a nice collection of historical information that I found interesting and great pictures of the area and the history of the post office that the museum is housed in. It...More

Thank NicoleL2000
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We were in Hopkinsville as a layover/rest between Paducah and Lexington. We decided to visit this museum which is located in a old Post Office. While we were primarily interested in the Edgar Cayce exhibit (consists of a setup of his office with various things...More

Thank Royzee
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Lots of things to see and read about. They were having a quilt exhibit and they were beautiful. I just wish the lighting was better. Very dark and hard to read about the quilts. No tour guide. Fun day

1  Thank Penny F
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Nice little museum featuring this region. Not NYC's Natural History Museum but worth the time and admission of the huge amount of $1. Didn't see a handicapped entrance.

Thank PoodleGuy
Reviewed 8 February 2016

It doesn't have to be a long visit. But to see it for sure. They often do seminars on our local resident son Edgar Cayce. Not to mention the night rider and a cemetary tours. Of course, the Latham Hotel Fire is discussed. Really worth...More

Thank bobkatky
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Loved the stories from the museum leadership. Hopkinsville has a rich and interesting history. The architecture of the building is marble and stone. A Edgar Casey exhibit. I want to know more about most everything I learned. And children will love the firehouse museum. Thank...More

Thank Karla C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The museum is in a former post office and there is no real signage. Just look for the big gray building with stone columns and park in the back. I went to this museum because of an episode of Mysteries at the Museum that featured...More

Thank MTravi
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The museum proved to be very educational with a wonderful staff and display area. Inexpensive, easy access and educational.

Thank dblindsay
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I enjoy visiting small town and COUNTY museums. This one is fairly typical except this is where Edgar Cache the "sleeping prophet" is from and the county where the Kelly, KY UFO incident occurred in the 1950s. There are displays/ information on both. I have...More

Thank EricInSEMO
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I was touring the town while my husband was doing business all week. I stopped by town information center and found out about the 3 museums. I headed into town and visited the little park down the street until it was time for the museum...More

Thank Hilari T
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