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Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum

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Small but interesting

This was a small home but it was packed with various interesting things. The gentleman that was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bruce K
Lombard, Illinois
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Gave a new perspective on Civil War

As “Northerners” we learned about aspects of the Civil War from a different perspective thanks to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy W
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631 Kentucky Ave, Paducah, KY 42003-1725
+1 270-575-5477
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a small home but it was packed with various interesting things. The gentleman that was in charge was so friendly and helpful! He told us stories about different items. Let us hold things. We had out photo taken holding a rifle and by...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 1 week ago

As “Northerners” we learned about aspects of the Civil War from a different perspective thanks to several interpreters on site during our visit. Having interpreters in the various parts of the house with which they were most familiar worked very well to describe the various...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is a smallish, 2 story home converted to a museum. Modest fee. The house was saved from teardown by the town and ended up with descendants of the Confederates civil war group. The docents give free tours of the house with emphasis on the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

This is a small Museum with a ton of information in it. After you look around for a while, a gentleman dressed and looking like a Civil War Soldier takes you on a tour of the Museum and gives you a detailed historic lesson on...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

When I visited, I was the only one , so this sweet lady gave me a personal tour. She was a storehouse of history that was fascinating. I learned so much. The relics were fabulous in my opinion. It was small, but I spent a-lot...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The old Tilghman House A lot of interesting information from the Civil War Era. I was interested in the old Bible that was on display. The people who were there the day we were there were very knowledgeable. It is a hidden treasure so look...More

2  Thank xraypeggy
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful tour from Mr. Baxter who rushed over from a talk he had given to give us a private tour. He has a font of knowledge to share and was a Southern gentleman through and through. Go upstairs ladies, they are just starting to furnish...More

2  Thank 935LindaB935
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A small museum housing some interesting artefacts from the Civil War era. Most of it downstairs - the upstairs is hardly worth the effort as it is just a jumble of old bedroom furniture bearing little relationship to the former owner of the property. Informative...More

1  Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lots of information about General Lloyd Tilghman. The house is the original house he lived in before he set off to war. Great artifacts and tour.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We visited a lot of museaum on a 21 day trip on the American Queen down the Mississippi. I rate this number one. Wheelchair access via back door. Docents fabulous. Allowed to tough things like a civil was rifle! We spend two hours and could...More

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28 February 2017|
Response from rworden | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain but I think so. Some places are closed on Mondays. However, the manager Bill Baxter will set up a time if you call ahead. 270-575-5477 He is extremely knowledgeable and will gladly provide you an opportunity.
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Response from Donna L | Reviewed this property |
Here's what I found on the web. Museum hours: Friday 12:30 - 4:00 PM Saturday 10 AM - 4:00 PM $1.50 adults, children under 12 free. Location and contact: Tilghman Heritage Center 631 Kentucky Avenue Paducah, Kentucky... More