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The National Quilt Museum

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Address: 215 Jefferson St, I-24 Downtown Loop, Paducah, KY 42001-0714
Phone Number: +1 270-442-8856
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The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that...

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.

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Family trip to Paducah

The museum is AMAZING!! Such beautiful works of art. Even our teenagers enjoyed it. The volunteers were so great to give information and made us feel so welcome. We will be... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The museum is AMAZING!! Such beautiful works of art. Even our teenagers enjoyed it. The volunteers were so great to give information and made us feel so welcome. We will be back!!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, I "followed" my wife to the museum. I have a few friends who quilt, my wife and I do not. I appreciate the fine skills needed to make these quilts. I cannot tell how well made a quilt is, but the artistic nature of the quilts being shown were certainly worth going and seeing them. I recommend visiting whatever... More 

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Thank Jerry F
Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit the National Quilt Museum at least twice a year. They rotate their exhibits often so there are always new quilts on display. It is really an art museum with works done by very skillful seamstresses. Bring your camera and plan on at least an hour or so to read the artist statements. It is worth the price of... More 

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Thank John N
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The quilt museum has an ever changing display of different textile artworks, but my favorite is the traditional quilt. A must see when visiting Paducah, Kentucky. Busy times include Quilt Week in mid April, so visiting is more difficult.

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Thank maloumb
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and her friend really enjoyed a couple of hours here. Three sections: Antique Restored Quilts, Manhattan Quilters, and quilts owned by the museum. I thought it would be have a larger of quilts on exhibit. Worth the stop.

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Thank Dean S
Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went to the quilt museum because neither of us know anything about quilting, but we can appreciate the art form. It's a pretty large space with tons of quilts with guides on how each was made, what it's made from and the artist's info. I can't imagine the time and effort that it took to make... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is a testament to the skills of dedicated people (yes, men do quilt) who spend months creating these works of art. Allow 2 hours and be prepared to have sore feet! Hubby enjoyed it as much as I did. Definitely a MUST do museum.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Viewing all of the exquisite quilts was definitely worth the price of admission. If you are blessed enough to visit, be sure to look for the quilt that was carved from wood. It might be harder to spot than you think...

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Republic, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

You don't have to be a quilter to enjoy the history and the TRUE art that you will see here🌟. Great display and variety. Don't miss this gem.

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Thank Barb247
New Auburn, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful museum with awesome quilts. Many different categories, even a children's area where different ages had quilts to view. Even my husband enjoyed looking at the quilts!

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