Bardstown Historical Museum

The Bardstown Historical Museum contains items relating to 200 years of area history. You will find indian relics, Lincoln documents, pioneer papers, John Fitch land grant, a replica of his first steamboat, Stephen Foster memorabilia, a new Trappist monks’ exhibit, gifts of Louis Phillippe and Charles X of France, Civil War artifacts and guerrilla Jesse James hat and wine bottle, St. Joe Preparatory School momentos and much more.

Recently added was a lifelong collection of American Silver dating from 1860-1990 donated by David Skellenger.


Attention Teachers!

We offer classroom and historical tours! Contact us today to make an appointment. 


More info and photos coming soon!