News & Events

October 14, 2019

2019 Master Distiller Auction a Success

Thank you to all who supported and donated items for our annual Master Distillers Auction. We had a lot of great items this year which helped […]
September 17, 2019

2019 Bardstown Christmas Tour of Homes – December 14, 2019

Join us for our second year of participating in Bardstown’s Annual Christmas Tour of Homes. Come check out all our Christmas trees, decorated by local distilleries, […]
September 6, 2019

2019 Kentucky Bourbon Festival Master Distiller’s Auction – Saturday Sept. 21st

Bid on vintage items and unusual bottles of Kentucky Bourbon, some autographed by Master Distillers, at this prestigious auction while supporting the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History and Spalding Hall. Limited space. Free entry, but donations are greatly appreciated.
November 19, 2018

Museum Featured in Bardstown Christmas Tour of Homes – December 8, 2018

We are proud to announce we will be participating in this year’s Christmas Tour of Homes. Come check out all our Christmas trees, decorated by local […]
November 19, 2018

Join us for our Christmas Tree Extravaganza

Come enjoy our festival of trees showcasing the bourbon distilleries. Some of the distilleries represented include Barton 1792, Heaven Hill, Jim Beam, Limestone, Lux Row and […]
May 2, 2018

National Bourbon Day Ribbon Cutting – June 14, 2018

Come on out as we celebrate National Bourbon Day! Call or email us for more details >>
May 2, 2018

Grand Opening – May 19, 2018

Come celebrate our grand opening May 19th! We have been busy remodeling the museum and can’t wait to show off all our hard work. Come see […]
March 5, 2018

Oscar Getz Museum Makes Room for Prohibition Exhibit

December 5, 2017

A Welcome Message From Our New Curator, Linda McCloskey

Hello! My name is Linda McCloskey. I am so excited to be the Executive Director of the Bardstown Historical Development Corporation. I am a retired school […]
September 20, 2017

Oscar Getz Museum Attracts Thousands