984 Frost Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone: (502) 349-9400
Fax: (502) 349-9461
Confederate Monument of Bardstown was built in 1903 in the Bardstown/St. Joseph's Cemetery to honor the sacrifice of 67 Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War. Most of the soldiers were under the command of Major General Braxton Bragg. The base of the monument is made of limestone, and the statue of the Confederate soldier is made of zinc. The monument got listed at the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1997.
This beautiful 1851 Greek Revival home is where the first Confederate flag was raised in Kentucky. Daily guided tours feature period antiques.
This re-creation of a frontier village is complete with cabins dating from between 1776 and 1820. Along with frontier homes, visit the Wheel Wright's Shop, Forge, and Stillhouse. An Indian Museum is also on site.
Home to the Kentucky Bourbon Society, Kentucky Bourbon Cooking School, and Chapeze Distillery, Chapeze House is the world home of Kentucky Bourbon and fine food tastings. The mansion, itself, was built in 1810 by Ben Chapeze, and the Distillery was developed in 1846. Experience Southern hospitality as you enjoy Afteroon Tea, or come for the Kentucky Bourbon and Fine Food Tasting each Friday. This site is also available for weddings, private dinners and parties.
The home of three governors, this Federal-style house, built around 1825 - 1828 features Georgian architecture and outstanding antique furniture. Wickland is open for self-guided tours.
The Georgian-style mansion, Federal Hill, is the focal point of the park. It was here that Stephen Foster got his inspiration for his beloved ballad, "My Old Kentucky Home," which has become the official state song of Kentucky. Your costumed guide tells the story of the prominent Rowan family, who lived here, as you see rare furnishings, formal gardens, a carriage house, and smokehouse. The park also has a golf course, 39 site campground, picnic area, and gift shop.
Learn about Kentucky's Wine Heritage as you view historic displays, tour the winery cellar, and experience how fine wines are made. Visit the Tasting Room and Gift Shop to complete your trip.
The largest independent producer of bourbon in the United States, this distillery provides whiskey lovers an opportunity to explore the history of America's very own grain alcohol made almost exclusively from corn. In today's market, a larger conglomerate holding group owns nearly every distillery, yet Heaven Hill remains one of a few lone wolves in Kentucky that still run things according to 'ma and pa's' methodology. The distillers follow the same time-honored traditions just as they did when they filled their first barrel in 1935, albeit in more modern conditions. Moreover, the distillery is not only known for bourbon, here guests can also find vodka, rum, brandy and even tequila.
Come visit this distillery where the bottling is done by hand and the Bourbon ages in white oak barrels. The distillery is housed in a 1911 Spanish Mission-syle building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic places. Tours are available and a gift shop is on site.
This Abbey was founded in 1848 by the Order of Trappist Cistercians. Displays and videos tell visitors about the monastary life and there is a bookstore with Gethsemani Farms' products and gifts. The monks also open their doors to spiritual seekers from around the world.
Jim Beam is one of the most cherished American whiskeys, and thus its unique history is one worth celebrating, and the Jim Beam American Outpost is the place to do it. Your visit begins with a screening of a short film telling the Beam story. Then you tour past some historic buildings and machinery. Then you make it to the tasting room where somebody pours you a couple tastes of bourbon. Then it's over to the gift shop for a souvenir Jim Beam sweatshirt.
Introduced in the 18th century, Jim Beam is one of the oldest and most popular brands of bourbon in the country. Trace the brand's journey, of more than 200 years and global acclaim, at this delightful facility in Clermont. Guided tours of the facility take you through a fascinating journey through Jim Beam's history, as well as the complex process of distilling their world-famous bourbon from start to end. Lasting an hour and fifteen minutes, the tour includes tastings as well as a display of exhibits from the company's history. The Beam Bar at the facility serves up a selection of spirits from the company. Check website for more.