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The National Quilt Museum, Paducah

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The National Quilt Museum pays homage to America's roots and showcases the country's finest quilt making. The permanent collection of more than 300 quilts is exhibited in a rotating schedule in the large, central gallery, which features 39 movable walls to display fully extended quilts for maximum impact. You'll notice that exhibits highlight color, technique, and craftsmanship. Fiber art is showcased in another gallery and honors the quilt-making practice as an art form. The museum was designed by quilt-makers to create a space that best suited the presentation of their work. With our international travel planner, Paducah attractions like The National Quilt Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Impressive display of the best of the best in quilts. While visiting Hancock's of Paducah fabric store, we took in the museum. It was quite impressive. The only disappointment is that we were not allo...  more »
  • The quilts on display are beyond description. The work that the artists put into them is just stunning. My favorite was of a forest scene in California. I felt like I could just step into it. The deta...  more »
  • Don't miss the National Quilt Museum with exhibits of traditional beautifully crafted quilts as well as contemporary designs. Loved the exhibit "quilt by design" where skilled quilters took antique or...  more »
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  • I was dubious, not being a quilt fan. However, this turned out to be one of the most fun things we did in Paducah. Highly recommended. I would argue, though, that a lot of what they have on display would not qualify as quilts but as high-quality fiber art pieces.
  • So much talent. Every piece is an extraordinary piece of art that you know someone put their heart into. My husband accompanied me and was surprised by the level of talent on display here.
  • Expensive but the quilts are beautiful. So much work has gone into them.
  • Awesome Displays and informative staff. I could visit often if I lived in the area!
  • Really neat place to visit for a few hours. Even though it's a quilt museum you don't really have to be into quilts to enjoy it. The art and craftsmanship of the pieces is awesome.