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. To visit The National Quilt Museum on your holiday in Paducah, and find out what else Paducah has to offer, use our Paducah.
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  • If you think you're going to see just a few quilts guess again. This is an art museum. The true craftsmanship of the quilts at this museum are incredible. The work put into these quilts is truly...  more »
  • Loved the museum. Not much to look at on the outside, but inside is magical. The amazing pieces on display will delight and make you realize that these are truly pieces of art. I found out there...  more »
  • Went to Paducah just to go to this museum. It was well worth the time and effort to head off the freeway and go into town. The museum had a fantastic exhibit of a wide array of art quilts. It...  more »
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  • I am not a quilter, but my wife is. It was her idea to visit the museum. The quilts displayed showed the talents of many people and covered a wide variety of designs. The one i found most interesting had signatures of famous people from my life including presidents and their wives, actors, scientists, musicians, astronauts, and others. Even our grandchildren enjoyed seeing the various quilts and selecting their favorites. The gift shop was also popular with them.
  • Beautiful quilts adorn the walls of this museum. Some very old with historical or meaningful significance. Some are past winners from our National American Quilters Society Show and Contest. A great place to bring a family or a group; small or large for a visit. They have a nominal fee to tour the museum. Do plan to stay for some time to take in all the quilts and great history behind them!
  • It's really an art gallery of quilts. Works of art unlike you have ever seen before. We took the guided tour. The first piece was made out of carved and painted balsam wood to look like a quilt. Many other examples of the finest craftsmanship from all over the world. Take a look at their website. It's not just sewing it is art.
  • My 99 yr old grandmother loved it! It meant so much to her to see all the beautiful quilts and everyone was so nice and she still quilts and could tell us how many things were done. Thank you for making her day so enjoyable.
  • members of central Arkansas Quilts of Valor attended a presentation of Quilts to veterans at Paducah Quilt Museum today. it was the most touching, emotional and loving presentation I have ever had the honor to attend. Thanks Paducah!!!

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