The National Quilt Museum, Paducah
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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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Oh my goodness--what a surprise! The Manhatten Guild was displaying their works and each quilt was an amazing work of art. Examining the intricate designs was fascinating. From what I understood, the ... read more »
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Wether you are into quilts or not the National Quilt Museum is well worth a stop to have a look at the beautiful works on show. I do think perhaps $11 is a little high to enter for each adult. The qui... read more »
I am not a quilter, so my first thought was that I would not "get" the quilts on exhibit. BUT they were more 'works of art' and a surprisingly wide variety of types from abstract to landscapes to trad... read more »
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.
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