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So much to see

I wish I could have stayed longer just so I could have explored a bit more. The items on display... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Kelly G
via mobile
Impressive Collection

I was surprised to find such an impressive collection of historical memorabilia in the small space... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
mommajude74
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Beattyville, Kentucky
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19 Apr 2018
“So much to see”
12 Apr 2016
“Impressive Collection”
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I wish I could have stayed longer just so I could have explored a bit more. The items on display are fascinating. Only wish that the collections were displayed differently. Even if they could rotate some so that you didn't feel like you may have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I was surprised to find such an impressive collection of historical memorabilia in the small space. Very interesting stories connected to the various items.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank mommajude74
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Mrs. Brandenburg can tell you all about Beattyville! This asset of serves as a treasure conserving the history of Lee county and Beatyville. Every item has a story, and every story has a historical value that helps you picture the lifestyle and traditions of the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Khawla N
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Deidre Brandenburg is a great tourism director. She showed us the wonderful assets that are cherished in Lee County. I had an amazing time browsing the museum in Beattyville. Lee County played a very important role in America's history and the shaping of the Appalachian...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I arrived in the parking lot thinking, this place doesn't seem like a museum, nor does it seem obvious that it has anything of real value. As i walked in however, i was immediately blown away by the historical memorabilia that decorated the wall. Its...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank BrysonMcCarthey
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Bob, the owner of the place provided us with a great overview of the items in Lee County. One thing that stuck out to me was how authentic everything was . This small historical center in such a small county has so much history and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Ad W
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

First walking in, I was skeptical. The museum itself looked like a trailer full of antique items that had previously been sitting in an attic. However, it was the man who worked there, Bob, that really breathed life into the items that stood there. There...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Gabriella B
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This place has a lot of interesting things, ranging from old war memorabilia and trophies, to ancient typewriters and Indian arrow heads. One particular piece of interest is the American Flag that was erected at half mast over Pearl Harbor after the attack in 1941.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank David N
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This place is right on the Highway and easy to locate. The Museum a huge display of wide variety of things portraying the history of Lee County. The museum has a display of a kitchen showing lifestyle of people in Kentucky in 50's. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Ishwar A
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Mrs. Brandenburg is amazing! She was very hospitable and showed a true passion for her town and job. I was so surprised at the hidden gem that this tourism center was! This center has one of a kind historic items such as a Pear Harbor...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Lauren H
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