Included in each guest stay is an INCREDIBLE opportunity to learn about the Samuels legacy directly from the family themselves. Call and speak with our Guest Manager, Missy Hillock, for all the details. Missy is a 9-year hospitality and industry expert – not to mention a 25-year bourbon drinker. She can provide details on this and other VIP experiences, making your stay one you’ll remember for a lifetime.



Kentucky Attractions

Stay at the Samuels House to conveniently explore Kentucky attractions such as museums, a dinner train, 'My Old Kentucky Home', and more.

Abbey at Gethsemani

The center offers displays and a video presentation about monastery life as well as a gift shop with Gethsemani Farms products. The Abbey, founded in 1848 by the Order of Trappist Cistercians, is home today to Trappist monks who open doors to spiritual seekers from all over the world.

(502) 549-4406
Around the Town Carriage

The carriage ride provides a slow-paced way to see the sites of historic Bardstown. We offer carriages, buggies and even a stagecoach to tour just about any size group.

(502) 348-0331
General Hal Moore Military Museum

The Memorial covers all of America's wars, from the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm, with outstanding graphics and artifacts. Purchase tickets at the Civil War Museum.

(502) 349-0291
Kentucky Railway Museum

Bells, lights and steam whistles abound at Kentucky's official railway museum. Take a ride through the scenic Rolling Fork River Valley. 

(800) 272-0152
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

Relive the elegance of railcar dining as you travel through beautiful Bourbon Country in Kentucky. Experience a gourmet meal, impeccable service and true Southern hospitality. Reservations recommended.

(502) 348-7300
My Old Kentucky Home

Tour the historic Rowan plantation home that provided the inspiration for the song, "My Old Kentucky Home," written by America's first composer Stephen Foster. Hear the song performed on your tour by the park's talented guides. Built in 1812, this large mansion is adorned with beautiful antiques, fine paintings, and has been restored to its mid-19th century appearance.

(502) 348-3502
Old Bardstown Colonial Village and Park

Village is a re-creation of a 1790's frontier village representative of the first westward movement of the nation. The cabins are 150 to 200 years old. HA Purchase tickets at the Civil War Museum.

(502) 349-0291
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

Located in historic Spalding Hall, the museum houses an extensive collection of the liquor memorabilia of Oscar Getz and other distillers from the 1700s to today. See George Washington’s millstone, a replica of Lincoln's Tavern in Illinois, Carrie Nation’s hatchet, and new in 2018, the Prohibition Exhibition featuring interactive exhibits, life-size models, and more! Main entrance faces Fifth St., HA rear entrance only.

(502) 348-2999
The Stephen Foster Story

Enjoy a Broadway-style musical that brings 19th Century America to life with drama, dancing, music, and beautiful costumes. Witness the people & events that inspired American Composer - Stephen Foster - to write songs such as “Hard Times Come Again No More”, “Oh! Susanna”, “Camptown Races”, “Beautiful Dreamer” and “My Old Kentucky Home”.

(502) 348-5971
Women’s Museum of the 1800’s

The museum portrays women as nurses, spies, soldiers in disguise, plantation and factory workers. Clothing and artifacts from the era help to tell their story. Purchase tickets at the Civil War Museum.

(502) 349-0291