Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History, Bardstown

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The Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History is a museum in Bardstown, Kentucky, that chronicles the history of American whiskey from Colonial days through the 1960s. Abraham Lincoln's liquor license, advertising posters, prescriptions for the medicinal use of alcohol during National Prohibition, whiskey bottles, and other artifacts, including several moonshine stills, are on display.

The museum is part of the American Whiskey Trail.

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  • This is a must see stop when in Bardstown. The museum has a great collection of Whiskey history. From stills to old bottles. A great display about prohibition and what lead up to it. How the... 
    This is a must see stop when in Bardstown. The museum has a great collection of Whiskey history. From stills to old bottles. A great display about prohibition and what lead up to it. How the...  more »
  • Excellent Museum with a very personable and interesting tour guide, Linda. Didn't expect much from a free museum with a free tour but wow, they had a lot to see and the tour guide made it come alive.....  more
    Excellent Museum with a very personable and interesting tour guide, Linda. Didn't expect much from a free museum with a free tour but wow, they had a lot to see and the tour guide made it come alive.....  more »
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  • I had a very informative visit. If you are the least bit interested in the history of bourbon add this to your list of places to visit.
  • Just visited this place and was surprised by hospitality! Employees that work there were so nice! Definitely will come back

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