South Union Shaker Village, South Union

#39 of 124 in Museums in Kentucky
Must see · History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
South Union today is more than just a memory. It is a place to visit and learn firsthand about the Shaker way of life. Several of the original buildings have been restored and now house a fine museum of Shaker folklife and material culture, a unique gift shop, and overnight lodgings.
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  • Absolutely beautiful setting in the rolling green fields of rural Kentucky! Visitor Center was nice with a welcoming staff. We watched a movie of the Shaker Village and then did the self guided tour....  more »
  • This Shaker Village is not as well know as the one near Lexington, and not as Restored.. It is worth a couple of hours, of your time, especially if you are in the Area.  more »
  • Wasn't sure I would enjoy this but was I surprised!!! It is a self guided tour but the layout and information given in each room is amazing. The craftsmanship of the house and surrounding buildings was incredible. I left with so much knowledge and would definitely go back.
  • Beautiful & amazing historical site. Well preserved and peaceful. Constantly adding new exhibits. A definite stop in southern Kentucky.

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