Econo Lodge Fort Knox
261 N. Dixie Hwy.
Radcliff, KY 40160-1013
Phone: (270) 351-4488
Fax: (270) 352-4833
Arts & Museums
The Patton Museum not only offers insight into General George S. Patton's accomplishments and legacy but features a collection of more than 200 tanks and armored vehicles, which include French and British WWI tanks, Soviet and German WWII tanks, and armored vehicles used in Desert Storm, and other historical artifacts to preserve and make available information regarding Cavalry and Armor. General Patton's personal effects, helmet, office van, touring car, and one of his ivory handled pistols are on display.
This museum displays beautiful antique and classic automobiles for the public to observe including a 1914 Ford Model T Runabout, 1922 Dodge Touring Car, 1939 Rolls Royce and many others.
This collection of photos, articles and biographies tells many of the untold stories, memories, achievements and contributions of the countless number of great Black Americans. This gallery features famous African-Americans, among them Josephine Baker and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jim Beam is one of the most cherished American whiskeys, and thus its unique history is one worth celebrating, and the Jim Beam American Outpost is the place to do it. Your visit begins with a screening of a short film telling the Beam story. Then you tour past some historic buildings and machinery. Then you make it to the tasting room where somebody pours you a couple tastes of bourbon. Then it's over to the gift shop for a souvenir Jim Beam sweatshirt.
Situated three miles from Abraham Lincoln's birthplace on Sinking Spring Farm, the Lincoln Museum is "Kentucky's official Lincoln Museum." The Lincoln Museum's main exhibits include 12 historically accurate dioramas of key times in Abraham Lincoln's life. Rare newspaper clippings, campaign posters, memorabilia, and artwork related to the Lincoln era can also be seen.
The Kentucky Railway Museum is one of the oldest rail museums in the United States. It has a variety of railroad artifacts, over 100 different railroad cars and locomotives, as well as a large model train building, and gift shop. You can also see the beautiful Rolling Fork River Valley, as you ride 22 miles on a restored passenger train.