1450 Bowling Green Road
Russellville, KY 42276
Phone: (270) 726-2488
Fax: (270) 726-3124
1450 Bowling Green Road, Russellville, KY, US, 42276
- Phone: (270) 726-2488
- Fax: (270) 726-3124
Arts & Museums
Located one mile south of US-68 on KY-1466, The Shaker Museum at South Union is an independent, non-profit, educational institution that was established to preserve and maintain the site of the Shaker Society, protect its buildings, landscape, and folklife culture, and to sponsor continuing educational and cultural programs. Guests of the Shaker Museum at South Union will enjoy staying in one of the six guest rooms available at the Shaker Tavern. Built in 1869, the Shaker Tavern is located less than two miles west of the Shaker Museum at South Union on Highway 73 at 396 South Union Road.
Spread over 9.5 acres (3.8 ha) of land, the South Union Shakertown Historic District is a beautiful historic site that features multiple styles and designs of architecture. The place is a great visit area that helps learn about the shaker way of life. With several structures, museum, unique gift shops, overnight lodges, etc. the district is a perfect tourist attraction and an educational institution that has preserved the beauty of Shaker, it's landscapes, folk life and also it's material culture.
Visit the Center and gain an increased understanding of the life of African Americans. This research center and museum contains historical artifacts, memorabilia, exhibits, documents, and files on the history of African Americans.
Come view one of six rotating art exhibits, or browse through the original art and unique crafts for sale by Kentucky artisans. This gallery also offers workshops and classes, as well as holding special events.