Planning a Trip to the National Quilt Museum? Start Your Journey Here!

We look forward to seeing you in Paducah, KY, Quilt City, USA!  We want you to make the most of your trip to Paducah.  The tools on this page will help you plan your trip.

For information on National Quilt Museum current exhibits, click here.

To see museum online exhibits at Google Arts, click here.


Monday - Saturday
All year
10am - 5pm
The National Quilt Museum is open on Sundays from 1pm-5pm March 1st through November 30.  The museum is closed on Sundays December 1st through February 28th.
1pm - 5pm

Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day


You can purchase your tickets at the front-desk when arriving at the museum.  It is not necessary to purchase tickets in advance.  


General Adult Admission $12
Seniors (62 and older) $11
Students $5
Under 12 Free with Adult

Pandemic Policies and Procedures:

Fully Vaccinated guests are not required to wear masks in the museum.

If you have questions about pandemic policies and procedures,
please contact the museum at 270-442-8856




National Quilt Museum

215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001


The Museum is located about 5 miles from both exits 4 and 11 off of I-24


A few hours from five major cities:

Nashville 140 miles
St. Louis 170 miles
Memphis 180 miles
Louisville 220 miles
Chicago 370 miles
Free Parking: Parking at the museum is FREE. The museum has two parking lots. Cars may use either lot. RVs and trucks should use the lot at 2nd and Monroe behind the building. You will see two signs with the letter “P” at the RV lot entrance. Parking is also allowed on Monroe Street (endorsed by Harvest Hosts).

Experience Paducah:

The National Quilt Museum should only be the beginning of your Paducah experience. For information on other area attractions, restaurants, stores, and other things to do, visit



Galleries are fully wheelchair accessible and the museum has wheelchairs available for guest use. Non-flash photography and video is permitted in the museum galleries for personal use only. More info
Special rates are available for groups.
To book your group please contact Vicki McGregor at 270-442-8856 x206.
Visit the museum shop for one-of-a-kind artisan crafted gifts, plus exclusive apparel, jewelry, and more!


Current Exhibits

04marAll Day19julAustralia Wide Seven

08aprAll Day23augNew Quilts from an Old Favorite

13mayAll Day02augFollow the Thread

08julAll Day25octFrom Rust to Dust (or Mechanically Defined)

22julAll Day04octTotems: Personal Stories in Fiber

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Calendar of Events


08julAll Day25octNew Exhibition: From Rust to Dust (or Mechanically Defined ) by Esterita Austin

22julAll Day04octNew Exhibition: Totems: Personal Stories in Fiber by Bits Art Quilters


08julAll Day25octNew Exhibition: From Rust to Dust (or Mechanically Defined ) by Esterita Austin

22julAll Day04octNew Exhibition: Totems: Personal Stories in Fiber by Bits Art Quilters

01augAll DayBlock of the Month: New Pattern

05augAll Day18octNew Exhibition: Contemporary Curves by Audrey Esarey

26augAll Day01novNew Exhibition: Tribute to the Civil Rights Movement: Quilted Swing Coats by Patricia A. Montgomery

26aug5:00 pm7:00 pmMeet the Artists Reception with Patricia A. Montgomery and Audrey Esarey

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For questions, please call the museum at 270-442-8856 or fill out the form below.


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