We look forward to seeing you in Paducah, Kentucky, 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. Admission can be purchased upon arrival at the Front Desk or pre-purchased online for your convenience.



Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sundays 1 pm – 5 pm


Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day. NQM is also closed during the first week of January each year for maintenance.



Friends of NQM Free (Join now)
General Admission $15
Senior (62 and older) $13
Military/Veterans $13
Students $5
12 & Under Free with adult

Free admission for McCracken County residents every Monday.

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Group Rates & Booking

Groups of 10 or more people receive a discounted admission of $10/person. We offer 2 comps for these groups (driver & group guide). To book your group contact Becky Glasby at 270-442-8856 x213 or

Wheelchair Accessibile

Galleries are fully wheelchair accessible and the museum has wheelchairs available for guest use at no additional charge.

Pet & Weapon Policies

No pets are allowed. Service animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome. No guns, knives or weapons are allowed on premises.

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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