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.



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

All other guests are required to wear masks except for youth 12 and under.

  • Museum staff will be wearing masks for the safety of all museum visitors.

  • Masks are available at the front desk upon request.

  • You will see hand sanitizer stations throughout the building. Please use these stations to insure cleanliness.  

  • The National Quilt Museum is cleaning all high touch areas throughout the day including restrooms and door handles.

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

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






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).



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


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 Frank Bennett at 270-442-8856 x202.

Artists represented on this page: Caryl Bryer Fallert, Ricky Tims, Mark Sherman, Linda Goodmon Emery, Sue Benner, Paula Humphries, Jonathon Shannon.

Current Exhibits

07octAll Day17janConfessions of a Textile Conservator

21octAll Day03janSay Your Piece curated by Stacey Watson

04novAll Day10jan'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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Calendar of Events


21octAll Day02febNew Exhibition: Say Your Piece curated by Stacey Watson


21octAll Day02febNew Exhibition: Say Your Piece curated by Stacey Watson

01febAll DayBlock of the Month: New Pattern

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


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