The Society is located in historic downtown Munfordville, Kentucky in the 1893 Chapline Building in the block south of the court house on 31W. The Society consists of our Museum, Genealogy Library and Battle for the Bridge Preserve.
We are an educational, 501(c)3 organization established in 1968. Our mission is to preserve and share the history and lifeways of Hart County through the education of our audience and development of our heritage resources.
Monday through Friday: 9 to 4
Saturday: 8 to 12 Central Time
Closed Major Holidays
Tour the Museum
The /museum houses artifacts including Civil War items that tell the history of Hart County. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
We will open June 1, 2020 for genealogy research by appointment only, and only one researcher at a time. Call at least one day ahead. Visitors will be expected to wear a mask and have no sign of illness. Social distancing will also be observed. As per Gov. Beshear's outline, the Museum will open July 8 with the above guidelines. We will clean often the high-touch areas for the protection of our visitors.
The OLD MUNFORDVILLE WALKING TOUR is made up of historical buildings and sites that have a special place in the history of Munfordville. Use your cell phone to access stories & scan the QR codes on the signs. Hear the stories online at Munfordville Stories website. Click on the small arrows to play audio files.