The Hart County Historical Society & Museum is located in historic downtown Munfordville, Kentucky in the 1893 Chapline Building in the block south of the court house on 31W at 109 Main Street. Our Genealogy Library is located next door to the Museum at 105 Main Street. 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.
We welcome you at the museum and the genealogy library. If you wish to complete "in person" research in the genealogy library please phone us at 270-524-0101 to make an appointment.
Monday through Friday: 9 to 4
Saturday: 8 to 4 Central Time
Genealogy Library hours: by Appointment only at this time
Closed Major Holidays
We greatly appreciate all donations!
$10.00 - $100.00
Our mission is to preserve and share the history and lifeways of Hart County, Kentucky through the education of our audience and development of our heritage resources. From research and tours at the museum to visiting the Anthony Woodson House and the Battles For The Bridge Preserve we welcome you to join us. Your generosity keeps our doors open. Donations in any amount will be greatly appreciated.
If you prefer to write a check or donate cash you can visit us at the museum at 109 Main Street, Munfordville, KY or mail a check to us at Hart County Historical Society, PO Box 606, Munfordville, KY 42765
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.
Battle of Munfordville
Battle for the Bridge
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