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My Old Kentucky Home


The Stephen Foster Story

Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical Celebrates 55 Years! Breathtaking costumes, lively dance & the timeless music of America’s 1st great composer. Nestled in My Old Kentucky Home State Park, where music fills the night air, go back in time to the 1850′s. Experience the sights and sounds of an era when America’s first great composer wrote timeless classics like “Oh! Susanna,” “Camptown Races,” “Beautiful Dreamer” and “My Old Kentucky Home.”

We invite you and your family for an evening to remember outdoors on the grounds of the beautiful My Old Kentucky Home State Park, in our beautiful amphitheatre.

2014 Season : June 14th ~ August 16th
Select Dates : 8:30 p.m. EST

Saturday Indoor Matinees every Saturday (except June 14 & August 16) 2:00 p.m.

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Camping & RV

Admire the beautiful grounds of My Old Kentucky Home in the 39-site campground.

Convenience is guaranteed with utility hookups, a central service building housing showers and rest rooms, and a dump station.

A grocery store and a laundry are nearby across the street from the park. Pets are allowed if restrained. Closed for season from November 1 to March 31.

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My Old Kentucky Home offers a variety of meeting facilities suitable for any size group. Menus available for breakfast, lunch and dinners for group bookings. Please call park for information. Click to view Meeting Facilities page.

Stephen Foster - The Musical

Experience the tradition of Kentucky's longest-running outdoor drama. This celebrated musical features colorful period costumes, lively choreography, and more than 50 Foster songs, including his most famous ballad, "My Old Kentucky Home."

For more information and reservations call 1-800-626-1563 or visit The Stephen Foster Drama Association's website, $.


The Visitors Center serves as the main entry point to the popular tourism attraction, Federal Hill Mansion, "My Old Kentucky Home" of Stephen Foster's ballad. Don't miss your opportunity to tour Federal Hill, where the antebellum South comes to life in fascinating detail.

Tour Information
9:00am to 5:00pm, June through August

9:00am to 4:45pm, March to May and September to November

Open Wednesday to Sunday during the winter period of January 2 to February 28 and daily from March 1 - December 30. Closed Thanksgiving Day, the week of Christmas, & New Year’s Eve and Day.

$7.00 - Adults
$5.00 - Seniors
$3.50 - Children

My Old Kentucky Home
501 E. Stephen Foster Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone: (502) 348-3502
Park Manager: Alice Heaton

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