Kentucky Tourism

My Old Kentucky Home Bardstown, KY


My Old Kentucky Home
501 E. Stephen Foster Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Park Manager: Matthew Bailey
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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 15.

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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.

The Stephen Foster Story

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 historic mansion, "My Old Kentucky Home" of Stephen Foster's ballad. Don't miss your opportunity to tour Kentucky's premier historic site that features over two centuries of antiques, paintings, and architecture rendered beautifully in the Federal Style.  Formal gardens, outbuildings that include a smokehouse, historic kitchen, carriage house, cabin, and springhouse are set amongst century old magnolias, maples, and cedar trees. Hear the song "My Old Kentucky Home" sung on your tour by our guides in period costume. The quintessential Kentucky experience is awaiting your arrival at My Old Kentucky Home State Park! 

Tour Information
June through August
First tour at 9:15am, last tour at 4:15pm.

January to May and September to November
First tour at 9:15am, last tour at 4:15pm.

Open Wednesday to Sunday during the winter period of January 6 to March 15 and daily from March 16 - December 30. Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 24, 25, 31, January 1.

Adults: $10.00
Senior: $9.00
Youth 13-18: $9.00
Children 6-12: $7.00
Children under 5: FREE
Military: $5.00
AAA: $9.00
AAA Senior: $8.00
AAA Youth: $8.00
AAA Child: $6.00
School Groups: $5.00
Bus Tour: $8.00