Kentucky Tourism

My Old Kentucky Home Bardstown, KY


501 E. Stephen Foster Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Park Manager: Jeremy Riggs
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Camping & RV


Admire the beautiful grounds of My Old Kentucky Home State Park in the 39-site campground near Bardstown.

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 13 to March 15.

Click here for Camping Reservations!



My Old Kentucky Home State Park offers a variety of meeting facilities suitable for any size group. Menus are available for breakfast, lunch and dinners for group bookings. Please call park for helpful 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 historical 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 for your adventure finale. The quintessential Kentucky experience is awaiting your arrival at My Old Kentucky Home State Park! 

Tour Information
March 15 through December

First tour begins at 9:15 a.m., and the last tour begins at 4:00 p.m.

Adults:   $14
Seniors (age 62+): $12
Youth (age 13-17): $10
Children (age 6-12): $9
Toddlers (age 5 & under): Free
Active Military: $5
Bus Groups: $10
School Groups: $5

Winter Hours will begin on January 6, 2020 until March 10, 2020. During that time, the Visitors’ Center and Mansion will be open Wednesday - Sunday from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., with the last tour of the day starting at 4:00 p.m.

To shop the My Old Kentucky Home store visit: