Tour My Old Kentucky Home

Explore the 200 year old mansion and plantation of the Rowan family. Stories of deadly duels, horse racing, fortune, fame, demise, all alongside original fine antiques, & beautiful architectural spaces.

Our talented tour guides perform the song for which the house is named, "My Old Kentucky Home," on every tour. No reservations needed.

 
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ANTIQUES

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FINE ART

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ARCHITECTURE

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PERIOD DRESS

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TIME MADE STILL, HISTORY MADE REAL

The ballad "My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!" written by popular 19th century composer Stephen Foster is one of the most
influential songs in American culture.

Explore the iconic historic plantation that was named for Foster's song and hear the illustrious stories of its inhabitants.

 
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THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

See the 19th-century mansion's exquisite rooms filled with priceless 200 year old original artifacts, visit the lush formal gardens, manicured grounds, rich farm lands, and hear the song, "My Old Kentucky Home" performed for you by our talented tour guides.

 
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A COMPLETE COLLECTION

My Old Kentucky Home contains one of the most complete collections of any historic planation museum in the United States. Over 85% of the mansion's contents, including decorative arts, paintings, personal items, tools, and furniture, are original to the property. 

My Old Kentucky Home is truly an
incomparable national treasure.


INTERIOR GALLERY

My Old Kentucky Home possesses many of the most period accurate interiors of any plantation museum in the United States. See every beautifully appointed room on your tour of the historic mansion.  

SPECIAL MANSION EVENTS