Hart County Historical Society & Museum
The Society is located in historic downtown Munfordville, Kentucky in the 1893 Chapline Building in the block south of the court house on 31W. 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.
“The Mission of the Hart County Historical Society is to preserve and share the history and lifeways of Hart County through the education of our audience and the development of our heritage resources. We shall accomplish these goals through museums, archives, research, publication, outreach, property and land stewardship, and by partnering with other organizations that have similar goals.”
The Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve is a project of the Hart County Historical Society. The mission of the Preserve is to safeguard the Civil War-related resources of Hart County, to educate the public, and to help provide for the economic well-being of the region. Visit the Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve online at http://www.battleforthebridge.org.
Come visit our newly renovated museum!
Business Hours: The Hart County Historical Museum is open five days a week, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sometimes Saturdays, call ahead!
The Society meets quarterly at the Museum on the third Tuesday of January, April, July, and October.