Liberty Hall Historic Site consists of two historic houses—Liberty Hall and the Orlando Brown House—surrounded by four acres of lawns and gardens. There are two tours per day, Monday -Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Please note: We will close for the season beginning on November 23, 2020. Public tours will resume in the spring. The office and the grounds will remain open through the winter.
The first part of the tour interprets the years 1801-1838.The tour guide will introduce first-floor rooms and work areas restored to the early decades of the 19th century. Guests will see the elegant lifestyle of Senator John Brown and his family as well as learn about the enslaved people who made that lifestyle possible The second floor houses the Senator John Brown Library and Archives, a furniture exhibit, Kentucky Made, and the bedroom where the famous Gray Lady Ghost has been spotted. Guests may explore the exhibit and the bedroom on their own. After touring Liberty Hall, guests are invited to see the garden on their own.
Behind-the-Scenes Attic Tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x3uMI35bqg
Inside the lives of the Stepney family: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_smcVIBtAFI
Formal Parlor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pr1gBf5WAc
Liberty Hall Historic Site is located on Wilkinson Street between Main and Wapping Streets in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky. For a map and driving directions click here.
$9 for adults (18+)
$7 for seniors (60+)
$4 for youth (6-18)
Free for children ages 5 and under
Free for National Society of Colonial Dames members and their families
Group tours are not available at this time.
Liberty Hall is not wheelchair accessible. To access the first floor, guests must climb 5 steps, and to access the laundry and restrooms, guests must descend 4 steps.
Customer Care Policy
The staff at Liberty Hall Historic Site are dedicated to providing high-quality, friendly services to all our guests. To meet Kentucky Healthy-at-Work guidelines, staff are wearing masks and following CDC guidelines for disinfection by cleaning high-touch surfaces before every tour. There are hand-sanitizing stations in several locations in the building.
Click here to read our customer care policy.