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Tour

Becky Briley with Tour Group

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 purchase your tickets for tours online.

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. 

Guided Tour Admission

$10 Ages 13+

$5 Ages 6-12

Free for children 5 and under.

Group, Garden, and other Specialty Tours Available! Call 502.227.2560 to Book

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Museums for All  and Blue Star guests are not able to pre-book for tours online. Please call or walk-in if you qualify for either of these programs and wish to take a tour! Participants must show proof of valid ID and/or SNAP benefits card. 

As part of Blue Star Museums, a program offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer from Armed Forces Day, May 18, 2024, through Labor Day, September 2, 2024. 

The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military–Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard–including Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC)DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card. Please provide this card upon arrival. 

Online Bookings are not available for this promotion. Please call before your visit! 502.227.2560

 

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Virtual Tours

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

Digital Guides

Self-guided Garden and Grounds Tour

Artwork of the Orlando Brown House

Kentucky Made Exhibit

Location

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.

Accessibility

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.