Take a Tour of

Kentucky Cooperage

Our friendly tour guide will give you a behind-the-scenes look at how we craft barrels.

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AT THE KENTUCKY COOPERAGE GIFT SHOP
Visit our gift shop inside the Kentucky Cooperage Visitor's Center for ISC Barrels apparel, All Fired Up About Bourbon rocks glasses and steins, small format barrels, used barrel staves and more. Can't make it to the Visitor's Center? Shop online for the same great products.
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Directions

Address: 711B E Main St, Lebanon, KY 40033
Phone: (270) 692-4674

Kentucky Cooperage Visitor Center is located across the road from Kentucky Cooperage. Tours start and end at the Visitor Center.

Tour Reviews

  • star rating  One of our favorite experiences of our entire KY trip! So cool to see how these barrels are made and the craftsmanship involved.

    Malory S
    November 1, 2021

    star rating  Before or after you visit a dust, you should learn about the barrels. The tour is is very interesting and fun. You can watch the cooperage process from... read more

    Alan304
    November 1, 2021

    star rating  This was a highlight of our bourbon trip. Definitely worth seeing. They have tours at 9, 10:30 and 1pm on weekdays only. Also a nice gift shop but wish they... read more

    plava_laguna89
    October 1, 2021
  • star rating  It’s a must see if you’re doing any part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail !! Great tour, so informative, don’t pass this place without stopping.

    JudyAnnWas
    February 24, 2020

    star rating  My husband and I are slowly doing the Bourbon Trail over a period of years and decided to see how the barrels were made. What an interesting and informative... read more

    JenniferandAlan
    February 12, 2020

    star rating  My husband and I are slowly doing the Bourbon Trail over a period of years and decided to see how the barrels were made. What an interesting and informative... read more

    JenniferandAlan
    February 1, 2020
  • star rating  Our lady tour guide was excellent. The movie, the information, the plant tour - ALL were amazing. The mechanization and hand labor that goes into each barrel is beyond wonderful... read more

    Tom P
    January 12, 2020

    star rating  Our lady tour guide was excellent. The movie, the information, the plant tour - ALL were amazing. The mechanization and hand labor that goes into each barrel is beyond wonderful... read more

    Tom P
    January 1, 2020

    star rating  This was one of the most interesting and informative tours we've tried on the bourbon trail. Although it didn't end with a bourbon tasting, it was very interesting to... read more

    sbpilot12
    December 2, 2019
  • star rating  This was one of the most interesting and informative tours we've tried on the bourbon trail. Although it didn't end with a bourbon tasting, it was very interesting to... read more

    SNB
    December 1, 2019

    star rating  We had an interesting tour of the cooperage. It was a hot day, and very very hot inside, but we were a lot more comfortable than the people working... read more

    BandLA
    October 31, 2019

    star rating  We had an interesting tour of the cooperage. It was a hot day, and very very hot inside, but we were a lot more comfortable than the people working... read more

    BandLA
    October 1, 2019