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Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

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The Perryville Battlefield State Historic Park is the site of the largest battle fought in Kentucky. It is also one of the most unaltered Civil War sites in the nation. Take a self-guided driving or walking tour with over 40 interpretive signs. In general, the east/west trails follow the line of Confederate attack and the north/south paths follow Union defensive lines. The museum exhibits depict photos and personal stories of actual soldiers, as well as a film, artifacts, uniforms and weapons. There is a small entrance fee for the museum, park entrance is free. The weekend closest to October 8, (the anniversary of the Battle) is host to the annual Battle Commemoration. Don’t miss this captivating reenactment with hundreds of costumed actors. The Perryville Battlefield was also featured on Ghost Adventures and paranormal tours are available.

1825 Battlefield Road
Perryville, KY
(859) 332-8631


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