From the National Quilt Museum
in Paducah to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
, Kentucky boasts several one-of-a-kind museums that display collections found nowhere else in the world.
The Muhammad Ali Center
in Louisville features the boxing champion’s extensive memorabilia,
along with exhibits aimed to inspire visitors to achieve their own
At the National Corvette Museum
in Bowling Green, you’ll find a comprehensive collection of the sleek
sports cars ranging from the first models from the early 1950’s to the
All four of these museums are among 31 Kentucky attractions designated
“There’s Only One.” The list compiled by the Kentucky Department of
Travel and Tourism reflects attractions unique to the Bluegrass state
and found nowhere else in the world.
A visit to each of these museums is an unforgettable experience sure to
produce cherished memories. The winter months are a great time to beat
the crowds and enjoy these fascinating collections at a leisurely pace.
Catch special presentations like the Corvette Museum’s “It’s a Nano
World,” a child-oriented exhibit that focuses on the world that’s too
small to be seen with just your eyes. It’s on view from mid-January to
At the Ali Center, “IndiVisible: A Smithsonian Exhibit” will be on
display from mid-January to mid-March. This exhibition focuses on the
lives and experiences of people who share African American and Native
You don’t have to be a car buff, boxing or baseball fan or quilt
aficionado to appreciate the priceless collections contained in
Kentucky’s “Only One” museums. Just bring your sense of curiosity and
desire to learn something new.