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Explore Unique Museums Found Only in Kentucky



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 fullest potential.

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 latest versions.

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 mid-April.

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 American ancestry.

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.