Kentucky Museums and Memorials
Because of the state’s rich history and heritage, you’ll find dozens of Kentucky museums and memorials commemorating everything from the Civil War to music, bourbon and horses.
Celebrate the legends of Kentucky horse racing at Churchill Downs’ Kentucky Derby Museum, and the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. Visit the childhood home of Abraham Lincoln in Hodgenville, KY, or view the Civil War battlefields of Perryville and Richmond.
Hear some of the earliest, most influential sounds of American music, and discover dozens of famous native Kentucky musicians at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Museum. While in Owensboro, don't forget to stop by The International Bluegrass Music Museum.
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Art is a priority at Gallery House and so is the art of providing guests delightful accommodations and delicious breakfasts. These modern Victorian guest rooms offer private b...
The museum has a display of personal items qwned by Alexander Arthur and his family. He was the first head of the English land company that founded Middlesboro. The building h...
The Appalachian Artisan Center Shop and website are home to an extensive selection of handcrafted items. From pottery to jewelry- furniture to quilts- the rich heritage of the...
Bell County's memories are on display, including railroad and a coal mine artifacts. Museum also features history and heritage of Southeastern Kentucky. Open Monday, Wednesday...
The museum showcases Perry County history.Accepts schoolbuses and Vans. Depicts life in Perry county from 1850-1950.
The Breathitt County Museum is a virtual storehouse of Appalachian history. Exhibits include logging, coal mining, farming home life, education and military. The museum also f...
Museum of coal related items and community artifacts from the Cloverfork area. Restored mine superintendents house and former coal camp sites.
Coal mining equipment is housed in this structure made entirely of coal. Home to the Bell County Chamber of Commerce, this building is truly a unique landmark. The Coal House ...
Henkelmann Life Science Collection, the Williams Cross Collection.
Dedicated to preserving the region's culture and heritage. Extensive collection of Appalachian artifacts including thousands of oral histories, photographs, art collections, p...
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