Whatever your interest or passion, we invite you to use this guide to help you plan your stay in Kentucky.
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Kentucky Museums and Memorials

The National Quilt MuseumBecause 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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Louisville, KY
Daily self guided tours though the flameworking, stained glass/architectural glass art and glassblowing studios.
Kentucky Derby Museum located at Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY. Open Daily!
Louisville, KY
There's Only One....Kentucky Derby Museum. We share the fun of the Kentucky Derby experience. Spend the day with us and experience two floors of exciting new exhibits! Your ad...
Cave City, KY
Established in 1969, this is Kentucky's first and largest wildlife museum. Big animals from all over the world. March: Open everyday 10AM-5PM  Memorial Day: Open everyday...
Stearns, KY
Located in the heart of historic downtown Stearns, KY the McCreary County Museum is housed in the old Stearns Coal and Lumber Company Corporate headquarters that was built in ...
Greenville, KY
William Graham Duncan Sr. built this beautiful home located at 122 South Cherry Street in 1912 for a mere $10,000. The outside of the house is Spanish Mission style and made...
West Liberty, KY
Eight restored and furnished log cabins, a 20 room colonial home furnished with antiques of early Americana, Victorian, and Empire Eras are featured at this historic museum. ...
Lexington, KY
The LAL MetroLex Gallery is dedicated to showcasing the talent of nascent artists, or new works of established artists.
Nancy, KY
The Battle of Mill Springs was the first Union victory in the western theater of the American Civil War. The Battlefield extends from Nancy, KY (historically known as Logan's ...
Mount Sterling, KY
View displays of Montgomery county history.
Lexington, KY
Located in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center on Transylvania University's campus, the Morlan Gallery serves the campus, local, and regional communities with six to seven contempor...
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