Caves, Lakes & Corvettes Region Virtual Attractions
National Corvette Museum
Discover what lies beneath the floor of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green with an interactive 3D tour of the Corvette Cave in Exhibit available online. If viewers have a virtual reality headset, they can also explore the 3D showcase with those. The exhibit tells the story of the 2014 sinkhole and subsequent museum collapse and the recovery. The National Corvette Museum is also hosting Vettecademy videos at 10 a.m. CT/11 a.m. ET on weekdays on its Facebook page. These virtual classes have covered a variety of topics including how to change a tire, car design, and the infamous 2014 sinkhole.
Be Happy Yoga & Salt Cave
The Be Happy Yoga and Salt Cave in Bowling Green moved some of its classes online. You can sign up for digital classes, ranging from restorative and prenatal to Yin Yang and chair yoga. A complete schedule and information on how to register is available on the website. Besides classes, Be Happy Yoga & Salt Cave offers massage therapy and guided meditation in its salt cave.
The Kentucky Museum, an 80,000 square foot facility, celebrates all aspects of South Central Kentucky’s art, history and culture. It’s offering virtual tours of several exhibits given by student docents. Featured exhibits are: “A Star in Each Flag: Conflict in Kentucky,” “Felts Log House,” “Recommended by Duncan Hines” and “Snell-Franklin Decorative Arts.” Other virtual resources include photo galleries and children’s activities. The Virtual Connection has a wide variety of offerings for users of all ages.
Historic RailPark & Train Museum
The Historic RailPark & Train Museum started the “Beyond the Rails” series on its Facebook page. Conductor Cory hosts these videos detailing stories and railroad history, which will be posted on Facebook at 8 a.m. CT/9 a.m. ET on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for the next several weeks. The museum celebrates railroad history, featuring guided tours of its restored train cars and a museum in the L&N Depot, a 1925 art deco gem.
Tidball’s in Bowling Green is streaming some of its upcoming scheduled shows as part of a new #insideout series streamed on the venue’s Facebook page. Tidball’s opened in 2001 and continues to be the Bowling Green's premier live music venue. Its stage and atmosphere helped nationally-known act Cage the Elephant hone its skill, and the bar is regularly noted for its impact on the region’s music scene as well as giving back to the community through fundraisers.
South Union Shaker Village
The South Union Shaker Village in Auburn has developed a number of videos and podcasts for viewers to learn about the historic village virtually while the attraction remains closed to the public due to COVID-19. Take a deep dive into the history of the South Union Shakers and learn about remarkable stories not found in history textbooks on their website. They also have started #FurnitureFriday videos on their Facebook and Instagram pages.