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The State of Kentucky has a variety of museums, visitor centers, and cultural attractions in the following counties.  Before visiting a museum listed on this page, be sure to check its address and hours of operation by visiting its website or contacting it. The museum may have relocated or closed, and hours of operation may be irregular. Tourist information is available at your fingertips by clicking on the Kentucky county name you are interested in visiting.

Each county is suffixed by a parenthesized value, indicating the number of listings in that county.

Kentucky Counties

Anderson (1)
Ballard (1)
Barren (1)
Bell (2)
Bourbon (1)
Boyd (1)
Boyle (2)
Breathitt (1)
Caldwell (2)
Christian (2)
Clark (2)
Crittenden (1)
Daviess (3)
Fayette (7)
Franklin (3)
Garrard (2)
Hardin (2)
Harlan (1)
Hart (1)
Henderson (1)
Hopkins (1)
Jefferson (9)
Johnson (1)
Kenton (1)
Larue (1)
Laurel (1)
Logan (2)
Lyon (1)
Madison (3)
Mason (2)
McCracken (3)
Mercer (1)
Nelson (5)
Ohio (2)
Oldham (1)
Pendleton (1)
Pike (3)
Powell (1)
Rockcastle (2)
Scott (1)
Shelby (1)
Simpson (2)
Taylor (2)
Trigg (1)
Union (1)
Warren (4)
Whitley (1)
Woodford (1)

Anderson County

  • Anderson County History Museum
    108 East Woodford Street
    Lawrenceburg, Kentucky  40342  Map
    1-502-859-1815
    Located in the Frankfort area.

Ballard County

  • Barlow House Museum
    509 Broadway Street
    Barlow, Kentucky  42024  Map
    1-270-334-3010
    Located in the Paducah area.

Barren County

  • Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum
    409 East Happy Valley Street
    Cave City, Kentucky  42127  Map
    1-270-773-2255
    Located in the Glasgow area.

Bell County

  • Bell County Historical Society Museum
    207 North 20th Street
    Middlesboro, Kentucky  40965  Map
    1-606-242-0005

  • Bell County Tourism Commission
    2215 Cumberland Avenue
    Middlesboro, Kentucky  40965  Map
    1-606-248-2482

Bourbon County

  • Hopewell Museum
    800 Pleasant Street
    Paris, Kentucky  40361  Map
    1-859-987-7274
    Located in the Lexington-Fayette area.

Boyd County

Boyle County

Breathitt County

Caldwell County

  • Adsmore Museum
    304 North Jefferson Street
    Princeton, Kentucky  42445  Map
    1-270-365-3114

  • Caldwell County Historical Railroad Society Inc
    116 Edwards Street
    Princeton, Kentucky  42445  Map
    1-270-365-0582

Christian County

  • Fort Campbell Historical Foundation
    2703 Michigan Avenue
    Fort Campbell, Kentucky  42223  Map
    1-270-439-9465

  • Oak Grove Tourism Commission
    2801 Walter Garrett Lane
    Oak Grove, Kentucky  42262  Map
    1-270-439-5675
    Located in the Fort Campbell-Hopkinsville area.

Clark County

  • Bluegrass Heritage Museum
    217 South Main Street
    Winchester, Kentucky  40391  Map
    1-859-745-1358
    Located in the Lexington-Fayette area.

  • Boonesborough State Park
    4375 Boonesboro Road
    Winchester, Kentucky  40391  Map
    1-859-527-3131
    Located in the Lexington-Fayette area.

Crittenden County

  • Ben E Clement Mineral Museum
    205 North Walker Street
    Marion, Kentucky  42064  Map
    1-270-965-4263

Daviess County

  • Owensboro Area Museum of Science & History
    220 Daviess Street
    Owensboro, Kentucky  42303  Map
    1-270-687-2732

  • Owensboro Daviess County Tourist Commission
    215 East 2nd Street
    Owensboro, Kentucky  42303  Map
    1-270-926-1100

  • Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
    901 Frederica Street
    Owensboro, Kentucky  42301  Map
    1-270-685-3181

Fayette County

  • American Saddlebred Museum
    4093 Iron Works Parkway
    Lexington, Kentucky  40511  Map
    1-859-259-2746

  • Aviation Museum of KY Inc
    4316 Hanger Drive
    Lexington, Kentucky  40510  Map
    1-859-231-1219

  • Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation
    253 Market Street
    Lexington, Kentucky  40507  Map
    1-859-253-0362

  • International Museum of the Horse
    4089 Iron Works Parkway
    Lexington, Kentucky  40511  Map
    1-859-259-4232

  • Lexington Convention & Visitor's Bureau
    301 East Vine Street
    Lexington, Kentucky  40507  Map
    1-859-233-7299

  • Lexington History Museum
    215 West Main Street
    Lexington, Kentucky  40507  Map
    1-859-254-0530

  • Waveland State Historic Site
    225 Waveland Museum Lane
    Lexington, Kentucky  40514  Map
    1-859-272-3611

Franklin County

  • Frankfort Franklin County Tourist & Convention
    100 Capitol Avenue
    Frankfort, Kentucky  40601  Map
    1-502-227-2604

  • Liberty Hall Historic Site
    218 Wilkinson Street
    Frankfort, Kentucky  40601  Map
    1-502-227-2560

  • Tourist Center Frankfort
    100 Capitol Avenue
    Frankfort, Kentucky  40601  Map
    1-502-875-8687

Garrard County

  • Garrard County Historical Museum
    101 Stanford Street
    Lancaster, Kentucky  40444  Map
    1-859-792-3065

  • J F C Museum & Trading Post
    1369 Stanford Road
    Lancaster, Kentucky  40444  Map
    1-859-236-7057

Hardin County

  • Schmidt Museum Business Office
    950 North Mulberry Street Suite 220D
    Elizabethtown, Kentucky  42701  Map
    1-270-982-5100

Harlan County

Hart County

  • Hidden River Cave & American Cave Museum
    119 East Main Street
    Horse Cave, Kentucky  42749  Map
    1-270-786-1466

Henderson County

  • Henderson County Tourism
    101 South Main Street
    Henderson, Kentucky  42420  Map
    1-270-826-3128

Hopkins County

  • Dawson Springs Museum and Art Center
    127 South Main Street
    Dawson Springs, Kentucky  42408  Map
    1-270-797-3503
    Located in the Madisonville area.

Jefferson County

Johnson County

  • Van Lear Historical Society Coal Museum
    78 Millers Creek
    Van Lear, Kentucky  41265  Map
    1-606-789-8540

Kenton County

  • Vent Haven Museum
    33 West Maple Avenue
    Ft Mitchell, Kentucky  41011  Map
    1-859-341-0461
    Located in the Covington area.

Larue County

  • Lincoln Museum Inc
    66 Lincoln Square
    Hodgenville, Kentucky  42748  Map
    1-270-358-3163
    Located in the Elizabethtown area.

Laurel County

  • London Laurel CO Tourist Commission
    140 West Daniel Boone Parkway
    London, Kentucky  40741  Map
    1-606-878-6900

Logan County

  • Historic Russellville Saddle Factory Museum
    280 E 4th St
    Russellville, Kentucky  42276  Map
    1-270-726-4181

  • Shaker Museum at South Union
    850 Shaker Museum Road
    South Union, Kentucky  42206  Map
    1-270-542-4167

Lyon County

  • Lyon County Tourist Commission
    82 Days Inn Drive
    Kuttawa, Kentucky  42055  Map
    1-270-388-5300

Madison County

  • Berea Tourism Welcome Center
    201 North Broadway Street
    Berea, Kentucky  40403  Map
    1-859-986-2540

  • Richmond Tourism & Visitor Center
    345 Lancaster Avenue
    Richmond, Kentucky  40475  Map
    1-859-626-8474

  • White Hall State Historic House
    500 White Hall Shrine Road
    Richmond, Kentucky  40475  Map
    1-859-623-9178

Mason County

  • Maysville Visitors' Center
    115 East 3rd Street
    Maysville, Kentucky  41056  Map
    1-606-564-6986

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Museum
    2124 Old Main
    Washington, Kentucky  41096  Map
    1-606-759-4860
    Located in the Maysville area.

McCracken County

  • Market House Museum Inc
    121 Market House Square
    Paducah, Kentucky  42001  Map
    1-270-443-7759

  • Museum of the American Quilters Society
    215 Jefferson Street
    Paducah, Kentucky  42001  Map
    1-270-442-8856

  • River Heritage Museum
    117 South Water Street
    Paducah, Kentucky  42001  Map
    1-270-575-9958

Mercer County

Nelson County

  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park
    501 East Suite phen Foster Avenuenue
    Bardstown, Kentucky  40004  Map
    1-502-348-3502
    Located in the Louisville area.

  • Old Bardstown Village and Civil War Museum
    310 East Broadway Street
    Bardstown, Kentucky  40004  Map
    1-502-349-0291
    Located in the Louisville area.

  • Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History
    114 North 5th Street Suite 2
    Bardstown, Kentucky  40004  Map
    1-502-348-2999
    Located in the Louisville area.

  • Women's Civil War Museum
    204 West Broadway Street
    Bardstown, Kentucky  40004  Map
    1-502-350-0632
    Located in the Louisville area.

  • Kentucky Railway Museum Inc
    136 South Main Street
    New Haven, Kentucky  40051  Map
    1-502-549-5470
    Located in the Louisville area.

Ohio County

  • Ohio County Tourism Commission
    1200 North Main Street
    Beaver Dam, Kentucky  42320  Map
    1-270-274-1090

  • West Kentucky Tourist Information
    675 Western Kentucky Pkw
    Beaver Dam, Kentucky  42320  Map
    1-270-274-0093

Oldham County

  • Oldham County Tourism
    412 East Main Street
    La Grange, Kentucky  40031  Map
    1-502-222-0056
    Located in the Louisville area.

Pendleton County

  • Kincaid Lake State Park
    565 Kincaid Park Road
    Falmouth, Kentucky  41040  Map
    1-859-654-3531
    Located in the Covington area.

Pike County

  • Elkhorn City Railroad Museum
    100 Pine Street
    Elkhorn City, Kentucky  41522  Map
    1-606-754-8300

  • Big Sandy Heritage Center
    773 Hambley Boulevard
    Pikeville, Kentucky  41501  Map
    1-606-218-6050

  • Pike County Tourism Commission
    787 Hambley Boulevard
    Pikeville, Kentucky  41501  Map
    1-606-432-5063

Powell County

Rockcastle County

Scott County

Shelby County

  • Shelby County Tourism
    316 Main Street
    Shelbyville, Kentucky  40065  Map
    1-502-633-6388
    Located in the Louisville area.

Simpson County

  • African American Heritage Center Inc
    500 Jefferson St
    Franklin, Kentucky  42134  Map
    1-270-586-0099

  • Simpson County Tourism Commission
    81 Steele Road
    Franklin, Kentucky  42134  Map
    1-270-586-3040

Taylor County

  • Hiestand House Tourist Information
    1075 Campbellsville Bypass
    Campbellsville, Kentucky  42718  Map
    1-270-789-4343

  • Taylor County Tourist Commission
    107 West Broadway Street
    Campbellsville, Kentucky  42718  Map
    1-270-465-3786

Trigg County

  • Cadiz Trigg CO Tourist Info
    22 Main Street
    Cadiz, Kentucky  42211  Map
    1-270-522-3892
    Located in the Fort Campbell-Hopkinsville area.

Union County

  • Camp Breckenridge Museum & Art Center
    1116 Village Square Road
    Morganfield, Kentucky  42437  Map
    1-270-389-4420

Warren County

Whitley County

  • Williamsburg Tourism & Convention Center
    650 South 10th Street
    Williamsburg, Kentucky  40769  Map
    1-606-549-0530
    Located in the Corbin area.

Woodford County

  • Bluegrass Railroad Museum
    175 Beasley Drive
    Versailles, Kentucky  40383  Map
    1-859-873-2476
    Located in the Lexington-Fayette area.


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