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Kentucky Museums & Historical Sites

The Kentucky Bluegrass Region has many museums that showcase its rich history, science, arts, sports, and cultural heritage. Here are the most notable.

Cave Hill Cemetery

A Victorian era National Cemetery and arboretum that spans 296 acres and is home to the internments of Muhammed Ali, Colonel Sanders, George Rogers Clark and more.

(502) 451-5630
Creation Museum

Family friendly attraction that explores creation science with bible history and dinosaurs, complete with a special effects theater, planetarium, petting zoo, nature trails, and more.

888) 582-4253
Daniel Boone Grave

Gravesite of one of the archetypal American frontiersmen, located in Frankfort Cemetery.

(502) 227-2403
Frazier History Museum

Historic exhibitions, live interpretations, and a partnership with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association that includes Bourbon tasting programs and the official start of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

(502) 753-5663
Kentucky Kingdom

Number one paid family attraction in Kentucky with 70 thrilling rides – including six world-class coasters, two wave pools, one of the world’s tallest body slides, and a great selection of children’s rides.

(502) 813-8200
Louisville Slugger Museum

A museum showcasing the story of Louisville Slugger baseball bats in baseball and in American history. See firsthand how the bats are made and take one home with you.<

877) 775-8443
Muhammad Ali Museum

A non-profit museum and cultural center dedicated to Muhammad Ali. A boxer from Louisville, KY, Ali and his wife founded the museum in 2005 with his six defining core principles as a guide throughout the museum experience.

502) 584-9254
National Corvette Museum

Home of the American Sports car, this museum showcases over 70 Chevrolet Corvettes including mint classics, prototypes, and rare finds.

(270) 781-7973
Thomas Edison House

A shotgun style house thought to be the home of Thomas Edison during his years in Louisville. Interesting artifacts and inventions on display as well as the history of his career.

(502) 585-5247