Best Landmarks in Lexington, KY

Handpicked Top 3 Landmarks in Lexington, KY. How do we actually find the most highly rated landmark? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

ASHLAND HENRY CLAY ESTATE

120 Sycamore Road, Lexington, KY 40502

Since 1811

Historic Sites, Gardens, Sights, Group Tours, National Historic Landmark, House, Historical Timeline, Historical Building, Observation Deck, Guided Tour, Meeting, Educational Programs, Corporate, Buildings, Wedding, Reception, Dinner Party, Social Event, Facility, Classroom Activities & Assignments

Children 5 and under: Free Admission - The grounds are free to visit year-round - The Ashland farm which during Clay's lifetime was outside of the city limits at its largest consisted of over 600 acres (240 ha)

Price: $12 Adults, $10 AAA Members & $6 Students

info@henryclay.org

henryclay.org

Tue - Sun : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon : Closed

Gorgeous, historic home and gardens nestled in a neighborhood close to downtown. Ashland offers a glimpse back in time at KY in the 19th century (since the original 18th c house was rebuilt in a more modern style after starting to deteriorate). Docents lead paid tours on the hour which are quite informative. The house is lovely and almost all the furniture and decor in the house are original to the family which is incredible since it was sold off and became a school for many years.
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HUNT-MORGAN HOUSE

201 N Mill St, Lexington, KY 40507

Since 1814

Museum, House, Group Tour, Events, Education, Community Outreach, Cultural Activities, Library, Book Club, Speaker Presentations, Summer Camp, School Visit, Landmarks, Cultural Activities, Historical Buildings, Collections & Architectural Buildings

The museum’s collection of early Kentucky furniture, antique porcelain and 19th century paintings captures the elegance of the Hunt and Morgan families

Price: $10 Per Person; $8 AAA, Military and Senior; $5 Students & Groups

jsloan@bluegrasstrust.org

bluegrasstrust.org/hunt-morgan.html

Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun : 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sat : 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Mon & Tue : Closed

Lincoln's Lexington Walking Tour is a great way to spend the day while in Lexington and the Hunt-Morgan House is a must-see stop along the way. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared many interesting stories about the house and the family. The house is beautiful with many unique pieces of furniture and memorabilia. Don't miss this stop on the Lincoln Walking Tour.
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MARY TODD LINCOLN HOUSE

578 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40507

Since 1832

Museum, House, Tourist Attraction, House, Historical Timeline, Landmark, Historical Building, Observation Deck, Museum, Guided Tour, Meeting, Group Events, Educational Programs, Corporate, Buildings, Wedding, Reception, Dinner Party, Social Event, Facility Rentals, Historic Sites, Group, School & Girl Scout Tours

Free Admission: Children ages 5 yrs and under - The 14 room house contains period furniture, family portraits and furnishings from the Todds as well as the Lincolns

Price: $12 Adults & $5 Children 6-12 yrs

mtlhouse@windstream.net

mtlhouse.org

Mon - Sat : 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (last tour at 3:00 pm) Sun : Closed

Students of history know that it's unlikely Abraham Lincoln would have had the political career he did without the shared ambition & savvy of his wife, the former Mary Todd. It was here in this house that she spent much of her young life. Restored beginning in 1976, visitors will walk the same stairs as young Mary & eventually her suitor, Abraham. You will see many family possessions & other artifacts of the time period.
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