Best Places To See in Lexington, KY

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AVIATION MUSEUM OF KENTUCKY

4029 Airport Road, Lexington, KY 40510

Since 1995

Aviation Museum, Exhibits, Explore Space, Camps, National Parks Adventure, A Beautiful Planet, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math, Theatre, Stores, Group Tours, School Tours, Guided Tours, Gift Shop, Garden, Educational Programs, Dinners & Rental Facility

12,000 square feet (1,100 m2) of exhibit space, a library and an aircraft restoration and repair shop

museum@aviationky.org

aviationky.org

Tue - Fri : 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Sat : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sun : 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is a wonderful museum of aviation. They even let you sit in a military helicopter and in a private prop plane. There is an extensive amount of information and a lot to learn. This museum has two large rooms with aircraft and some outdoors. It is just outside the Bluegrass airport. Parking is right at the museum and is easy to find.
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WAVELAND STATE HISTORIC SITE

225 Waveland Museum Ln, Lexington, KY 40514

Since 1845

History Museum, Culture, Fine and Decorative Arts Exhibits, Programs, Guided Tours, Workshops, Lectures, Family Events, Exhibit Galleries, Stores, Shop, Activity Room for Children, Library, Educational Programs, Lectures, Film Series & Groups Events

Children below six years of age: Free Admission - The area surveyed was about 2,000 acres (810 ha) about six miles from present-day downtown Lexington, Kentucky

Price: Adults: $7.00, Seniors: $6.00, Students of any age: $4.00

charla.reed@ky.gov

parks.ky.gov/parks/historicsites...

Wed - Sat : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sun : 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Mon & Tue : Closed

My husband and I celebrated Valentine's Day at Waveland enjoying their special evening tea. We had such a good time and it was the best Valentine's day ever! Costumed workers served us tea and treats on fine china at special tables for two. It was delicious and filling. After the tea, we got to take a tour of the house and learn the history of it. The house is filled with genuine antiques collected from the family. We had a great time! I can't wait to go back.
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UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ART MUSEUM

405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508

Since 1976

Art Museum, Museum, Exhibits, Explore Space, Camps, Collection, Stores, Group Tours, School Tours, Guided Tours, Gift Shop, Garden, Educational Programs, Corporate Events, Wedding Events, Group Tours, Private Events, Venue, Art in Bloom, Conservation, Classrooms, Lecture Halls, Research, Public Library, Dinners & Rental Facility

Free Admission - More than 4,800 objects including American and European paintings, drawings, photographs, prints & sculpture

artmuseum@uky.edu

finearts.uky.edu/art-museum

Tue - Thu : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Fri : 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Sat - Sun : 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Mon : Closed

I enjoyed visiting The Art Museum at The U of Kentucky. It's actually located within their Singletary Center for the Arts, so we had a better experience than we anticipated. The front desk person was cordial. Exhibits show a combination of American wall art influenced by major European movements. Exhibits also show East Asian artifacts and South Asian wall art. The museum also displays work by local Kentucky artists, and I enjoyed getting to know them! Everything there looked gorgeous! I loved.
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