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Honors College

Directions to Campus

Directions to the Kentucky Building from I-65 South (coming from the North)
  1. From I-65 South take exit number 28, towards BOWLING GREEN (US-31W). The Kentucky Building is 5.5 miles from exit 28.
  2. Merge onto KY-446W.
  3. Take the US-31W SOUTH ramp towards BOWLING GREEN.
  4. Merge onto US-31W/US-68W/KY-80W.
  5. Follow US-68W/KY-80W (Adams Street) into BOWLING GREEN.
  6. Just past 14th Street on the left, make a left-hand U-turn at the traffic island onto Kentucky Street.
  7. Kentucky Building is located in the 1400 block of Kentucky Street. There is a log cabin and several flagpoles in front of the building.

 

Directions to the Kentucky Building from I-65 North (coming from the South)
  1. From I-65 North take exit number 20 onto the WILLIAM NATCHER PARKWAY
  2. Take exit number 4 and turn right onto US-31W. The Kentucky Building is 4 miles from exit 4.
  3. Follow US-31W into BOWLING GREEN.
  4. Turn left onto US-231 (University Boulevard).
  5. Follow University Boulevard to the Kentucky Building located in the 1400 block of Kentucky Street. You will pass the baseball field, the football stadium, and the basketball arena (all on your right). Just past the basketball arena is a parking structure with a stop light next to it; go straight at this stoplight.
  6. Approximately a block and a half up the street on your left you will see parking for the Kentucky Museum/WKU Welcome Center. The building has a log cabin and several flagpoles in front of it.

 

Directions to the Kentucky Building from Natcher Parkway (coming from Owensboro)
  1. Take exit #5 off the William Natcher Parkway for US-68
  2. Turn left off the exit ramp
  3. You will travel approximately 2 miles, go under a train trestle, and come to a stop light at University Boulevard
  4. Turn left on University Boulevard
  5. University Boulevard is a 4-lane road; get in the left hand lane on the right side.
  6. You will pass the baseball field, the football stadium, and the basketball arena (all on your right). Just past the basketball arena is a parking structure with a stop light next to it; go straight at this stoplight.
  7. Approximately a block and a half up the street on your left you will see parking for the Kentucky Museum/WKU Welcome Center. The building has a log cabin and several flagpoles in front of it.

 

Directions to the Kentucky Building from KY 86
  1. You will come into town on Russellville Road.
  2. Pass under the “Welcome to Western” sign.
  3. Turn left at the light.
  4. Follow the road around campus. You will pass one more stop light and then the street will split into two one-way streets.
  5. Kentucky Building is located in the 1400 block of Kentucky Street. There is a log cabin and several flagpoles in front of the building.

 

Parking

Visitors may park in the lot across the street from the Kentucky Museum. Be sure to go into the museum and ask for a parking pass at the front desk.

Please feel free to call the Honors College at (270) 745-2081 if you have any trouble the day of your visit.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14