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Kentucky Museum

Kentucky Museum


HOURS: Wednesday-Saturday 9AM-4PM (Check above for periodic closure information) 

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:  1444 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101

FRONT DESK: 270-745-2592


Plan Your Visit

The Museum is open to the public  Wednesday through Saturday 9AM-4PM*. In accordance with WKU policy, masks are optional. For more information, please visit WKU Healthy on the Hill.

Individual visitors are welcome for self-guided visits on Wednesday through Saturday. ALL GROUPS must complete online reservation requests forms. 

Click here for more information to plan your visit.

*Consult blue information bar atop web pages for occasional closure information. 


WKU Class Visits

Faculty should click here to schedule a Class Tour, or click here to schedule a Close Study of Collections session.

For questions about class tours or Museum resources contact Education Curator.

WKU Individual Student Visits for Course/Extra Credit

Interested in sending students on their own for class or extra credit? Learn more here, or contact Education Curator.

Call for Artists
Call for Artists
Due February 10

This competitive exhibition is open to all residents 18 years of age or older, living in a Kentucky county which falls within a 65-mile radius of Bowling Green. Learn more and enter here.

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Side by Side Art Classes
Register by February 3

The Side by Side program was created by Arts for All Kentucky (formerly VSA) in 2004 for school age kids with special needs in communities across Kentucky.Learn more

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March 25

Join us for Herstory@WKU 2023. This afternoon of exciting FREE girl empowerment activities is designed for girls in grades 1-8. Learn more.   



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 Last Modified 1/27/23