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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.

Duncan Hines Days talk
Duncan Hines: A Food Odyssey

June 4 at 2pm

Join us to explore the life and work of Duncan Hines from his days growing up in Warren County, Kentucky, through his career as a travel writer, and finally to his rise as a brand name in the world of packaged goods. Talk will be presented from 2pm to 2:45pm. Museum will be open from 1pm to 4pm to view the Recommended by Duncan Hines and other exhibitions.

Learn more.   

side by side exhibit
Side by Side Exhibit
April 6-June 30, 2023

The Side by Side exhibit is the final phase of an arts partnership between Arts for All and the Kentucky Museum. 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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 Last Modified 5/19/23