Kentucky Museum - Docent Guided Tours
Plan your Docent Guided Tour
Visit the Kentucky Museum! Field trips reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance and are filled on a first come, first served basis.Words in red are linked for more information.
In addition to the permanent collections on display, the 1815 Felts Log House, Civil
War Exhibit, Duncan Hines, and the Quilt and Textile Gallery, the Museum features
new and changing exhibitions through out the year. Current Exhibits Upcoming Exhibits
Please have your students view this short Museum Rules Video.
for groups 5-75*
*during the school year. Maximum of 50 for summer group guided tours.
Museum Docent Guided Tours
Group Size 5 - 75* Reservations Required* 50 maximum for summer group guided tours
A. Museum Docent guided visits for grades K - 12 offer an opportunity to make the museum your classroom, and to focus connections between your curriculum and the exhibits. Museum docent guided tours are available year round following the University calendar.
B. Museum docents will guide students through museum exhibits. A flow-chart for touring one to three groups is HERE. Teachers should request a date and time at least two weeks in advance. CLICK HERE to request a date and time. Reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis. You will receive an email reply within 24 business hours.
- The chaperone along with the teacher must remain with the class at all times and is responsible for the discipline and conduct of the group. The minimum 1 to 10 adult ratio is mandatory for admittance into the museum.
- Please instruct students prior to visit about proper museum behavior:
Do not touch unless given permission to touch
Do not cross any exhibit barriers
Do not talk while Museum docent is talking
No food or drink allowed in exhibits
Flash photography is prohibited in some exhibits
- An individual or group will receive one warning. Further rule violation and group or individual will be escorted to front desk, and admission will be refunded. Staff must ensure the safety of the exhibits and artifacts.
Civil War Exhibit