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Visiting Kentucky Museum

Plan Your Visit 

The Museum is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday 9AM-4PM. The Museum is occasionally closed corresponding to WKU's calendar and holidays. Closure notices are posted in blue information bar atop web pages.


Individual visitors are welcome for self-guided visits 9AM-4PM Wednesday through Saturday.




Museum staff will respond within 48 business hours to reservation requests. 



1444 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101


Visitors may park in the Kentucky Museum Lot adjacent to the Museum with additional parking across the street in the Adams Street Lot in spaces marked with KY Visitor Signs. Visitors must sign the parking log in the Museum lobby. Museum Directions and Parking information. 


Special event photography is not allowed at the Kentucky Museum.

Museum Entrance

Kentucky Museum

Western Kentucky University

1444 Kentucky Street

Bowling Green, KY



The Museum is accessible for visitors with disabilities. If special needs are a concern please call 270-745-2592.

  • Parking: accessible parking in the KY Museum lot.
  • Elevator provides access to the 3rd and ground floors.

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 Last Modified 1/23/24