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Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History

100 W Broadway St, Frankfort, KY 40601-1931
+1 502-564-1792
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Excellent educational trip

Perfect outing for a Kentucky history class, or just a leisurely trip. Many exciting and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Chuck M
History you can touch

I was fortunate to get to go with my great nephew's class for a tour of the center. Their displays... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Teresa R
Georgetown, United States
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The Kentucky Historical Society is the place to turn for anything related to Kentucky history. Our history campus in historic downtown Frankfort includes the premier library for Kentucky genealogy research, interactive exhibits that tell Kentucky's stories from prehistoric to current times, educational activities for all ages and more.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
100 W Broadway St, Frankfort, KY 40601-1931
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Perfect outing for a Kentucky history class, or just a leisurely trip. Many exciting and informative displays.

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was fortunate to get to go with my great nephew's class for a tour of the center. Their displays are interesting, interactive and kept the fourth graders attention well to the end. That's not an easy task! I like that it highlights the diverse...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Our family so enjoyed this museum and learned so much. The exhibit on slavery in KY was very moving. There is something for all ages, we will definitely go back.

Thank Familytravlerof7
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is a great place for all ages. Very interactive and hands on. Always a rotating exhibit going on in the Gallery room as well.

Thank jtingle2
Reviewed 20 June 2017

When you buy your ticket here, you are granted admission to three museums. We found, however, that five hours was insufficient time to take in all of this one so we never made it to the other two.

Thank rtempus
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Along with my two granddaughters, (eleven and nine), I visited the Kentucky Historical Society, in particular, the Old State Capitol. Our tour guide was Roger Barlow. Mr. Barlow was exceptionally knowledgeable and interesting in his historical facts about the building, portraits and people who were...More

Thank theresay931
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent a delightful afternoon visiting this outstanding museum. We both wished we had spent more time there this visit. We visited the old KY capital guided by Russell Wright who made this old building live for us. We couldn't have had...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I been here twice for for business meeting and this place is not only clean but everyone there is friendly.

Thank CHARGER407
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Since we had never been to Frankfort, we decided this would be the best place to start. Walked in, and the lady at the desk was really helpful, and explained that the $8 admission charge would get us in the Clark Center, the Old Capitol...More

1  Thank AntKitty
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Center is a wonderful place to stop and visit if you are interested in Kentucky history in particular, and history in general. My son, wife, and I stopped on our way home from a UK visit and loved it. This was not our first...More

Thank alplm5124
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