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Kentucky Museum

Standing the Test of Time: Kentucky's White Oak Basket TraditionBasket Celebration at the Kentucky MuseumChristmas in Kentucky community programEgg Basket Workshop

The Kentucky Museum

The Kentucky Museum is located in the Kentucky Building on the campus of Western Kentucky University. The Museum houses six major permanent exhibits and several changing exhibits. There is a variety of partnerships, services, opportunities, workshops, camps and other outreach provided to the public each year. In addition, the Museum works closely with WKU students and faculty to enhance instruction through a variety of tours, activities and programs. The Museum also works with area K-12 teachers offering both tours and other educational resources. Make plans to visit the Kentucky Museum. Visitor parking is available both next to the Museum and across Kentucky Street. Visitors sign a parking log at the lobby front desk.





About the Kentucky Museum App

Looking for what’s new at the Museum? Wonder what exhibits are on display? Looking for parking? Want to share your visit with us? The Kentucky Museum App is the place to find out everything about the Museum quickly and conveniently! Download the Museum’s App today.

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Questions? Do you have a question about the Kentucky Museum? Send your Question  A museum staff member will respond to your inquiry as quickly as possible. Have a nice day.

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Physical address: 1444 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101


Monday - Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM

Following University Calendar



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Standing The Test of Time: Kentucky's White Oak Basket Tradition exhibit

Basket Celebration

Christmas in Kentucky program

Mellon-shaped egg basket workshop

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