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The American Saddlebred Museum

4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511
859-259-2746
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Ranked #25 of 58 attractions in Lexington
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Explore the history and legends of the American Saddlebred, Kentucky's only native breed, at this museum which includes various exhibits and an award... more » Owner description: Explore the history and legends of the American Saddlebred, Kentucky's only native breed, at this museum which includes various exhibits and an award winning multi-image show, "Saddlebred for America." « less
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was a cute museum after visiting the Kentucky horse park. Lots of photos, trophies, a film area, and children's exploration room.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

It was worth a brief visit in conjunction with the Kentucky Horse Park but not a special trip to see.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I visited during the off season late in the day so I did not have to pay admission. This museum, although rather small, is very well done and covers the history of this beautiful Kentucky horse and also some of the many trainers who made them great. They have a section for the kids which includes large saddlebred rocking horses... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I learned a lot at this museum about The American Saddlebred Horses. There was a lot of historical information about the breed and lots of exhibits to look at. We enjoyed our visit.

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Howell, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

They have a nice selection of horse items of all breeds at a wide variety of prices. Things for horse lovers of all ages.

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Davie,Florida
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I knew nothing about the Saddlebred so everything about this museum was interesting. There is a movie to start and the exhibits are varied and entertaining. It only takes about an hour and I would recommend it for those that want to know about the Saddlebred horse. It is a short walk from the entrance to Kentucky Horse Park.

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Felton, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a great museum to check out while also visiting the Kentucky Horse Park, especially since it's included in the price. It highlights the significance of saddlebred horses and I learned a lot. The displays are very well done and it doesn't take long to go through it.

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Placida, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Nice SMALL museum..only takes about 40 min - 1 hr..included in horse park admission. Right next to horse park..can also be accessed from inside park.

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palmyra
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Nice costumes and displays. Nice animal portraits from a horse drawing artist. Nice addition to Kentucky horse park.

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Dearborn
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

You might find yourself inundated with museums about horses when you are here but make it a point to check this one out as well as the others. There is always something to learn about the contribution of each breed to the history of our nation.

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