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Lexington History Center

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Address: 215 W. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone Number: 859-254-0530
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: The area's newest attraction is housed inFayette Country's old courthouse...
The area's newest attraction is housed inFayette Country's old courthouse built in 1900.Explore the area's rich history through exhibits and lecture series. Open year-round daily noon to 4:00 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
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Brings History to Life

We were very excited to visit the history center because my husband had a part in building it. We were very pleased with the experience. We love learning about the rich history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice little local history museum, now if you do not like history then you will not like it, me being an archaeologist I though it was interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

We were very excited to visit the history center because my husband had a part in building it. We were very pleased with the experience. We love learning about the rich history that our state has, and we enjoy sharing it with our children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

My family of 3 happened upon the museum in our walk around downtown Lexington right before it closed, and we were glad we went in. Whether you spend 1 hour or 3, this museum is worth your time. Lexington has a very rich history that we would not have fully appreciated had it not been for the time spent in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

surprisingly there is a lot to read that is very interesting as the museum is relatively small. We had only 2 hours but needed to spend 3 which meant that we missed a lot of what was on offer.

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