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Things to do in Paducah

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Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that exhibits the finest quilting and fiber art in the world.... more » Owner description: The National Quilt Museum is a nationally recognized art museum that exhibits the finest quilting and fiber art in the world. In an average year we are visited by quilters and art lovers from all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide. We are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kentucky. Our exhibits and programs have been recognized in dozens of national publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Southern Living, and many more. The St. Louis Post Dispatch said the following about our museum, "It's not that different than going to the art museum in Chicago...It's all so unexpected. « less
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Visit Paducah's thriving riverfront and take a self-guided tour of portraits from Paducah's past depicting Paducah's rich history in more than 50 life-sized panoramic murals by... more »

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Ranked #3 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Gardens; Historic Sites
Owner description: Apple Valley Hillbilly Gardens and Toyland is a throw back to old by-gone tacky roadside stops that existed in the 1940s... more » Owner description: Apple Valley Hillbilly Gardens and Toyland is a throw back to old by-gone tacky roadside stops that existed in the 1940s -1960s. There is an old Gulf gas station and store (museum) and a toyland with over 3000 toys in a working diorama. Take a walk around the eclectic junk art and Hillbilly Gardens. « less
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Ranked #4 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Ranked #5 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: This wonderful Museum, Paducah's oldest and ONLY general history Museum, is housed in the block long 1905 Market House in the... more » Owner description: This wonderful Museum, Paducah's oldest and ONLY general history Museum, is housed in the block long 1905 Market House in the center of Paducah's historic downtown area. The Museum houses some of the finest and most unusual artifacts in the area, which illustrate Paducah's rich cultural and historic heritage. Explore a time line beginning with Native American residents, through Paducah's founding by famous explorer William Clark in 1827, and view the original hand drawn town maps and land grants signed by Clark. Also experience the magnificence of the complete DuBois Robertson Drug store woodwork interior... a hand carved masterpiece from 1877...and gaze through the colorful panes of the original stained glass windows. On permanent display is the town's first motorized fire truck (a 1913 LaFrance), an extensive civil war display including furniture used by the Lincoln's, Generals US Grant and Lew Wallace (of Ben Hur fame.) A very special quilt made by Mrs Robert E Lee is also on display. « less
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Ranked #6 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Parks
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Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #8 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #9 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #10 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Children's Museums
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Ranked #11 of 20 attractions in Paducah
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Ranked #12 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #13 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #14 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #15 of 20 attractions in Paducah
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Ranked #16 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #17 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Owner description: YaYa's Island is an indoor children's entertainment center with a tropical island theme. We believe children should be active... more » Owner description: YaYa's Island is an indoor children's entertainment center with a tropical island theme. We believe children should be active to be healthy. We offer bounce houses, hand driven trains, dance floor, tree houses and more. Our Shipwreck Cafe offers delious pizza, hot toasted panini sandwiches, chicken nuggets, hot dogs, corn dogs, Dippin' Dots and many more snack items. General Admission for children ages 1 to 12 is $6.99, adults are free. We have an arcade area for older children. Free Wi-fi « less
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Ranked #18 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Category: Golf Courses
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