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Kentucky Gateway Museum Center

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Worth it for the mineatures alone, they are amazing. Large research library for those interested... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
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We were told by several of the shop owners in town that their museum had a new exhibit of miniature... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Joe N
Louisville, Kentucky
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Kentucky Gateway Museum Center: Three Historic Collections in One Dynamic Place!Explorers. Movie Stars. Artists. Pioneers. Slaves. Everyone who ever passed through this part of Kentucky or called it home left a story behind. Some are stories of...more
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215 Sutton St, Maysville, KY 41056-1109
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Worth it for the mineatures alone, they are amazing. Large research library for those interested and very good museum of the history of the area. Plus the graveyard with stones from the 18th and 19th centuries. I don't think it is the original cemetary, just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We were told by several of the shop owners in town that their museum had a new exhibit of miniature homes/rooms that we just had to see. Are we ever glad we took them up on the visit to the museum. The miniatures are a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe N
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great place to visit, lots of interesting items. They also change the exhibits from time to time with new ones.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank daviddwelly
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We picked up a brochure about the museum at a miniature show. The details looked interesting. We had no idea what a treasure we would find when we recently traveled to the north-east town on the Ohio river. I had always held the miniature Thorne...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

The museum is very nicely done, and has a nice bit for children, but the Miniatures collection is a must see! If you like hand crafts, there are miniature representations, many doll-house models of famous houses and regular houses. Not children's toys, professionally done. Just...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Typical history Museum with a lot of different artifacts. Honestly a lot of the written text on the displays was informative, but too much for me to take in on a brief stop. Miniatures collection however was pretty amazing. Didn’t think I would find it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

We had very good luck researching an ancestor who came through Maysville in very early days. Myra was very helpful and everything was fairly easy to find which was nice for folks who hadn't been there before. They have a lot of material there and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cmitch920
Reviewed February 27, 2018

This review is for the genealogical section of the Center. If you are researching your family tree, with roots in this area (five counties) of Kentucky (plus two nearby counties in Ohio), the Gateway Museum Center's research library is a must on your visit list....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank goseedo
Reviewed December 29, 2017

This place alone is worth the journey to Maysville. Mrs. Browning has given our Commonwealth a remarkable gift in the miniatures museum. Take your children. Take your parents! You will be amazed. The tiny decorations for Christmas were breath taking.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sassygardner
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We only had one hour before the museum closed so we didn't get to see all the exhibits. The miniture room can take a couple of hours if you really look at all the pieces.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Kathy Jo F
June 11, 2017|
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Response from charlenetsreview | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Karol, except that I can spend the entire day there appreciating the mini-views, I hope that you love the visit as much as I had!