Paducah, Kentucky

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Paducah, Kentucky, USA

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  • Paducah Wall to Wall Murals 270-519-1321
    100 Broadway Street, Paducah, KY 42001
    Overlooking Ohio & Tennessee Rivers
    Muralist Robert Dafford has brought Paducah's rich history to life on the downtown floodwall. These beautiful murals have interpretive panels that describe the content. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Alben W. Barkley Museum 270-534-8264
    533 Madison, Paducah, KY 42003
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this magnificent home was once the home of Captain William Smedley and is filled with period exhibits and... more info  map

  • Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum 270-575-5477
    631 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003
    Located in Downtown Paducah
    Owned by the Sons of Confederate Veterans, this Greek Revival-style home was once the residence of Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman. Its exhibits highlight Western... more info  map

  • Whitehaven Mansion 270-554-2077
    1845 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42003
    This historical landmark is a classical revival Victorian home and features a second floor room filled with memorabilia of Alben W. Barkley, Vice President under Harry... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Legendary Chief Paduke Statue 270-362-1893
    North 19th Street at Jefferson Street
    Sculptured by Lorado Taft, this sculpture honors the friendly chief of Chickasaw Indians whose name graces this city. Paducah lived and hunted in this area until the... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • McCracken County Public Library 270-442-2510
    555 Washington Street, Paducah, KY 42003
    This library provides current and high demand materials in a variety of formats plus offers genealogy research services and programs. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Hotel Metropolitan 270-443-7918
    724 Oscar Cross Drive, Paducah, KY 42003
    A hotel built to house African-American travelers, the renovated Hotel Metropolitan is a museum that pays tribute to African-American heritage and to such well-known... more info

  • National Quilt Museum, The 270-442-8856
    215 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42002
    Historic Downtown
    Known as the largest quilt museum in the world, this state-of-the-art museum features over 150 quilts on display as well as changing exhibits of new and antique quilts. ... more info  map

  • Paducah Railroad Museum 270-908-6451
    200 Washington Street , Paducah, KY 42003
    Washington St & Marine Way
    This railroad history museum contains a variety of railroad artifacts and memorabilia including lanterns, lights, books, maps, vintage telegraph and telephone equipment,... more info  map

  • PAPA Gallery, The 270-527-3607
    124 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42003
    Over 80 local artists, with original works available in a wide variety of styles including oils, acrylic, watercolors, pastel, pencil, and collage, are represented at... more info  map

  • River Heritage Museum 270-575-9958
    117 South Water Street, Paducah, KY 42003
    Historic Downtown
    Located in Paducah's oldest standing downtown building, this museum features a model steamboat display and an oil painting exhibit by local artist Polly Newman. Special... more info  map

  • William Clark Market House Museum, The 270-443-7759
    121 South 2nd Street, Paducah, KY 42001
    Market House Square
    Paducah's history comes alive among more than 4,000 square feet of rotating exhibits and displays at the William Clark Market House Museum. more info

  • Yeiser Art Center 270-442-2453
    200 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42003
    Changing historic and contemporary arts and crafts exhibits from regional, national, and international collections are featured at this art center. Admission is charged... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Bob Noble Park 270-444-8539
    2915 Park Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003
    This 125 acre municipal park offers a variety of features and activities including picnic areas, playgrounds, tennis courts, an Olympic size swimming pool, water slide,... more info  map

  • Demonstration & Trial Garden 270-247-1643
    3600 Coleman Road, Paducah, KY 42003
    This beautiful garden venue features an herb garden, sunflower garden, a working greenhouse and pergola, shrub and perennial borders, and U.K. trial beds. more info  map


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