Paducah, Kentucky

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Paducah, Kentucky, USA

Attractions in Paducah, Kentucky

Amusements

  • Paducah Wall to Wall Murals

    100 Broadway Street
    Paducah, KY 42001
    Overlooking Ohio & Tennessee Rivers
    270-519-1321
    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.
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Alben W. Barkley Museum

    533 Madison
    Paducah, KY 42003
    270-534-8264
    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 furnishings. Guided tours are available...
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  • Whitehaven Mansion

    1845 Lone Oak Road
    Paducah, KY 42003
    270-554-2077
    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 Truman. It now serves as the...
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Legendary Chief Paduke Statue

    North 19th Street at Jefferson Street
    270-362-1893
    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 1818 Jackson Purchase.
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • McCracken County Public Library

    555 Washington Street
    Paducah, KY 42003
    270-442-2510
    This library provides current and high demand materials in a variety of formats plus offers genealogy research services and programs.
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Museums & Galleries

  • National Quilt Museum, The

    215 Jefferson Street
    Paducah, KY 42002
    Historic Downtown
    270-442-8856
    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. A gift shop and book store...
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  • Paducah Railroad Museum

    200 Washington Street
    Paducah, KY 42003
    Washington St & Marine Way
    270-908-6451
    This railroad history museum contains a variety of railroad artifacts and memorabilia including lanterns, lights, books, maps, vintage telegraph and telephone equipment, and diesel control stands.
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  • PAPA Gallery, The

    124 Broadway
    Paducah, KY 42003
    270-527-3607
    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 this gallery. Four new shows...
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  • River Heritage Museum

    117 South Water Street
    Paducah, KY 42003
    Historic Downtown
    270-575-9958
    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 exhibits and tours are also...
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  • Tilghman Civil War Museum

    631 Kentucky Avenue
    Paducah, KY 42003
    270-575-1870
    Located in the restored home of Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman, this museum is filled with Civil War exhibits. In addition, it offers a variety of lectures and programs.
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  • William Clark Market House Museum

    121 South 2nd Street
    Paducah, KY 42001
    Market House Square
    270-443-7759
    Paducah's history comes alive at the William Clark Market House Museum.
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  • Yeiser Art Center

    200 Broadway
    Paducah, KY 42003
    270-442-2453
    Changing historic and contemporary arts and crafts exhibits from regional, national, and international collections are featured at this art center. Admission is charged for non-members.
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Bob Noble Park

    2915 Park Avenue
    Paducah, KY 42003
    270-444-8539
    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, and baseball fields.
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  • Demonstration & Trial Garden

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