Paducah, Kentucky

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Paducah, Kentucky, USA

Attractions in Paducah, Kentucky


  • 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. more info  map

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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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... more info

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. more info  map

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. ... more info  map

  • 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,... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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. more info

  • 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... more info  map

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,... more info  map

  • 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. more info  map


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