100 Allstar Way
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Phone: (859) 887-0700
Fax: (859) 881-0735
100 Allstar Way, Nicholasville, KY, US, 40356
- Phone: (859) 887-0700
- Fax: (859) 881-0735
Arts & Museums
The Aviation Museum has 12,000 square feet of display area, a fully equipped shop for aviation restoration projects, an office, a library/archive and a gift shop. The Museum includes not only older restored aircraft and memorabilia, but also air-worthy, flyable aircraft for the public to enjoy.
The Art Museum At The University Of Kentucky boasts over 450 artifacts from Latin America, U.S.A, Europe, Asia and Africa. This global museum of sorts is a rich resource for students, researchers, collectors, art enthusiasts and people in general. Abstract Impressionism, decorative art, sculptures, Italian Baroque, photography, American Impressionism and more genres are well-represented here. Check website for details on upcoming exhibitions.
Exhibits here include the Athens of the West, In Black & White, The Keeneland Legacy, Antique Typewriters, Lincoln & His Wife's Hometown, and The Education of a Southern Gentleman - Jefferson Davis. Join them for other special exhibits and programs.
Land of Tomorrow is not a regular art gallery. It opens the door to the world of modern and experimental creations in the field of music and design. By exhibiting the beautiful works of artists from across the world as well as inviting them for lectures and workshops, creates a melting pot for various artists. A delight for art lovers! The exhibitions held here are mostly combined with performances of local and national bands on tour, thus, making it an artistic and cultural hot spot in Lexington. Artists like Joseph Kucinski, Jonathan Muecke and Aili Schmeltz have showcased their artworks at this gallery in the past. Visit their website to know more.
Explorium offers adventures in fun and learning with nine discovery zones filled with interactive exhibits. Explorium is one of the oldest children's museums in the United States.
The Monroe Moosnick Medical and Science Museum is located in the Transylvania University. Named after a late professor of the university, this museum showcases an intriguing collection of medical instruments and apparatus that date back to the 18th and 19th Century. On display are anatomical models, botanical artifacts and scientific paraphernalia that were originally sourced from London and Paris, and used in the medical school. This establishment is open to visitors by appointment.
A social history museum in miniature, The Great American Dollhouse Museum exhibits over 200 miniature houses and buildings, furnished in extraordinary detail, arranged as timelines of U.S. history, towns, and neighborhoods. Open regular hours, year-round.
One of the largest Planetariums in the country. It carries you on a trip 9.3 billion miles from the earth, showing the sky as it would appear from any planet in the solar system.
The Headley-Whitney Museum exhibits the decorative arts including furniture, metalwork, textiles and ceramics. The permanent collection includes jewelry and bibelots designed by Headley, his jewelry specifications, 18th and 19th century Chinese textiles, and Chinese ceramics which range in date from the Neolithic, Tang, Song, Ming and Qing periods.