5100 Old Scioto Trail
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone: (740) 353-3232
Fax: (740) 355-0415
Arts & Museums
Housed in the historic Parsons Department Store, this regional historical museum teaches both adults and children about the history of Ashland and Eastern Kentucky through interactive exhibits. The popular Country Music Heritage exhibit showcases memorabilia and biographies of many well-known country music artists.
Located in the historical pump house, this art gallery features art shows and changing exhibits. The Poole Gallery can be used for receptions, showers, business meetings, or parties.
features telephone equipment and paraphernalia dating back to 1895. Included are telephone instruments, early local directories, wooden underground conduit and a working section of electro-mechanical "step-by-step" switching equipment. Open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with tours available.
Visit the largest radio museum in the Eastern United States. See hundreds of old radios from the 1920's to the 1950's, telegraph items, early televisions, and complete recreation of a 1920's radio shop, library, gift shop, and much more.
The Huntington Museum Of Art possesses an astounding number of artifacts which have been wonderfully preserved through the centuries, and which lay as a testament to Huntington's splendid past. Born out of a gift of 50 acres by Herbert Fitzpatrick who even donated his private collection of silver, prints, pray rugs, sculptures and glass, every visitor is fascinated by this museum. Events held here include discussions, workshops, nature trails and even theater and concerts.
Displays the artwork of local and regional artists.
Recreating the story of the pioneers who floated down the Ohio River to this spot, this museum offers a history and genealogy library as well as an art gallery. It also has one of the top high-quality private miniature collections in the country on display.