Kentucky Horse Park
Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm and an educational theme park opened in 1978. The equestrian facility is a 1,224-acre park dedicated to "man's relationship with the horse." Open to the public, the Park has a twice daily Parade of Breeds, showcasing both common and rare horses from across the globe.
American Saddlebred Museum
Explore the history and legends of the American Saddlebred, Kentucky's only native breed, at this museum which includes various exhibits and an award winning multi-image show, "Saddlebred for America."
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky is located at Blue Grass Airport, Lexington. The facility has 20,000 square feet of display area, a fully equipped shop for aviation restoration projects, an office, a library/archive and a gift shop. The Museum is a dynamic entity which includes not only older restored aircraft and memorabilia, but also air-worthy, flyable aircraft for the public to enjoy.
The Kentucky Theatre is a familiar Landmark to generations of Lexingtonians. It’s richly ornamented walls and glowing stained glass fixtures have hosted gala events and entertained overflowing crowds. They have also endured hard times and disasters, both natural and manmade. And so it stands today, a true palace of memories, a hall full of comedy, tragedy, drama, adventure, and just plain fun.
There is plenty to see and do at Ashland and the staff works to customize programs for school groups. The 17 acre property includes an historic mansion, carriage house, smokehouse, ice houses a dairy cellar and more. The wooded grounds contain walking paths, a formal garden and playing fields. A 20 x 40 tent is available from April-October.
The Hunt-Morgan House
Built in 1814, the Federal style Hunt-Morgan House has many beautiful architectural features, including the Palladian window with fan and sidelights that grace its front façade. In 1955, the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation was formed to save the home from impending demolition. The organization restored the home to its Federal appearance and now operates the house as a museum.
Parks & Recreation
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