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Ashland Signature Mansion Tour

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    Visit: Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Rd, Lexington, KY 40502-1842

    Make your way to Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Walk through the meticulously preserved rooms of this 18-room Federate-styled mansion, complete with an impressive display of original furnishings, artwork and statuary. Ashland is a must-see for anyone interested in Kentucky history, United States history, Political history, the Civil War, and architecture. 

    Enter the front door and our knowledgeable docents will welcome you inside for a narrated journey through this beautiful estate. Then, take an optional self-guided tour of the gardens and grounds, Civil War monument and Henry Clay Exhibit. Immerse yourself in the history of Henry Clay's Ashland and conclude with a stop at the Museum Store or enjoy a bite to eat at The Ginkgo Tree Café. 

    At the end of your visit, make your way back to downtown Lexington and enjoy other must-see sites.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This was a guided tour and the tour guide was exceptional. All of the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the home, prior owner(s) and the grounds.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank roderickp851
    Cameron W, Manager at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for visiting! We're certainly glad that you had a great experience.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great tour. Our 9 y/o grandson really enjoyed the tour. It was well worth the visit. We were revisiting from 40 years ago. It is still great.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank kmcfar
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our small group included 2 children, both very well behaved and one pretty precocious and inquisitive. As a tour guide myself, I know this can be challenging but she handled the situation perfectly -- directing the children's attention to something that would appeal to them...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank David M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our tour guide was very informative. Learned a great deal about Henry Clay and his family. The house and contents are really something to see.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank samsmary26
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our excellent tour guide gave us an informative tour of Ashland and a lot of insight into Henry Clay. I finally learned where the term purse money came from in Thoroughbred racing! And the difference between billiards and pool. And of course how influential Henry...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Laura G
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