We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center

1620 Winchester Ave, Ashland, KY 41101-7639
+1 606-329-8888
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Small, but worth the visit!

Are you interested in country music? How bout secrets of World War 2? Then this little museum is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stewart101
,
South Point, Ohio
Great fun for kids

We took our then 2 year old to see what this museum had to offer. They have some very interesting... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Jeremy L
,
Flatwoods, United States
Read all 25 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
1620 Winchester Ave, Ashland, KY 41101-7639
CONTACT
Website
+1 606-329-8888
Write a Review
Reviews (25)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Are you interested in country music? How bout secrets of World War 2? Then this little museum is for you! Explore the interesting attractions and you will definitely learn a bit of history!

Thank Stewart101
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We took our then 2 year old to see what this museum had to offer. They have some very interesting exhibits. My favorite was the music wall...check it out! In the basement they have a discovery center for kids with all kinds of things to...More

1  Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Friends live near Ashland and took us to the Discovery Center so our grandbaby could explore on a rainy afternoon. Unfortunately, they were remodeling, which is a good thing, but bathrooms were closed while we were there and the dust was incredible. We didn't receive...More

1  Thank candacejo
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great place for family fun! There is always something to do. You can take your kids there and have an awesome time!

Thank Delaney H
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center is a surprise if you are looking for interesting articles of the past. Several unique displays provide many interesting looks at items and scenes from the earlier years of Eastern Kentucky and the Ashland area. Nice place to take the...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The Highland Museum located in a portion of the former Parson's Department Store is a great venue for events. The enlarged photographs and the ever-changing presentations are great nostalgic reminders of the past yet the museum has progressed to be a part of the present...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Great to get a membership this allows you to visit other museums around the U.S beside here. Rainy afternoon with kids keeps them entertained for some time. Kept nice and staff friendly.

1  Thank TheBlairs_10
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The Highlands Museum and Discovery Center is located in the heart of downtown Ashland. As of this writing, they are promoting an exhibit featuring the contributions made by the people of northeastern Kentucky during World War Two. Uniforms, newspaper covers, and captured equipment from Germany...More

1  Thank Ajarn_James
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

This museum is very small, but very entertaining! Nice little exhibit of local country music. A interesting place to visit when your looking for something to do on a weekend afternoon!

1  Thank WVPhotography
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

So much interactive fun for Little kids here! Lots of imaginative play areas and kids of all ages had a great time. Would highly recommend!

1  Thank Beachmommy4
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Fat Patty's
169 reviews
.20 km away
Texas Roadhouse
181 reviews
1.28 km away
Bella Fonte Italian Restaurant
52 reviews
.39 km away
Cheddar's
137 reviews
1.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Central Park
54 reviews
.36 km away
Paramount Arts Center
51 reviews
.36 km away
Superhero Creamery & T Shirt Factory
8 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Highlands Museum and Discovery Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit