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Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History

100 W Broadway St, Frankfort, KY 40601-1931
+1 502-564-1792
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Amazing Place!

Huge with tons of KY artifacts and lots of stuff to look at, great for kids and adults! Simply... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Zachary B
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Huge place

The fee was $4 for adults, that includes the museum, a guide(well informed) that takes you to the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
cheryl b
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The Kentucky Historical Society is the place to turn for anything related to Kentucky history. Our history campus in historic downtown Frankfort includes the premier library for Kentucky genealogy research, interactive exhibits that tell Kentucky's stories from prehistoric to current times, educational activities for all ages and more.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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100 W Broadway St, Frankfort, KY 40601-1931
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+1 502-564-1792
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Huge with tons of KY artifacts and lots of stuff to look at, great for kids and adults! Simply incredible views and awesome to look at!

Thank Zachary B
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The fee was $4 for adults, that includes the museum, a guide(well informed) that takes you to the old capital building, and entrance into the Kentucky military history museum. All had air conditioning.

Thank cheryl b
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a great museum for learning about Kentucky history and life in the past. There is something for everyone here.

Thank To-King
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Another treasure trove of history in Frankfort. The displays are well done, good for school age children.

Thank ldbrown3138
Reviewed 15 July 2016

As Tripadvisor doesn't seem to have a separate entry fo the Kentukcy Military History Museum, will just have to review it here! Actually, the Clark Center, Military History Museum, and old state house are bundled together as one attraction - your admission to one gets...More

2  Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Parts of the museum are classically styled exhibits of artifacts with placards, but it is well done, updated, and educational. It took me 95 minutes to see. I am a museum buff who can usually polish off a small museum and get back on the...More

Thank D3336HDkevinp
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Not a particularly imaginative museum. Traces the history of Kentucky in room settings and interactive exhibits. Worthwhile stop especially for children.

Thank AnnC576
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My wife really enjoys doing Family Genealogy. So we got a membership to the History Society so she could go up on the top floor of the Center and have access to the Genealogy department. They have an enormous selection of Kentucky history and information....More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This museum covers everything about the state - from pre civilization up to present day Kentucky. It is thorough and very comprehensive. They did not shy away from some of the uglier sides of our nation's history (slavery and the KKK). A wonderful mix of...More

1  Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Very comprehensive displays of history and how life has changed over the decades. Great place to research genealogy and many interesting events and special displays during the year. Has a gift shop as well.

1  Thank kyrubyred
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