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American Saddlebred Museum

4083 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511-8483
+1 859-259-2746
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Any fancier of the "Peacocks of the Show ring" will enjoy this museum on the grounds of Kentucky... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mel S
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Oneonta, New York
Must love horses

We had a great time. Lots to see , do and learn about. Timed shows and they were all worth it... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Penny F
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Fayetteville, Georgia
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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." The Museum houses the largest collection of Saddlebred artifacts in the world. Visit us on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4083 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511-8483
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any fancier of the "Peacocks of the Show ring" will enjoy this museum on the grounds of Kentucky Horse Park. It is a self-contained building, and a short, picturesque walk from the larger museum. The breed, people and tradition of the American Saddle Horse come...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a great time. Lots to see , do and learn about. Timed shows and they were all worth it. Lots of up close time with the horses. The museums are well organized. There is so much to see that we have to go...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is part of the horse park and a must see when touring. A lot of info on horses thru the years people don't realize are saddlebreds.

Thank susan c
Reviewed 13 August 2017

As an American Saddlebred owner and lover, this museum really hits the spot for me. For those already familiar with the breed (and with horse showing in general), this museum gives a great overview of all things American Saddlebred. The museum, to me, seems to...More

Thank bumpthat
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I was so impressed with the history and style of the Saddlebred. The museum was informative and easy to explore. Staff was educated in the breed and helpful.

Thank Annie W
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Awesome place to visit and tour. the staff were very helpful. It was very clean, air conditioned and had a lot of great things to look at and very educational too.

Thank UJCHOG
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The museum was a must see for us since we raise Saddlebred horses. The Tom and Donna Moore exhibit was great to see.

Thank Penny R
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Very interesting photos and memorabilia of Saddlebreds and their many uses. Enjoyed the photo op locations!

Thank bartsbuds
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Lots of history and displays to see. Would be a great place for kids to learn about saddledbreds. We have been once before but revisited and saw new additions.

Thank creekshop
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Great artifacts, great hands-on activities that are are unique. Ride a saddlebred via green screen! You don't need a lot of time, but don't miss it especially in the less optimal weather (all indoors).

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Response from Creeker01 | Reviewed this property |
WINTER SEASON - Includes Next Day Free November 2, 2015 - March 15, 2016, 9 am to 5 pm (closed on Mondays & Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Eve & Day, Christmas Eve & Day, New Year's Eve & Day). Adult $12.00 Children (6-12) $6.00... More
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