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The American Saddlebred Museum

4083 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511-8483
+1 859-259-2746
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Honors an Amazing Breed!

Located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park. This museum was filled with interesting and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
CapChaos
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Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
Good potential for growth, with some very good displays.

Co-located in the Kentucky Horse Place, it was much weaker than the other museums there. The... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2015
Jim S
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Clearwater, Florida
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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."
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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4083 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511-8483
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

Located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park. This museum was filled with interesting and interactive displays that reflect the significant role the Saddlebred played in America's history. There are many hands-on activities and short, informational films about these amazing horses. We left with...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Co-located in the Kentucky Horse Place, it was much weaker than the other museums there. The place can be very noisy, distracting if you are trying to follow the video displays. It recognizes the great contributions of black trainers and showman, but this display is...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I went one time years ago and would not recommend buying a ticket. Now if you go to the Kentucky Horse Park, you usually get a free ticket. It is still not worth it unless you like Saddlebreds.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is a great exhibit that is a companion to the Kentucky Horse Park. It is located on the right side of the parking lot for the Park. Admission is included in the Park ticket. This horse museum is artifact filled tribute to the horse....More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Nice museum, if you like history and horses, but then again if you did not like either, why did you go here? I was here for a special exhibit and it was very nice, although the security people watch you like you are going to...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 25 March 2015

LOVED the American Saddlebred Museum! It was included as a part of the ticket price to the Kentucky Horse Park which was a nice surprise. I had my two kids with me and they had a ball in the children's section. Tons of interactive things...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

A very nice museum. It's worth a visit since it's next to Kentucky horse park. The is something for all ages to see.

Thank Filson2434
Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

This was a cute museum after visiting the Kentucky horse park. Lots of photos, trophies, a film area, and children's exploration room.

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 1 June 2014

It was worth a brief visit in conjunction with the Kentucky Horse Park but not a special trip to see.

Thank Arvid O
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I visited during the off season late in the day so I did not have to pay admission. This museum, although rather small, is very well done and covers the history of this beautiful Kentucky horse and also some of the many trainers who made...More

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M_Pitts2
What is the price of admission????
16 January 2016|
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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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