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Waveland State Historic Site

225 Waveland Museum Lane, Lexington, KY 40514-1618
+1 859-272-3611
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We had a blast

We had an absolute blast with this tour. The gentleman who gave it was informative and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosi F
Richmond, Kentucky
Glossy veneer, grim history

The stories the tour guide told us all depicted Bryan as a terrible, greedy man, but she punctuated... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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225 Waveland Museum Lane, Lexington, KY 40514-1618
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolute blast with this tour. The gentleman who gave it was informative and very entertaining. The tour was supposed to be an hour but was closer to two.

Thank Rosi F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The stories the tour guide told us all depicted Bryan as a terrible, greedy man, but she punctuated each with "It's a great story" or "He was a great businessman"- I found this very jarring. There was one staircase that was closed off- the guide...More

1  Thank cajafa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stop on our historic homes tour. It is located a bit outside of Lexington. Our tour guide was dressed in periodic garb and very knowledgeable of the house, grounds, and history of the area and family. Well worth the stop.

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Waveland is a beautiful southern plantation. The grounds are awesome and well maintaned. It is a great place for a picnic with a nice play area. It is at its best when it hosts its arts fair.

Thank kc4jox
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My husband and I celebrated Valentine's Day at Waveland enjoying their special evening tea. We had such a good time and it was the best Valentine's day ever! Costumed workers served us tea and treats on fine china at special tables for two. It was...More

1  Thank Wickedlovely27
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Enjoyed the history of Waveland and the impact the Bryan family had on American and Kentucky history

Thank Gregory T
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Took the tour and was entertained the entire time. Our tour guide was not only period appropriate, but extremely knowledgable and made the whole experience fun. The home and artifacts were very well kept up. Great experience and an enjoyable way to learn the plantation...More

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Nicely preserved home and artifacts that are a great U.S. history lesson for adults and kids and the family story is an interesting tale. While the slave quarters were sobering, it is part of our history and worth seeing. Enjoyed the history lesson about early...More

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We took the tour through the house and it was lovely. Our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. There is also a cute shop, from where you purchase tickets for the tour.

Thank oumabdulaziz
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was a great experience full of history and very interesting! A must do!! Diffently takes you into the past

Thank Territrue
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What does the tour cost?
14 August 2015|
Response from rworden | Reviewed this property |
I believe that this was $10 per person. However, we took advantage of a 4 home tour package for only $20 per person which included Waveland, the Mary Todd Lincoln House, The Hunt Morgan House and Ashland home of Henry Clay... More