Highlands Museum and Discovery Center

1620 Winchester Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101- Map It
(606) 329-8888

AAA Editor Notes

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, downtown at 1620 Winchester Ave. (US 23), has hands-on exhibits about regional cultural, social and industrial history. Displays feature country music legends who hail from Kentucky; the Music Quilt, an interactive sound wall sculpture; archeological and World War I and II artifacts; and education in a one-room schoolhouse. The Discovery Center has exhibits for ages 5-11, a play space for children under 6 and an Ohio River towboat. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$6.50; $5 (ages 55+, students and children); free (ages 0-2).
Hours: Wed.-Fri. 10-4 (also Thurs. 4-8 p.m.), Sat. 10-6. Closed Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and Dec. 31.