River Discovery Center

117 S. Water St.
Paducah, KY 42001- Map It
Phone: (270) 575-9958

AAA Editor Notes

River Discovery Center, 117 S. Water St., features interactive displays including a boat simulator; 24 Hours on the River; a river boat timeline; a rain table; a lock and dam; a dredge model; river habitats including turtles and other wildlife; a 16-minute river film; a Civil War exhibit; and a restored 1920s calliope. In a renovated two-story, brick, 1843 antebellum structure built to house a bank, the museum overlooks the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers.
$8; $7 (ages 60+); $5 (ages 0-12); free (active military with ID).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 1-5, Apr.-Nov.; Mon.-Sat. 9:30-5, rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.