Museums and Tours


These are a few of the Museums and Tours available in the area. If there are others you feel should be included please contact us.


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Ashland Area Art Gallery , with the Artist's Market and rotating exhibits
 1516 Winchester Avenue, (606) 329-1826

The Kentucky Highlands Museum has exhibits on The Judds,  Jean Thomas, antique clothing, Native Americans and W.W.II  1620 Winchester Ave., (606) 329-8888

The Paramount Performing Arts Center opened in 1931 this Art Deco theater was featured in the Billy Ray Cyrus "Achy Breaky Heart" video.
1300 Winchester Ave., (606) 324-3175.

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Mountain Homeplace , a living history village depicting the life of those who lived on the Appalachian plateau in the mid 1800s. Off KY-40 at Paintsville Lake, (606) 297-1850

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Coal Camp Museum in Van Lear is housed in the original Consolidation Coal Company office building. The museum depicts coal camp life, including  the original doctor's office. A 40-foot scale model shows the camp as it was during the 1920s
 US23 south to KY-302 east, 78 Miller's Creek Road,  (606) 789-4759  or 8528


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Tour the Augusta Dils York Mansion , perched on a bluff overlooking the town. This magnificent home, begun in 1912 and completed two decades later, has a tile roof, terrazzo floors and many original furnishings
 209 Elm, (606) 432-3092


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The Elkhorn City Railroad Museum on Pine Street has memorabilia from the time when the town was a major railroad interchange, including a caboose, meters, switch stands, lanterns and a velocipede.
(606) 432-1391

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