Visit Our History Campus

 Your journey into Kentucky’s past begins at the

Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History

100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-1792

1

Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History

Immerse yourself in the Kentucky experience and watch history come to life in this breathtaking, multimillion dollar museum and research facility.

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2

Kentucky Military History Museum

Revisit the Commonwealth’s military history in this fortress-like building that overlooks downtown Frankfort. Built in 1850, the State Arsenal is home to the Kentucky Military History Museum.

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3

Old State Capitol

Delve into the politics and everyday life of the tumultuous 19th-century by touring this National Historic Landmark that served as Kentucky’s capitol from 1830 to 1910.

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Hours

Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with extended hours on Thursday to 8 p.m.

Old State Capitol
Tuesday-Saturday Tours: 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Start at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

Kentucky Military History Museum
Closed due to winter weather until March 21.

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
Wednesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with extended hours on Thursday to 8 p.m.

Admission

(Includes all sites.)

Adults: $4 | Youth (6-18): $2 | Children (5 and under): FREE
KHS members: FREE | Veterans: $3