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




(March through December)

Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. –  5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Admission includes all exhibits at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and tours of the Old State Capitol and Kentucky History Military Museum.

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


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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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 now home to the Kentucky Military History Museum.

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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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