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

 

Holiday Hours

The Kentucky Historical Society History Campus will be closed:
Wednesday, Dec. 24, starting at 1 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Dec. 26
Wednesday, Dec. 31, starting at 1 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, and Friday, Jan. 2.

Winter Hours

(Dec. 16 – March 13)

Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Old State Capitol
Saturday Tours: 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday: Open by reservation only to groups of 10 or more.

Kentucky Military History Museum
Tuesday-Saturday: Open by reservation only to groups of 10 or more.
Exceptions: Saturday, Jan. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 14. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
Wednesday-Friday: Open by reservation only to groups of 10 or more.
Exceptions: Saturday, Jan. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 14. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Admission

Winter admission includes all exhibits at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and Saturday tours of the Old State Capitol.

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

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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 now 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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