Inclusive Museum Day for Autism Awareness
Quiet spaces and sensory activities will be offered in “A Kentucky Journey” throughout the day.
Only 20 visitors will be allowed in the museum at a time so you must register for a time slot.
Time: Call for available two-hour time slots during the morning and afternoon. Maximum of 20 visitors to be in the museum at the same time.
Cost: Admission is free to children with autism. Adults: $8; Youth (6-18): $6 (5 and under are free); Veterans: $6; KHS Member benefits apply.
To Register, call 502-564-1792, ext. 4408. Visitors will enter via the entrance facing Ann Street. Pay by credit card when you register or when you arrive.
Take “A Kentucky Journey” and find your place in our story.
From Boone to baseball bats, horse racing to sporty cars, Kentucky’s impact is wide. Take a 12,000-year “journey” with us from prehistoric times to the modern day and learn how Kentucky came to be part of the U.S. consciousness. You’ll:
- Experience wartime and peace.
- Meet free people and the enslaved, private citizens and public figures.
- See items that tell of Kentucky’s most famous – and infamous – citizens: the mirror that hung in Lexington madam Belle Brezing’s parlor; the coat Gov. William Goebel wore the day of his assassination; the pocket watch Abraham Lincoln carried in 1860.
- Discover the things that illustrate everyday life for countless Kentuckians who helped set the Commonwealth’s course: handmade quilts that women carefully stitched to provide warmth for their families; hand-crafted furniture which stored the family treasures; tools of their trades.
No matter where you’re from, we’re confident you have a Kentucky connection. Take the “journey” and find yours.