Hours & Admission

Kentucky History Center & Museums Hours

Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History

  • Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library

  • Wednesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Old State Capitol

  • Guided Tours Available Saturdays: 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

(Tuesday-Saturday tours resume March 9.)

State Arsenal

Through March 8, the Kentucky Military History Museum is open only by appointment to groups of 10 or more. Call 502-564-1792 to schedule. Tuesday-Saturday hours resume March 9.

The Kentucky History Center & Museums are Open These Holidays:

  • MLK Day (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day


KHS has facilities available for rent during regular and after-hours, too. Click here, email or call 502-782-8070 for information.


(Includes all exhibits, locations and the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library, if they are open at the time of your visit. Note that open hours vary seasonally.)

Adults: $8 | Youth (6-18): $6 | Veterans: $6
(Plus 6% Kentucky sales tax.)

Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE