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Kentucky
Bardstown
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History
114 North Fifth Street
Spalding Hall
Bardstown KY 40004
Phone 502 348-2999
Web Site ******
Description stills, bottles, history of the whiskey industry from colonial times to almost the present
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Beverage
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 05/22/2003
 

  KY

  Bowling Green

  National Corvette Museum

  350 Corvette Drive

  Bowling Green  KY  42101    

  Phone  270 781-7973

  Web Site  www.corvettemuseum.com/

  Toll Free  800 53-VETTE

  Description  all about Corvettes, across the street from the only Corvette plant

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  4/5/2006

  KY
 
Cave City
 
Mammoth Cave Wax Museum
 
Hwy 70 West
 
PO Box 678
 
Cave City  KY  42127
 
Phone   270 773-3010
 
Web Site  http://www.mammothcave.com/wax.htm
 
Description  wax museum
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Wax
 
New or Updated:     5/17/2004

  KY

  Columbus

  Columbus-Belmont State Park

  350 Park Road

  PO Box 9

  Columbus       KY           43032    

  Phone   270 677-2327

  Web Site  http://parks.ky.gov/stateparks/cb/index.htm

  E-mail  mailto:ColumbusBelmont@ky.gov?subject=Request for Information - Columbus-Belmont

  Description  160 acre park at site of battle holds museum, trails along the earthworks, artillery,  anchor for chain which blocked the river

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Beverage

  Era  Civil War

  New or Updated:             11/5/2005

Kentucky
Corbin
Colonel Harland Sanders Museum
1441 Gardiner Lane
Corbin KY
Phone 606 528-2163
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.chickenfestival.com/sanders.htm
Description story of honorary Kentucky Colonel who made a fortune late in life from fried chicken
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 06/03/2003
 

  KY

  Covington

  Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati

  315 W Southern Avenue

  PO Box 15065

  Covington  KY  41015    

  Phone   859 491-7245

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.cl2005.com/prototype_ind_tours.pdf

  Description  Interiors of railroad cars, memorabilia, locomotives

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Owner/Operator:  Railway Exposition Company

  New or Updated:   8/20/2005

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   KY

  Elizabethtown

  Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia

  1030 North Mulberry

  Elizabethtown                KY           42701    

  Phone   270 234-1100

  Web Site  http://www.schmidtmuseum.com/home.html

  E-mail  mailto:schmidtmuseum@yahoo.com

  Description  family has been a local bottler since 1901, has collected Coca Cola advertising material

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Beverage

  New or Updated:              9/8/2005



Kentucky
Elizabethtown
Rineyville Sandblasting Model A Ford Museum
179 Arvel Wise Lane
Elizabethtown KY 42701
Phone 502 862-4671
Web Site *****
Description 40 unrestored 1928-1931 Ford cars, trucks, parts, etc.
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
New or Updated: 04/19/2003

 

 

  KY

  Fort Campbell

  Don F Pratt Museum

  Bldg 5702 Tennessee Ave

  ATTN AFZB-IT-M

  Fort Campbell                KY           42223    

  Phone   270 798-4986

  Web Site  www.campbell.army.mil/pratt/

  Description  101st Airborne and units stationed at Fort Campbell, present & past

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Aircraft

  New or Updated:              9/7/2005
 

  KY

  Fort Mitchell

  Vent Haven Ventriloquism Museum

  33 West Maple Avenue

  Fort Mitchell   KY 41011    

  Phone   859 341-0461

  Web Site  www.venthaven.com

  Description  500 ventriloquist dummies

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  New or Updated:  1/1/2005

Kentucky
Hodgenville
Lincoln Museum - KY
66 Lincoln Square
Hodgenville KY 42748
Phone 270 358-3163
Web Site http://www.lincolnmuseumky.org/
Description 12 episodes from Lincoln's life in diorama form
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Era Civil War
New or Updated: 06/18/2003

 

 

 
  Kentucky
Lexington
American Saddlebred Museum
4093 Iron Works Pkwy
Lexington KY 40511
Phone 859 259-2746
Web Site http://museum.american-saddlebred.com/
Toll Free 800 829-4438
Description multi-image theater show, touch screen videos of World Grand Champions, located at Kentucky Horse Park
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Animals
New or Updated: 06/26/2003

Kentucky
Lexington
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
4316 Hangar Dr Blue Grass Airport
mail: PO Box 4118, Lexington 40544
Lexington KY 40510
Phone 859 231-1219
Web Site http://www.aviationky.org/
E-mail mailto:museum@aviationky.org
Description located at Blue Grass airport, restoration workshop, small collection of aircraft, library, Kentucky aviation Hall of Fame, summer aviation camp
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/27/2003n

  KY

  Lexington

  International Museum of the Horse

  4089 Iron Works Parkway

  I-75 exit 120

  Lexington  KY  40511    

  Phone 859 259-4303

  Web Site www.imh.org/imh/imhmain.html

  Toll Free 800 678-8813

  Description  located at Kentucky Horse Park, equine-themed park & competition

                    facility with more than 50 breeds of horse

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus Sports

  Collection G-M  Horses

  New or Updated:  6/26/2006

  KY

  Lexington

  Mary Todd Lincoln House

  578 West Main Street

  Lexington  KY         40507    

  Phone   859 233-9999

  Web Site  http://www.mtlhouse.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/lexington/mtl.htm

  Description  childhood home of Lincoln's wife

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:             7/26/2005
 

  KY

  Lexington

  Transylvania Museum of Medical & Scientific Apparatus

  Old Morrison

  Transylvania University

  Lexington  KY

  Web Site  http://homepages.transy.edu/~museum/museum.htm

  Description  online museum of historic medical and "philosophical" equipment

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Owner/Operator:  Transylvania University

  New or Updated:   7/19/2005

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  KY

  Louisville

  Museum of American Printing House for the Blind

  1839 Frankfort Avenue

  Louisville   KY       40206    

  Web Site  http://www.aph.org/museum/museum.htm

  Toll Free  800 223-1839

  Description  history of education for the blind with tactile books, maps, globes, Braille printing   machinery, talking books

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Printing

  New or Updated:           10/10/2005

 

  Louisville

  Joseph A Callaway Archaeological Museum

  Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

  2825 Lexington Road

  Louisville   KY

  Phone 502 897-4041

  Web Site http://www.legacycenteratsouthern.com/pdf/campusmap.pdf

  Alt Web http://www.jewishsightseeing.com/usa/kentucky/louisville/sd2-

  Description  items related to Biblical times and places - copy of Rosetta Stone

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Collection A-F  Bibles

  Collection G-M  Mummies

  New or Updated:  3/30/2007

Kentucky
Louisville
Kentucky Derby Museum
704 Central Avenue
Louisville KY 40208
Phone 502 636-7097
Alt Phone 502 637-1111
Web Site http://www.derbymuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:info@derbymuseum.org
Description sounds, sights & artifacts of famous horse race, tours of stable areas & infield, 360 degree video
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Sports
Kind of Activity Race Track
Collection N-Z Racing
New or Updated: 07/05/2003

  KY

  Louisville

  Louisville Automobile Museum

  737 South Third Street

  Louisville  KY  40202    

  Phone   502 568-2277

  Web Site  *****

  Description  phone number shows in current directories as a photography studio

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/6/2004

  KY
 
Louisville
 
Louisville Slugger Museum
 
800 West Main Street
 
Louisville  KY 40202    
 
Phone   502 588-7228
 
Web Site  http://www.sluggermuseum.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.hallowedground.org/html/places/slugger.htm
 
Description  bat &  glove sculpture, film, ball field, bats of famous players, factory tour
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Industry /Profession Baseball
 
New or Updated:   3/31/2004

  KY

  Louisville

  Callahan Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

  1839 Frankfort Avenue

  Louisville    KY

  Web Site  http://www.aph.org/museum/index.html

  Toll Free  800 223-1839

  Description  artifacts on the educational history of blind people, including braille writers and talking  books; tours of the Printing House are also available

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Mechanical

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   3/14/2005

 

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