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Kentucky Museum

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green exhibit graphicFarmers Market Tote workshop February 3Psyanky egg dyeing workshop, March 32018 US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit


The Kentucky Museum

The Kentucky Museum is located in the Kentucky Building on the campus of Western Kentucky University. The Museum houses six major permanent exhibits and several changing exhibits. There is a variety of partnerships, services, opportunities, workshops, camps and other outreach provided to the public each year. In addition, the Museum works closely with WKU students and faculty to enhance instruction through a variety of tours, activities and programs. The Museum also works with area K-12 teachers offering both tours and other educational resources. Make plans to visit the Kentucky Museum. Visitor parking is available both next to the Museum and across Kentucky Street. Visitors sign a parking log at the lobby front desk.

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Free admission to all WKU faculty, staff and students with WKU ID

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About the Kentucky Museum App

Looking for what’s new at the Museum? Wonder what exhibits are on display? Looking for parking? Want to share your visit with us? The Kentucky Museum App is the place to find out everything about the Museum quickly and conveniently! Download the Museum’s App today.

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Physical address: 1444 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101


Monday - Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM

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A Culture Carried

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Basket workshop 2/3/2018

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Gallery Hop March 16, 2018

Create It Fordward Exhibit and Performances

America United and America Divided Project

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