The Museum is open Wednesday-Friday 10-5

Saturday-Sunday 12-5

The last tour is at 4pm

859-255-6653

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The Gem of the Bluegrass


The Headley-Whitney Museum is located 6 miles from downtown Lexington, KY. Follow New Circle Road (Rt. 4) to Exit 6, Old Frankfort Pike. At the end of the ramp, follow the signs to Frankfort. The Museum is located 4 miles from the exit at 4435 Old Frankfort Pike.

Please call the museum at (859)-255-6653 with any questions or for specific directions.

Museum & Museum Store Hours:


Wednesday - Friday: 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Guided Tours Daily. Last tour begins at 4pm.

(Call ahead for holiday schedule)

Admission:

Adults- $10
Seniors (62 & up) - $7
Students- $7
Children (5 & under) - Free
AAA Discount- (Effective July 1, 2013) $2 off Full-Priced Admission
Access Development -Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission Free
KET Members -Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission Free
LexArts Members-Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission Free
KY Junior Historical Society - $5

Group rates are available. Please contact Lauren Hunter-Smith for more information and pricing.

Plan the rest of your visit to Lexington!


Directions:

From Cincinnati:
1.) Take I-75 South towards Louisville/Lexington about 69 miles.
2.) Take Exit 115 (KY-922) towards BG Parkway /Airport/Lexington. Turn right onto KY-922
(Newtown Pike).
3.) Take Newtown Pike 1.6 miles to New Circle Road (KY-4)
4.) Turn right onto New Circle Road and go 2.8 miles to Old Frankfort Pike.
5.) Turn Right onto Old Frankfort Pike and go 4.4 miles to the Museum.
6.) Come to a complete stop before turning right into the museum.
Parking is to your left after you enter.

From Louisville:
1.) Take 1-64 East to Exit 58. Turn right onto Frankfort/Versailles Road (Hwy.60).
2.) Take Frankfort/Versailles Rd. (Hwy 60.) 3 miles to Steele Rd. (Hwy 1685)
3.) Turn left at the water tower onto Steele Rd. and take it a short distance till it ends at
Old Frankfort Pike.
4.) Turn right onto Old Frankfort Pike and travel 11 miles to the Museum.
5.) Come to a complete stop before turning left into the museum. Parking is to your left after you enter.

From Lexington:

1.) Take Main Street West just past Rupp Arena to Jefferson Street.
2.) Turn left onto Jefferson St. and prepare to take an almost immediate right.
3.) Turn right onto Manchester St. This street becomes Old Frankfort Pike.
4.) After about 2 miles you will pass over New circle Road (KY 4) The museum is 4.4 miles past New Circle Road on your right.
5.) Come to complete stop before turning right into the Museum. Parking is to your left after you enter.

Please Note: Old Frankfort Pike is a narrow country road with winding turns and hills. Although the posted speed limit is 55 MPH, we encourage you to go no faster than 40 MPH for safety reasons--and because you will be better able to enjoy one of the top-rated scenic highways in America!

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Location

Headley-Whitney Museum
4435 Old Frankfort Pike - Lexington, KY 40510
Phone: 859-255-6653 - Fax: 859-255-8375
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