“Ashland Airport” book signing

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

On May 20 there will be a special signing with William E. Martin for his new book Ashland Airport Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field. This book shares the rich, interesting history of the now closed Ashland Airport, a place that’s existence is unknown to many in the region.  Click Here to Read More

Member Appreciation Day

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum simply would not exist without the support of our members.  Join us on May 20 from 12pm to 2pm for a special Membership Appreciation Event.  As a thank you to our wonderful members we will have refreshments and kids arts and crafts.   Click Here to Read More

First Responder Summer Camp

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

July 11 through 14, the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is again partnering with the Ashland Police Department, Ashland Fire Department, Boyd County EMS, Boyd County 911, and Boyd County Emergency Management to present First Responders Camp.  Aimed toward students entering 5th through 7th grades, it will give kids a fun and hands on glimpse of what it is like to be a first responder.  Click Here to Read More

Highlands Kids Fest 2017

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to present Highlands Kids Fest on July 29, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm.  This fun event is sure to have something to entertain the whole family.  Highlands Kids Fest will feature kid friendly vendors and activities as well as performances by Des Coveries Wild Animal Shows, magician Gary Boothe, and many more.   Click Here to Read More

Time Out: A History of Sports

Posted on April 8, 2017 by Emily Roush

The newest Main Floor exhibit “Time Out: A History of Sports” shows visitors the rich heritage of athletics in our Tri-State region.  This exhibit encompasses a wide range of sports including baseball, football, soccer, cheerleading, tennis, track, diving, and horse racing.  Click Here to Read More

Extremes in Fashion: Radical Changes

Posted on March 3, 2017 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine level, “Extremes in Fashion: Radical Changes” shows the evolution of fashion from tea gowns to miniskirts and wool bathing costumes to bikinis.  This exhibit chronicles changes in what society considered appropriate ways to dress.  This exhibit includes wedding gowns, swimwear, and hats.   Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars 2017 Special Thanks

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Emily Roush

Dancing with Our Stars is the Highlands Museum’s largest fundraiser.  It would not be possible without the support of the many businesses and individual who made this event possible.  Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars Sponsors

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center would like to thank all the individuals and businesses who sponsored Dancing with Our Stars 2017: Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars Winners

Posted on February 6, 2017 by Emily Roush

Congratulations to the winners of Dancing with Our Stars 2017: Click Here to Read More

Snapshot: A History of Photography

Posted on October 27, 2016 by Emily Roush

Stop by the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center to view the latest exhibit located on the Main Floor, “Snapshot: A History of Photography.”  Using items from our collections, “Snapshot” chronicles the rich history of photography from the from earliest daguerreotypes  to the digital cameras of the 21st Century.   Click Here to Read More