Saturday May 9, Museum Hours

Posted on May 1, 2015 by Emily Roush

The museum will be closed to the public on Saturday, May 9 as we prepare for the “‘Uptown Abbey Tea”. Click Here to Read More

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WWII Walking Tour

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Emily Roush

For the second year, the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and Eastern Kentucky Military Historical Society are partnering to host the WWII Walking Tour of Downtown Ashland on June 13.  Click Here to Read More

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Morehead State Guest Speaker Series

Posted on April 23, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center has partnered with faculty and staff members from Morehead State University to create a series of presentations led my faculty and staff members from the Space Science Program.   Click Here to Read More

Phone System Repaired

Posted on April 21, 2015 by Emily Roush

The museum’s phone system has been repaired and we are now able to receive calls.  Again, we apologize for the inconvenience. Click Here to Read More

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Cityscape: the Businesses of Ashland

Posted on April 7, 2015 by Emily Roush

New on the Main Floor, “Cityscape: the Businesses of Ashland” chronicles the landmarks of downtown Ashland as they have changed over the decades, including the Ashland Sanitary Milk Company, Golden Dream Coffee, the C.H. Parsons Department Store and many more. Click Here to Read More

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Uptown Abbey Tea

Posted on April 2, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Friends of the Highlands are pleased to present the Uptown Abbey Tea.  This year’s annual tea will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 2-4 at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center. Click Here to Read More

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WWII: Changes in America

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine, “WWII: Changes in America.” Click Here to Read More

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Calling the Past: a Brief History of Telephones

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

New on the Main Floor, “Calling the Past: a Brief History of Telephones” displays a collection phones from the early 1900’s to the early 2000’s detailing the change in communication over the past century.   Click Here to Read More

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Crazy Quilts

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

March is National Quilt Month.  To celebrate the exhibit “Crazy Quilts” in on display on the Main Floor for the entire month.  It highlights four crazy quilts from our collections.   Click Here to Read More

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HistoryMobile coming to the Highlands

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to host the Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile.

Come to the Highlands Museum on April 9 and 10 to experience “Torn Within and Threatened Without: Kentuckians in the Civil War Era.”  This award winning interactive exhibit gives visitors the chance to step into the shoes of historical figures by choosing what they would do if faced with the same situations. Click Here to Read More