Exhibits

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70 Years Later: A WWII Reflection

Posted on May 26, 2015 by Emily Roush

New to the Main Floor, “70 Years Later: a WWII Reflection” displays the stories of Ashland and how the region contributed to the effort to win the most costly war in human history. 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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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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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

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Ashland Oil and the Blazer Legacy

Posted on February 13, 2015 by Emily Roush

Now up on the Mezzanine:
Ashland Oil and the Blazer Legacy Click Here to Read More

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Booker T. Washington School

Posted on December 11, 2014 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is looking for artifacts and photos related to the Booker T. Washington School that once stood on Central Avenue.  Items will be used in a future exhibit and can either be donated or loaned. Click Here to Read More

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Now Open: Space Science Hall

Posted on November 7, 2014 by Emily Roush

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center to Open New Exhibition Hall

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center has opened a new space science exhibition hall. Located in the Discovery Center, it houses the new exhibit “Satellites, Aerospace & the Bluegrass State.” Click Here to Read More

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Frank and Margaret Adkins Aviation Exhibit

Posted on August 22, 2014 by Emily Roush

The Frank and Margaret Adkins Aviation Exhibit has been renovated and reopened! Click Here to Read More

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Early Kentucky

Posted on December 5, 2012 by bob

Early Kentucky highlights Native American cultures and the first white explorers to enter the Kentucky landscape. Click Here to Read More

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Digging Deeper

Posted on September 4, 2012 by bob

Update: This interactive exhibit is now open in its new location in the Discovery Center. The exhibit has been rebuilt as an extension of the Discovery Cavern, and continues to offer children a hands-on experience in archaeological excavation and discovery. Click Here to Read More