Temporary 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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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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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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It’s in the Bag: A Handbag History

Posted on October 10, 2014 by Emily Roush

New on the Main Floor Click Here to Read More

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A New Beginning: Highlands Museum is 30!

Posted on August 27, 2014 by Emily Roush

Now on display on the Mezzanine: “A New Beginning: Highlands Museum is 30″ celebrates the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center’s birthday. Click Here to Read More

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The Great Depression: Looking Back 85 Years

Posted on August 16, 2014 by Christy Martin

Located in the Mezzanine, “The Great Depression: Looking Back 85 Years” revisits one of the darkest times in the nation’s history.  This exhibit features the fashion, entertainment, and home life during the Great Depression and includes many photographs and newspaper clippings of Ashland in the 1920s and 1930s. Click Here to Read More

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D-Day: 70 Years Later

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Christy Martin

D-Day: 70 Years Later is an exhibit that commemorates the milestone anniversary of the invasion of Axis Europe by the Allies in June 1944. Click Here to Read More