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Museum Hours Friday, November 24

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center will be open from 1pm to 8pm on Friday, November 24. Click Here to Read More

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving day.  We will reopen on Friday, November 24 at 1pm. Click Here to Read More

Holidays at the Highlands Open House

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Emily Roush

Join us at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center on Satuday, December 2 for the Holidays at the Highlands Open House, the museum’s annual Christmas celebration.  Admission to the museum will be free from 1pm to 3pm and $3 for the rest of the day.  Click Here to Read More

The 60’s & 70’s: Stable to Radical

Posted on November 9, 2017 by Emily Roush

The newest exhibit to the museum’s Mezzanine level, “The 60’s & 70’s: Stable to Radical”, uses vintage clothing from the museum’s collections to show the extreme change in American culture over the course of two decades.  Click Here to Read More

Christmas Tour of Homes

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Emily Roush

Tickets are now on sale for the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center’s annual Christmas Tour of Homes.  This holiday tradition coordinated by the Friends of the Highlands will take place on December 2 from 11am to 5pm and December 3 from 1pm to 5pm.   Click Here to Read More

Walking with the Past Sponsors

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Friends of the Ashland Cemetery would like to thank the sponsors who made the Walking with the Past cemetery tour possible. Click Here to Read More

In Black and White: A History of the Written Word

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Emily Roush

On display now through February 2018, “In Black andWhite: A History of the Written Word” discusses the history of the written word and communication from Egyptian Hieroglyphics to the Roman alphabet.  Artifacts featured in the exhibit include letters, a printing press, typewriters, postcards and more. Click Here to Read More

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is busy planning its 2017 holiday extravaganza for Ashland and the surrounding community.  We are continuing our Gingerbread House Competition continuing with the theme “Holidays at the Highlands”. Click Here to Read More

Highlands Center Now Open

Posted on May 26, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to open Highlands Center, a newly renovated rental venue located on the fourth floor of the museum.  Click Here to Read More

Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

Be sure to stop by the museum to pick up a copy of the new book, Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field by local author William E. Martin.  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