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Rocketry Summer Program

Posted on May 22, 2015 by Emily Roush

Looking for a great educational opportunity for the kids this summer?  Check out the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center’s summer programs on  July 8 and 9.  Children will not only learn about the science behind rocketry, but build and launch their own rocket ships.   Click Here to Read More

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First Annual Comic Con

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum is excited to host the first annual Highlanders Hero Con on Saturday, September 5, 2015.  The event will run from 10 am to 7 pm and will feature local vendors, special guests and a costume Contest with cash prizes. 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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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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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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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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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