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Snow Day at Highlands Wednesday 1/17/18

Posted on January 16, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Apologies! Due to snow, we will be closed Wednesday 1/17/18. We will re-open Thursday 1/18/18 at 10AM. Be safe and warm! Click Here to Read More

City of Ashland New Year’s Eve Party

Posted on December 27, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center will again be participating the the City of Ashland New Year’s Eve Party.  The Main Floor and Discovery Center will be open with free admission on Sunday, December 31 from 9pm to 11:55pm.  For more information about this event, call the museum at 606-329-8888. Click Here to Read More

A Century of Play: Toys from 1880 to 1980

Posted on December 27, 2017 by Emily Roush

Now on display on the Mezzanine level, “A Century of Play: Toys from 1880 to 1980” chronicles 100 years of popular toys and how children played with them.  This exhibit examines trends in toys and how technological advances changed the materials of which they were constructed.  Click Here to Read More

Sports Exhibit Call for Artifacts

Posted on December 14, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is currently working on two sports themed exhibits for Spring 2018.  We are looking for sports related memorabilia from the community to include.  If you are interested donating or loaning items for the exhibit, please contact curator Heather Whitman at 606-329-8888 or heather@highlandsmuseum.com. Click Here to Read More

Highlands Games Basketball Camp

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to partner with the University of Rio Grande Athletic Department and the Ashland YMCA to present a unique learning opportunity for the region’s youth.  The Highlands Games Basketball Camp with the University of Rio Grande basketball teams will take place on Wednesday, December 27 from 9am to 12pm at the YMCA located at 3232 Megan Neyer Way.  Click Here to Read More

Gingerbread House Contest Winners

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Emily Roush

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Holidays at the Highlands Open House. It was a fun filled day that got everyone in the Christmas spirit.

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Gingerbread House Decorating Contest. Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars 2018

Posted on December 1, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to announce the fifth annual Dancing with Our Stars scheduled for February 3, 2018 at the Boyd County Community Center. Dancing with Our Stars, the museum’s largest fundraiser, features local celebrities partnered with professional dancers competing for $1 votes to win the famous Mirror Ball Trophy. Click Here to Read More

Christmas Tour of Homes

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Friends of the Highlands would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s Christmas Tour of Homes. This year’s attendance was one of the highest we have had with this event.  We owe a huge thank you to all of the homeowners who made the Tour of Homes possible:  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

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