Highlands Museum & Discovery Center

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center

Address:
1620 Winchester Avenue
Ashland, KY 41101

Phone:
606.329.8888

Fax:
606.324.3218

Email:
info@highlandsmuseum.com

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[Re-opening with restrictions June 10, 2020]

Tuesday
Open for business only

Wednesday – Saturday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Holiday hours may vary

Adults
$6.50

Children 18 & under and Senior 55 & older
$5.00

Children 2 & under
Free

Street parking available.

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Our Re-Opening

Dear members and friends:

We have truly missed seeing out members and visitors over the past weeks due to the mandatory closing of the museum due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the closure, we have major construction underway on the Clark Family Discovery Center which is located on the second floor of the museum. We also have replaced the old heating and cooling system on the main and mezzanine floors which became ineffective and very expensive to maintain.

The museum’s Main Floor and Mezzanine ONLY will be opening on June 10; the Discovery Center will open June 17 and both areas will be following all guidelines as issued by the State COVID-19 Guidelines.

During closure, the museum has undergone extreme sanitation measures. All touchable surfaces will be sanitized during the day to ensure your safety.

June 10:

Museum main floor and mezzanine will be open — includes new military exhibit honoring all wars, Country Music Heritage Hall, Paul Blazer, vintage clothing, school house, Adena period, doctor’s office, sports, Pogue’s Landing to Ashland, sports, WWII exhibit, and art gallery.

June 17:

The Discovery Center for children will re-open — interactive exhibits for children and Morehead State University Space Science Center

Criteria for visiting:

  • Masks are required
  • No symptoms of illness such as fever, cough, cold, or nausea
  • Temperature will be taken at the door
  • Sanitize hands upon entering and leaving the museum
  • Sign waiver related to COVID-19 exposure
  • Follow social distancing of 6 feet apart from others not in your party
  • Limited number of people per floor according to guidelines

Schedule of opening:

  • Monday — Closed
  • Tuesday — Closed to members/public (open for business only)
  • Wednesday through Saturday — Open to member/public: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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