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Ky Great River Road Museums

Barlow City Jail, 139 N 4th Street, Barlow, KY 42024, Call 270-334-3500 for free tour.
Smallest jail in Kentucky established in 1933

Barlow House Museum, 509 Broadway St, PO Box 400, Barlow, KY 42024, Call (270) 334-3010 or email: for tour hours and prices | A historic early-20th century Victorian home in western Kentucky showcasing an unusual collection of furniture, crafts, and local memorabilia from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Carlisle County Museum

Carnegie Library Museum

Civil War Museum

Hickman County Museum, 221 East Clay Street, Clinton,  KY 42031, (270) 653-6187
Opens Wednesdays | 1:pm to 4:pm | or Call for Private Tour | In 1821 the Kentucky legislature organized Hickman County. Clinton became the county seat in 1829. Museum is full and rich in history. More than 3000 items on display in the 1860’s era home. The Hickman County Museum was founded in 1994 by a group of dedicated volunteers and wonderfully supportive community. If the walls of this 1860s era home could talk…. and in a way, they can. Through careful preservation and captivating exhibits we have managed to capture the amazing history, stories, and memories of Hickman County. The Museum take artifacts that are solely from Hickman County, allowing the Museum to stay true to the history of the county, to preserve local memorabilia, and still give a fascinating picture of changing times. In 2014 Hickman County Business and Industry Banquet awarded the Hickman County Museum a special recognition for historic preservation. Most recently the Museum has added a permanent full-scale historical restoration exhibit moving the Lamkin “horse and buggy” doctor’s office onsite. In December 2016, the Museum dedicated to the Rose Berry Quilt House.

Fulton Ky’s African American Railroad Workers Museum
Founded in 2009, Call: (731) 514-1663

Kentucky Veteran & Patriot Museum, 635 Phillips Drive, Wickliffe, KY 42087 | Museum Curator: Sandy Hart, 270/335-3128 – KVPM is dedicated to men and women everywhere in honor of those who served in wars in defense of liberty and our country – the United States of America.  Focusing on war, giving visitors a chance to explore and discover artifacts, photography, art and narratives.  One such piece is a painting of the “Cool Fool”, an airplane manned by the Tuskegee Airman who ushered Ballard County native Dan Price to safety.  Engraves bricks may be purchased for $50.00 to adorn the front walk leaving your name or inscribing in memory or honor of another, or use it as an opportunity to leave a personalized message and to show support for any organization.

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