Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington

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#7 of 10 in Museums in Lexington
Located in the heart of Kentucky’s Bluegrass region, the Museum furthers Headley’s vision with beautiful rotating exhibits of decorative and fine arts along with educational opportunities within the community.
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  • I've driven by the museum for years (often on a Monday or Tuesday, when they're not open), and always wanted to see what was inside. Last year I took my first visit out, and was amazed at what Lexingt...  more »
  • I am a fan of small quirky museums--the Fan Museum in Greenwich, the Door Museum in Pezenas, France, the Cats Museum in Kotor--and this little one has something to appeal to everyone. First, the drive...  more »
  • It's a bit of a drive from downtown Lexington but the charming rolling hills, picket fences and horse farms along the way add to the charm. The museum itself isn't huge but interesting and unique. The...  more »
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  • An underrated gem in Kentucky, no pun intended. The collection is small, but still fascinating. Probably the most interesting part is the shell grotto, the only in North America
  • Wonderful people. Nice place to see nice exhibits and very friendly and knowledgeable
  • Hidden gem.. literally
  • Was cool place to go
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