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River Discovery Center, Paducah

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  • We had a great visit. They have great displays on the river and the history associated with Paducah. There is also a simulator to test your riverboat piloting skills as well as a theater with an infor...  more »
  • Have a short movie on history of Paducah - very interesting. lots of displays are set up with buttons to push with explanations of what you're seeing. What I enjoyed most was the boat pilotting simula...  more »
  • Good to see the ancient people of this area acknowledged. There is such history in the river going back thousands of years that feels so humbling.  more »
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  • This is a neat fun learning environment. We were greated by the sweetest lady ever. she was polite sincere and informative. The exhibits are laid out in such a way you can't wait to see what's next. A couple of the water features needs some maintenance. But with the interactive tablets that gives you more information as you move through the exhibits you can learn so much.
  • This unique little museum is full of interactive displays to help you learn all about life on rivers and the town of Paducah. Great for kids. The building itself is one the oldest in town. Upstairs are 3 rooms available to rent for small ceremonies and receptions, complete with antiques and a fabulous view of the Ohio River.
  • Such a neat little museum, with wonderfully sweet staff members. My 9 month old even had fun, there's a cute section for smaller kids to play that was perfect for him.
  • Didn't have time to go thru the museum but were greatly surprised at the town and hope to go back and spend a day or two visiting the historical landmarks. Paducah is best kept secret we've run across in our travels. The murals are spectacular.
  • This place is fabulous! My husband and I just stopped in yesterday, not expecting much, and had a wonderful, educational experience! Ms. Kemp is the Best! She gave us some information before our self-guided tour and then we progressed to learn so much more. She is a wealth of information... so pleasant and interesting. Should be a teacher!! We loved the tour.
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