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Wilmore/Lexington Area Attractions
The American Saddle Bred Museum (27 miles from Wilmore)
Explore the history and legends of the American Saddlebred, Kentucky's only native breed, at this museum which includes various exhibits and an award winning multi-image show, "Saddlebred for America."
4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511
Ashland: Henry Clay Estate (18 miles from Wilmore)
The home of celebrated statesman Henry Clay, a 600-acre estate that once grew hemp, tobacco and grain is now a museum and National Historic Landmark, where visitors can tour the 18-room mansion, grounds and beautiful gardens.
120 Sycamore Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40502
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky (15 miles from Wilmore)
The AVIATION MUSEUM of KENTUCKY is located at Blue Grass Airport, Lexington. The facility has 12,000 square feet of display area, a fully equipped shop for aviation restoration projects, an office, a library/archive and a gift shop. The Museum is a dynamic entity which includes not only older restored aircraft and memorabilia, but also air-worthy, flyable aircraft for the public to enjoy.
4029 Airport Road, Lexington, KY 40510
Camp Nelson (14 miles from Wilmore)
The original camp covered 4,000 acres with some 300 buildings and fortifications. Camp Nelson provided the Union Army with over 10,000 African-American soldiers, making it the third largest recruiting and training depot for African Americans in the nation. There are over 5 miles of trails to explore and learn about the Civil War. View some of the unique artifacts related to Civil War Soldier Life, now on display at the Camp Nelson Heritage Park Interpretive Center.
6614 Danville Rd, Nicholasville, KY 40390
Explorium of Lexington (17 miles from Wilmore)
Explorium of Lexington offers adventures in fun and learning. With nine discovery zones filled with interactive exhibits designed to inspire imagination and curiosity, kids of all ages have experiences that can last a lifetime. Formerly known as the Lexington Children’s Museum, Explorium is one of the oldest children’s museums in the United States.
440 W. Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507
George Hadley, celebrated artist and jewelry designer, established this special museum in 1968 that houses a magnificent collection of decorative arts objects.
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40510
Hunt-Morgan Home (17 miles from Wilmore)
The former home of General John Hunt Morgan now houses a second-floor Civil War museum.
201 N. Mill Street., Lexington, Kentucky 40507
Keeneland (15 miles from Wilmore)
Part thoroughbred race course, part sales company and considered one of America's most beautiful tracks, Keeneland is known for its well-designed and meticulous landscaping. The grounds consist of the paddock, a prep area where visitors can view horses up-close just before the race and a combination of dirt and turf race tracks.
4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510
Kentucky Horse Park (27 miles from Wilmore)
Horse enthusiasts and other visitors can meet and pet their favorite breeds at this 12,000-acre working horse farm dedicated to celebrating man's relationship with the majestic creatures. The park features two museums, twin theaters and nearly 50 different breeds of horses.
4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, Kentucky 40511
Kentucky Theater (17 miles from Wilmore)
This Romanesque-style theater built in 1922 was restored to its original grandeur in 1992. In addition to showing classic, modern and foreign films, the Kentucky Theater hosts a variety of concerts as well as the weekly taping of the syndicated radio show 'WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour'.
214 E. Main St., Lexington, KY
Latrobe's Pope Villa (17 miles from Wilmore)
One of the few remaining examples of the work of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, one of the architects of the US Capitol.
326 Grosvenor Avenue, Lexington, KY 40507
Lexington Arboretum (16 miles from Wilmore)
Expansive arboretum features a variety of trees, gardens and walking/jogging paths. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
500 Alumni Drive, Lexington, KY 40503 (859) 257-6955
Lexington Cemetery (19 miles from Wilmore)
Established in 1824, this is considered one of America's most beautifully landscaped cemeteries.
833 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40508
Lexington Children’s Theatre (17 miles from Wilmore)
418 West Short Street Lexington, KY 40507
Lexington History Center (17 miles from Wilmore)
The area's newest attraction is housed inFayette Country's old courthouse built in 1900.Explore the area's rich history through exhibits and lecture series. Open year-round daily noon to 4:00 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
215 W. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507
Lexington Legends Minor League Baseball- Whitaker Bank Ballpark (18 miles from Wilmore)
Home of the Lexington Legends, the Houston Astros' Class A affiliate in the South Atlantic League.
207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505 (Formerly Applebee's Park)
Lexington Opera House (17 miles from Wilmore)
Meticulously restored 1886 opera house hosts Broadway Live and Variety Live series, as well as concerts and local arts performances.
401 W. Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 (859) 233-4567
Lexington Thoroughbred Park (17 miles from Wilmore)
This 2.5 acre park dedicated to the Thoroughbred industry contains seven life-size and lifelike bronze racehorses streaking toward the finish line, while broodmares, foals and the great stallion Lexington 'graze' in a nearby field. Jockey greats Randy Romero, Pat Day, Bill Shoemaker, Jerry Bailey, Don Brumfield, Chris McCarron and Craig Perret are all represented.
East Main Street at Midland Avenue, Lexington, KY 40507
Wilmore Parks and Recreation
Wilmore Parks & Recreation serves the Wilmore community with recreation programs / special events for all ages. The department also maintains and plans park spaces for everyone to enjoy. To contact Wilmore Parks & Recreation Director Amy Fitch, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone/text at 859-338-2208.
City Hall - 335 East Main Street,Wilmore, KY 40390