Lexington History Museum, Lexington
This museum's gallery has exhibits that change at each LexArts Gallery Hop event. Unique photography technology allows the museum to display 10,000 sq. ft. worth of photos in a 1,000 sq. ft. space. Pocket museum collections include exhibits that fit inside boxes.
There are also many artifacts related to area history that include ten 19th century lamp posts from the viaduct on Harrison Street, an ax from the 1770s, and a copper weather vane from 1899. Additional artifacts that relate to the local history include typewriters that IBM once made in Lexington and memorabilia from the famous Golden Horseshoe restaurant from the 1940s and 1950s.
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Walking Tours in Lexington, Kentucky
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Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
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