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MUSEUM GUIDELINES

 

You can ensure a safe and enjoyable experience during your visit, by following the Museum Guidelines listed below. In doing so you are also helping to preserve the Museum's artifacts for generations to come. 

 

GUIDELINES

  • Touch only those items labeled as 'Touchable' or that are interactive.
  • Leave all food and drinks at the docent desk shelves provided. Food and drinks are not allowed within the exhibit areas.
  • Children younger than 15 must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Designated service animals are welcome throughout the Museum. all other pets are welcome to enjoy our lobbies and a fresh drink of water.
  • Personal photography is allowed throughout the museum, unless otherwise stated. 
  • Tripods, stand lights, selfie sticks, any large extraneous photographic equipment, or drones of any kind are not permitted within the Museum without prior written approval. 
  • We ask you to please leave umbrellas and wet rain gear with our docent in the lobby.
  • Only pencils are allowed to be used within the Museum. Please refrain from using exhibit surfaces for writing. We are happy to provide a writing surface upon request.
  • Smoking is prohibited within the Museum or within 10 feet of its entryways. This includes the use of e-cigarettes or any electronic smoking device.

 

ACCESSIBILITY

  • Elevators are located on the main floor, second floor, ground floor, and on both floors in the Arabian Galleries.
  • Wheelchairs can be obtained from the Visitor’s Center at the entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park. Please call the Kentucky Horse Park ahead of time, (859)233-4303, if you require special arrangements for a shuttle or need to rent a golf cart during your visit.
  • Restrooms in the Museum are located on the ground floor, and the second floor entrance to the Arabian Galleries. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible and contain baby-changing stations. A Family Restroom is located in the second floor entrance to the Arabian Galleries.

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4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, Kentucky 40511

Tel. 859-233-4303