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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. 



  • 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.



  • 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