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American Saddlebred Museum

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Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A great place to visit while at the Kentucky Horse Park

The museum has such and interesting collection of great pieces of art. I especially liked the old... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kim S
American Saddlebred Museum

An interesting museum that gives you a lot of information about the history and importance of... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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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." The Museum houses the largest collection of...more
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4083 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511-8483
+1 859-259-2746
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum has such and interesting collection of great pieces of art. I especially liked the old baby carriages donated by some high society family.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 July 2018

An interesting museum that gives you a lot of information about the history and importance of horses and horse racing, The $20 ticket includes a self guided tour of the Kentucky Horse Farm. The farm stables several famous horses including 2 Kentucky Derby winning horses!...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

I'm not sure if part of the museum is closed because they are doing construction, but I was under-whelmed with this museum. Your admission is included with your ticket to Kentucky Horse Park as a whole. They do have more information about horses, but your...More

Thank TSP2014
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This museum has a lot of nice history behind it. The museum is very well done with nice displays and things for kids to do. You can buy combo tickets for the museums and see it over the course of a couple of days. You...More

1  Thank Tara P
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Larger museum under renovation. Learned a lot. Recommend for an overview. The more interesting museum is down below with bigger collections. This is good to visit however as learning about the industry and horses.

2  Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Beautiful place to learn about the history of the Saddlebred . Detailed information, exhibits, and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful grounds and plenty to enjoy. Nice place for the family to visit.

Thank Allison H
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Any fancier of the "Peacocks of the Show ring" will enjoy this museum on the grounds of Kentucky Horse Park. It is a self-contained building, and a short, picturesque walk from the larger museum. The breed, people and tradition of the American Saddle Horse come...More

1  Thank Mel S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had a great time. Lots to see , do and learn about. Timed shows and they were all worth it. Lots of up close time with the horses. The museums are well organized. There is so much to see that we have to go...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is part of the horse park and a must see when touring. A lot of info on horses thru the years people don't realize are saddlebreds.

Thank susan c
Reviewed 13 August 2017

As an American Saddlebred owner and lover, this museum really hits the spot for me. For those already familiar with the breed (and with horse showing in general), this museum gives a great overview of all things American Saddlebred. The museum, to me, seems to...More

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17 January 2016|
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WINTER SEASON - Includes Next Day Free November 2, 2015 - March 15, 2016, 9 am to 5 pm (closed on Mondays & Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Eve & Day, Christmas Eve & Day, New Year's Eve & Day). Adult $12.00 Children (6-12) $6.00... More