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Floodwall Murals

Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY
+1 800-723-8224
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Intereasting but watch out for cars

We had heard about this and wanted to see it. Unfortunately it was 95 degrees the day we were there... read more

Reviewed yesterday
biztravel2
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Memphis, TN
Checking out Paducah

Interesting murals along the river flood walls depicting history of the town of Paducah. Hard to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WhiteGardenia17
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Russellville, Arkansas
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Murals painted on floodwalls depicting the history of the Paducah area.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY
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+1 800-723-8224
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Reviewed yesterday

We had heard about this and wanted to see it. Unfortunately it was 95 degrees the day we were there so we couldn't see all of it because it just got too hot. They have small plaques on each section to explain it. It was...More

Thank biztravel2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting murals along the river flood walls depicting history of the town of Paducah. Hard to image flood waters up that high.

Thank WhiteGardenia17
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice little side trip from Nashville to St Louis. Great place to stretch your legs. These are beautiful murals, I would recommend a quick stop and the riverwalk

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While many will visit the wall for the murals, I found it facinating to think that the river, which seemed so far below, could actually.rise to this level. It is an interesting piece of engineering. The murals depict lical history, and each is well captioned...More

Thank MMMarty2ya
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The artwork is beautiful and there is a lot of great history in the artwork. Take the time and learn some of the local history. Each mural has a plaque describing the scene. A must see if in the area.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

love these. always drive by when we are in town. nice stroll or drive by. kids think it's fun to. see the pics even tho we've seen them a ton if times. if you've never seen them, and are in the area, worth the time.

Thank maroon94
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We walked over after dinner about 45 minutes before sunset. It was great to learn the history of Paducah and talk a walk by the river. Highly recommend this attraction.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great River walk , paved sidewalks , beautiful painted flood walls . Different pictures on each segment. Allow about 30-45 minutes of leisurely strolling . Great resturaunt's near by and an abundance of parking 50 feet away. When done with viewing the wall you can...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago

These murals are very detailed of the history of Paducah KY. They also do a thing for kids. The paint some of the river rocks and hide them for the kids to find. Enjoyed these very much.

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a history lesson, just walk along the walls that protect the flood waters of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers on the other side. While painted a while ago, artists were refurbishing areas of it the day we were there.

Thank Katherine G
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BigRed200
13 April 2016|
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Response from dbmmock | Reviewed this property |
It is perhaps 2-3 blocks and is easily walkable.
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Bluebonnet2009
27 May 2015|
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Response from peonyrose | Reviewed this property |
There is parking there.
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