25 Carter Road
This tour offers the opportunity to visit several of Owensboro-Daviess County’s remaining gems. Especially suited for groups, spouses programs, and special events of all kinds for out-of-town guests and locals. It is intended to inform and entertain. Contact the Western KY Botanical Garden for more information.
By reservation only.
Griffith Avenue Area
7301 Hobbs Road
Great entertainment year round in this beautiful theatre located at Diamond Lake Resort. Country music, bluegrass, gospel, and so much more at great prices.
215 E. 2nd Street
Browse through the “Hometown Hero”" Hall of Fame and view the celebrities that have reached national or international acclaim in their field that are from Owensboro and the surrounding regions. You might even see someone you know!
Located in the Owensboro Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
270-926-1100 / 800-489-1131
109 E. 2nd Street
Take a walking tour of some of downtown Owensboro’s rumored haunted buildings. This 1 1/2 hour tour will cover some of Owensboro’s favorite ghost stories and sightings. Sights include Trinity Center, home of Theatre Workshop of Owensboro, the Owensboro Area Museum of Science & History, the Daviess County Courthouse, and others.
Tours begin and end at The Creme Coffee House at 109 E. 2nd Street on Friday and Saturday nights.
Call for reservations.
117 Daviess Street
IBMM is the only international museum dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history, collections, and artifacts of bluegrass music – an exciting, original American art form with its genesis in Kentucky. This facility is a state-of-the-art cultural center, paying tribute to the bluegrass pioneers and other legends, enlightening its public and inspiring its future. IBMM is committed to being a Living Museum and serves as the base of operations for numerous arts projects augmenting the public’s awareness, acceptance, and love for this original Kentucky art form. They provide an exciting hands-on museum experience complete with live music and clogging for larger tours. Visit exhibits showcasing photos from the earliest bluegrass music festivals of this nation, and works of art inspired by the folklore traditions and beauty of our music. The museum offers many varied tours.
2743 Keller Road Owensboro, KY 42301
Country Wines Made with Fresh Fruits and Berries. Grape Wines will be coming soon. Handcrafted in small batches and properly aged for the best enjoyment. Pleasing to the palate, excellent mouth feel, color and aroma. A true enjoyment for the senses! What started out as a hobby has grown to excellence for everyone to enjoy. Each wine is a labor of love for the wine crafter. Each wine is properly balance in the lab before it is bottled.
Open Tuesday-Friday 9am-5:30pm, Saturday 10am-2pm
411 E. 2nd Street
Three uniquely-styled studios offer 6000 square feet of space for classes in hip hop, ballet, ballroom, contemporary, belly dancing, tap, and line dancing. The studio offers classes for all levels, from age 6 through adult.
Musick Studios has a total of 6000 sq. feet available in three rooms with hardwood floors, mirrored walls, and top-of-the-line sound system. Ballroom has space for large receptions or parties.
2705 Breckenridge Street
Owensboro Dance Theatre has provided professional dance instruction and quality performances to the Tri-State area for over 25 years. ODT produces two main stage productions each season performed at RiverPark Center in downtown Owensboro. A unique version of the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker”, is presented each December, plus an “In Concert” performance in March. Both concerts feature ODT Company and Apprentice Company members, professional guest artists, and community members.
901 Frederica Street
The Owensboro Museum of Fine Art presents traveling exhibitions from major museums, galleries and private collections and rotating exhibitions from the permanent collection. The facility includes two structures listed on the National Register of Historic Sites: the 1909 Carnegie Library and the John Hampden Smith House, a pre-Civil War era mansion which serves as a decorative arts wing. The permanent collection features American, European and Asian fine and decorative arts dating from the 15th century to the present; a stained glass gallery of late 19th and early 20th century German stained glass windows; a collection of contemporary studio art glass; a major collection of American Folk Art with emphasis on the works of 20th century Appalachian artists and craftsmen; and a collection of works by artists and craftsmen with Kentucky connections from the early 1800′s to the present.
The Museum Art Market offers works for sale by regional artists and craftsmen.
An interactive art studio and special galleries offer hands-on educational activities for children.
The Owensboro Museum of Fine Art has three wings containing 14 galleries. Additional amenities include guided museum tours, special presentations of various works of art, event photography, thematic music, and entertainment and catering assistance. For more information, contact Jason Hayden.