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Best of Owensboro: Hall of Fame

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Over 30 stars from Florence Henderson and Johnny Depp to Rex Chapman and Mark Higgs have been born and raised in the Owensboro, Daviess County…

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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place 117 Daviess Street, Owensboro, KY 42303

call 270-926-7891

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The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum houses the International Bluegrass Music Association’s “hall of fame.” The Bluegrass Hall and Museum is dedicated to…

Friday After 5

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place 101 Daviess St., Owensboro, KY, 42303

place 199 W Veterans Blvd, Owensboro, KY, 42303

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A summer-long free concert series held every Friday on the vibrant riverfront in downtown Owensboro. Friday After 5 has been named one of the “Top…

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn

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place 2840 W. Parrish Avenue, Owensboro, KY 42301

call 270-684-8143

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A world-famous restaurant and buffet with homemade sides, burgoo, and desserts, plus a full salad bar. What began as a thirty seat, roadside restaurant in…

Board Room with meeting space for 40 people. Oak Room with seating space for 100 people

Days Times
Monday 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday 9:00am-9:30pm
Saturday 9:00am-9:30pm
Sunday 9:00am-9:00pm

O.Z. Tyler Kentucky Bourbon Distillery

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place 10 Distillery Rd., Owensboro, KY 42301

call 270-691-9001

public www.oztylerdistillery.com

Best known for its patented fast-filtration process, O.Z. Tyler Kentucky Bourbon Distillery is an essential stop for bourbon enthusiasts. Recently opened to the public after…

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

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place 901 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY 42301

call 270-685-3181

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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…

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Tuesday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Saturday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm

Owensboro Museum of Science & History

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place 122 E. 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42303

call 270-687-2732

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This large museum encompasses many adventures, including Encounter, a unique hands-on, minds-on gallery, a true “edu-tainment” experience. You will also have the opportunity to learn…

Many of the museum’s galleries are available for meeting and banquet space, including the Mammoth Lobby, the Wendell Ford Center, the D.A.R. Room, the Derby…

Days Times
Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Owensboro’s Sassafras Tree

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place 2100 block of Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

The largest known Sassafras tree in the world, approximately 300 years old, is located on one of the main streets of Owensboro. The tree measures…

Preservation Station Market & Event Center

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place 9661 Highway 56, Owensboro, KY 42301

call 270-616-7007

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Over 60 locally owned shops selling antique, unique, and boutique finds in a 39,000 sq. former elementary school, located 10 miles west of Owensboro out…

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Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

Smothers Park

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place Veterans Boulevard, Owensboro, KY 42301

Smothers Park, named “Top Playground in the World,” is the heart of the riverfront located in vibrant downtown Owensboro. Three stunning fountains, a cascading waterfall,…

Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

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place 25 Carter Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

call 270-993-1234

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A botanical and beyond surprise lies in wait for you at “The Garden.” Picture over 12 acres of the wonders of nature, historic buildings and…

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Monday 9:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm