Museum and Discovery Center - Interactive exhibits,
educational experiences and innovative programs, both cultural and
historical, celebrate our past, explore our present, and enrich our
Wiley Theatre - Nestled in the beautiful natural
surroundings of the Appalachian Mountains within the boundaries of Jenny
Wiley State Resort Park, the theatre remains one of the nations leading
Folk Art Center - The Kentucky Folk Art Center features
the Lovena and William Richardson Gallery a museum installation of 115
pieces from the Center's 740 piece collection of folk art and the Garland
& Minnie Adkins Gallery, which showcases the ever changing special
Reptile Zoo - See cobras, mambas, rattlesnakes,
alligators, turtles and giant pythons. Come enjoy this unique blend of
science and entertainment by visiting the educational reptile display,
near Natural Bridge State Park.
Center - The Center's mission is to promote the
preservation of the Appalachian culture by stimulating artistic
expression, to serve as a resource for the region's history and cultural
traditions, to provide a forum for the arts through cross cultural
experiences, and to promote the arts in education.
Entertainment Center - Be entertained with great songs
and wholesome family comedy. Headliner concerts feature such stars as
Loretta Lynn, Patty Loveless, Randy Travis, Statler Brothers, Ricky Van
Shelton, and more. Festivals are filled with old-time tradition. You'll want
to be a part of the Old Joe Clark Bluegrass Festival, All Night Gospel Sing,
Appalachian Harvest Festival and Fiddlers' Festival.
Brush Arbor Appalacian Pioneer Homestead - What started as the simple relocation
and restoration of an 1860's Kentucky log cabin, has evolved into an
authentic restoration of an Appalachian Pioneer Homestead and Village,
currently consisting of eight log structures.
South Fork Scenic Railway - The Big South Fork Scenic
Railway operates over the historic trackage of the Kentucky and Tennessee
Railway and is situated in the heart of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains.
Visit the Stearns Museum (admission included in train ticket) to see how the
coal company towns operated and the lifestyle of their people.
Sanders Cafe and Museum - Experience just what it was
like in 1940 to dine at the Harland Sanders Cafe! The restaurant, where
Kentucky Fried Chicken got its start, has been carefully restored, and
features the original kitchen where the Colonel perfected his Original