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American Saddlebred Museum

4083 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511-8483
+1 859-259-2746
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Small, not a lot to see

I'm not sure if part of the museum is closed because they are doing construction, but I was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TSP2014
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Colleyville, Texas
Great for the whole family

This museum has a lot of nice history behind it. The museum is very well done with nice displays... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tara P
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Colleyville, Texas
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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 Saddlebred artifacts in the world. Visit us on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park!
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4083 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511-8483
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 19 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.

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Reviewed 4 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
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Reviewed 17 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
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Reviewed 12 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
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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
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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

Thank bumpthat
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I was so impressed with the history and style of the Saddlebred. The museum was informative and easy to explore. Staff was educated in the breed and helpful.

Thank Annie W
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Awesome place to visit and tour. the staff were very helpful. It was very clean, air conditioned and had a lot of great things to look at and very educational too.

Thank UJCHOG
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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
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