2880 James Sanders Blvd.
Paducah, KY 42001
Phone: (270) 442-2080
Fax: (270) 575-3703
Arts & Museums
Located in the restored home of Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman, this museum is filled with Civil War exhibits. In addition, it offers a variety of lectures and programs.
Changing historic and contemporary arts and crafts exhibits from regional, national, and international collections are featured at this art center. Admission is charged for non-members.
Known as the largest quilt museum in the world, this state-of-the-art museum features over 150 quilts on display as well as changing exhibits of new and antique quilts. A gift shop and book store are on site. The museum is open Monday through Saturday year round except for major holidays. Open on Sundays from April to October.
This railroad history museum contains a variety of railroad artifacts and memorabilia including lanterns, lights, books, maps, vintage telegraph and telephone equipment, and diesel control stands. Open Saturday from 10-4.
William Clark Market House Museum is a unique museum in Paducah. The museum features rotating exhibits and artifacts related to Paducah's history.
Over 80 local artists, with original works available in a wide variety of styles including oils, acrylic, watercolors, pastel, pencil, and collage, are represented at this gallery. Four new shows are presented each year at PAPA, which stands for Paducah Area Painters Alliance.
Located in Paducah's oldest standing downtown building, this museum features a model steamboat display and an oil painting exhibit by local artist Polly Newman. Special exhibits and tours are also offered throughout the year.
The Super Museum is a tribute to Superman, the much-loved fictitious super hero. Located in Superman’s home city, this museum is a mecca for fanatics of the American comic saga. Its entrance on Superman Square is impossible to miss, right across from the statue of the man himself. Owner Jim Hambrick has been collecting Superman-related items, memorabilia and novelties for over five decades. On display are over 20,000 pieces, some of which can be purchased as unique gifts and souvenirs.