Department of Parks
Kentucky State Parks Offer Coupon For Free Child’s Admission At Museums and Historic Sites
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky State Parks are offering a coupon good for a free child’s admission to its museums and historic sites.
The coupon, available at www.parks.ky.gov or www.mykentuckybackyard.com through May 4, offers free admission for a child with a paid adult admission through Oct. 31, 2009.
“This is a great opportunity for families to learn more about our state’s history,” said Parks Commissioner Gerry van der Meer. “The Kentucky State Parks have some excellent museums and historic sites that help tell the story of our Commonwealth.”
The coupon is good at the following museums and historic sites:
Big Bone Lick State Park, Union
Blue Licks Battlefield Museum, Mount Olivet
Butler-Turpin State Historic House, Carrollton
Columbus-Belmont State Park, Columbus
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Jefferson Davis State Historic Site, Fairview
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
Levi Jackson State Park, London
Lincoln Homestead State Park, Springfield
Old Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg
Old Mulkey Meeting House, Tompkinsville
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
White Hall State Historic Site, Richmond
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Wickliffe
William Whitley State Historic Site, Stanford
These historic sites do not have an admission fee: Boone Station State Historic Site near Lexington, Constitution Square State Historic Site at Danville, and Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site at Barbourville.
The coupon is not valid during special events. Check the state park web site for days and hours of operation.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov