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  • Danville and Boyle County are great places to discover Kentucky's rich history, unique small town charm, and stunning landscapes. Come see us!

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    Norton Center for the Arts
    One of the region's best performing arts venues, hosting world-renowned performers from across the nation and around the globe.
    600 West Walnut Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    Old Bridge Golf Club
    18-hole, 72 par golf course overlooking scenic Lake Herrington.
    1 Old Bridge Rd.
    Danville, KY 40422
    Danville Cinema 8
    Locally owned movie theater.
    1001 Ben-Ali Dr.
    Danville, KY 40422
    William Shelby Designs
    Discover the perfect custom door hanger and home d├ęcor, or take a painting class.
    475 W. Main Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    Forkland Lincoln Museum
    The maternal side of President Lincoln's family has been largely neglected by historians, and the Forkland Lincoln Museum attempts to remedy that with documents and other records. We invite you to come and experience what life was like in Forkland's past.
    16479 Forkland Rd
    Gravel Switch, KY 40328
    Boyle County Public Library
    A destination library in the heart of downtown Danville with beautiful architecture. Meeting space available - HOD Room 106 people, Donnelley Room 49 people, and Mahan Room 30 people.
    307 W. Broadway
    Danville, KY 40422
    Abraham Lincoln Museum
    Museum featuring information, memorabilia, and historical artifacts about Abraham Lincoln, whose grandmother lived in the Forkland area of Boyle County for over 30 years.
    16479 Forkland Rd.
    Forkland Community Center
    Gravel Switch, KY 40328
    Boyle County Genealogical Association
    A group dedicated to researching, celebrating and rediscovering the unique history of the people of the Boyle County and Danville areas.
    Danville, KY 40422
    Party on Air Xtreme Inflatables
    The perfect place for your children to run, tumble and play on a variety of inflatables.
    471 Whirlaway Drive
    Danville, KY 40422
    Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
    Experience 1862 during the re-enactment of the Battle of Perryville and watch history unfold before your eyes. On October 8-9, 2016 you can witness those who fought on the hallowed grounds where they engaged.
    1825 Battlefield Road
    Perryville, KY 40468
    Constitution Square Historic Site
    The birthplace of Kentucky's statehood; tour the site of the signing of the Constitution, a frontier jail and meetinghouse, as well as the first post office west of the Alleghenies.
    105 E. Walnut Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    Great American Doll House Museum
    Over 200 intricate and beautifully detailed miniature buildings and scenes from throughout history and across the globe.
    344 Swope Drive
    Danville, KY 40422
    Pioneer Playhouse Theatre
    Kentucky's oldest outdoor theatre, offering delicious meals before performances and a full lineup of summer productions. Large meeting room available.
    840 Stanford Avenue
    Danville, KY 40422
    Caverndale Farms
    An independent, family owned seed company that offers seasonal tours of its operations.
    1921 Bluegrass Pike
    Danville, KY 40422
    Jones Surname Museum/Genealogical Resources and Library
    Home museum and research center offering a unique atmosphere in which to indulge genealogical interests in the Jones or other difficult surnames.
    243 North Third Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    KC's Gymnastics and Tumble Zone
    A local gymnasium offering gymnastics instruction and open gym hours.
    124 Letton Drive
    Danville, KY 40422
    Wilderness Trail Distillery
    4095 Lebanon Road
    Danville, KY 40422
    Jacobs Hall, Kentucky School for the Deaf
    Museum showcasing life for deaf students in 19th-century Danville at one of the only institutions of its kind of the time. Tour dormitories and classrooms inside a beautiful historic building.
    202 S. Second St
    Danville, KY 40422
    Jones Visual Arts Center
    Houses studios and classrooms for Centre College students and faculty; includes hot glass studio and AEGON gallery with rotating exhibits.
    600 West Walnut Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    Danville Country Club
    Local country club that offers golf, dining, tennis and swimming amenities.
    1486 Lexington Road
    Danville, KY 40422
    Perryville Historical Museum and Tour
    Museum containing artifacts, photographs, and other information about the famous Battle of Perryville. Walking tour of 35 historic homes.
    216 S. Buell Street
    Perryville, KY 40422
    Bowlarama Lanes
    Our local bowling alley is the perfect destination for birthdays, family get-togethers, or just a night out with friends.
    1050 E. Lexington Rd.
    Danville, KY 40422
    Penn's Store
    The oldest country store in America in continuous ownership and operation by the same family, it also served as the community's first post office beginning in 1882.
    257 Penn's Store Road
    Gravel Switch, KY 40328
    Community Arts Center
    The Community Arts Center creates transformative arts opportunities for every member of the community by providing a variety of programs.
    401 West Main Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    West. T. Hill Theatre
    For more than 30 years, West T. Hill has been Danville's community theater, showcasing local talent in a lineup of diverse shows each season.
    117 Larrimore Lane
    Danville, KY 40422
    Traveller's Rest, Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site
    Family cemetery of first Kentucky governor Isaac Shelby, nestled within beautiful rolling farmland that was once Shelby's estate.
    6725 KY Hwy. 300
    Junction City, KY 40440
    Lincoln Heritage National Scenic Byway
    72-mile scenic drive through areas related to President Abraham Lincoln.
    105 E. Walnut Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge
    A 500-acre preserve and sanctuary for native species, featuring a Nature Center and bird blind as well as hiking trails.
    600 Carpenter Creek Road
    Parksville , KY 40464
    Henry Jackson Park
    Local park with walking trails, playgrounds, pavilions, baseball fields, basketball and tennis courts, and Danville's only disc golf course.
    826 Crosshill Road
    Danville, KY 40422
    Millennium Park
    A beautiful community park with walking trails, duckpond, pavilions and playgrounds, as well as athletic facilities.
    1000 Cunningham Way
    Danville, KY 40422
    Raintree County Display
    Commemorates the 1956 filming of ''Raintree County,'' starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, some of which took place in Danville.
    840 Stanford Rd.
    Danville, KY 40422
    Historic Merchants' Row
    A series of original 1800s buildings with restaurant, gift shops, and museums in historic downtown Perryville.
    216 Buell Street,
    Perryville, KY 40468
    Ponderosa Speedway
    A 3/8-mile red clay racetrack known as ''Kentucky's Baddest Bullring.''
    365 Phillips Lane
    Junction City, KY 40440
    McDowell House and Apothecary Shop
    Tour the home of Dr. Ephraim McDowell, a pioneering 19th-century surgeon who performed the first successful ovariotomy in the world. View the operating room, apothecary, and private rooms.
    125 South Second Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    Windjammer Fun Center
    Family entertainment venue offering rollerskating, laser tag, an arcade, and snack bar.
    3846 S. Danville Bypass
    Danville, KY 40422
    Plank on Main
    Indoor cycling now available. A social center for nourishing the body and enriching the mind through phenomenal fitness, fun events, and fabulous food and drink.
    219 W. Main Street
    Danville, KY 40422
    Perryville Haunted Ghost Walk and Tour
    Tour historic Merchants Row and hear haunting tales of Civil War soldiers, merchants and residents.
    216 S. Buell Street
    Perryville, KY 40422

  • Danville/Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau
    105 East Walnut Street Danville, KY 40422
    Phone: 859-236-7794 or 859-236-2361

    Visitors Center Open Mon - Fri 9am-Noon & 1-4pm

    Staff Contact Information: jennifer@historicdanvilleky.com | denise@historicdanvilleky.com  |   jamee@historicdanvilleky.com