Last updated: 4/12/2011
Lexington, Kentucky
Street Address
The Explorium of Lexington
440 W. Short St.
Lexington, KY 40507
Mailing Address
440 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
phone: 859-258-3253
fax: 859-258-3255
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday1 PM - 5 PM
Closed on Mondays, the week after Labor Day and most federal holidays.
$6 per person, infants under 12 months are free.
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Michael Gilmore, Executive Director
phone: 859-258-3253 x15
Kristi Troncone, Operations Coordinator
Margaret Trafton, Exhibits Director and Volunteer Coordinator
Sarah Recktenwald, Office Manager
Adrienne O'rourke, Educational Coordinator
Adrienne O'rourke, Educational Coordinator
Brooke Noble, Manager of Front Operations and Programming
Terry Franey, Science Education Coordinator

Explorium of Lexington is a fun and dynamic hands-on learning environment that inspires imagination and curiosity.


Access: Staff Only

Appointment required: No


Gift Shop

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