Last updated: 2/14/2012
Lexington, Kentucky
Street Address
4435 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, KY 40510
Mailing Address
4435 Old Frankfort Pk.
Lexington, KY 40510
Tuesday - Friday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, Saturday12 PM - 5 PM
Tours are not given after 4pm.
Adults: $10
Seniors: $7
Students : $7
Children : $5
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Amy Gundrum Greene, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

The Headley-Whitney Museum is a decorative arts museum with a collection of jewelry and bibelots created by founder George Headley along with objects from his collections. The Museum also displays a variety of changing exhibits.


The mission of the Headley-Whitney Museum shall be to enrich the life of the whole community by fostering knowledge, enjoyment and appreciation of the decorative arts.


The Headley-Whitney Museum was founded in 1968 by jewelry designer George Headley.


Wheelchair Accessible


Perfect Venue for Special Events

The Headley-Whitney Museum is located on fifteen acres in the heart of Bluegrass horse farms. It is the perfect venue for special events like weddings, bridal/baby showers and business receptions.

Gift Shop

Our store offers a variety of unique decorative items that reflect the Museum's collection. Stop in to see our assortment of great gifts!

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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