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Old State Capitol

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300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
5025641792 https://history.ky.gov/

September 2021

Historic Frankfort Walking Tour

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 16, 2021

Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Get to know Kentucky through her capital city! As the Commonwealth’s seat of government since 1792, Frankfort has been the backdrop for countless events that impacted Kentuckians across the state and made headlines around the country. Join us on Saturdays at 1:30 pm for a stroll through our beautiful downtown and stories about the people and places that have helped make Frankfort – and Kentucky – so unique! Sign up below or in person at the History Center at 100 W. Broadway St, Frankfort.

Length: 1 hour; Capacity: 10

Cost: Free with admission, tickets must be purchased in advance.

Meet on the front steps of the Old State Capitol at 300 W. Broadway Street five minutes before the tour.

Tours may be canceled due to adverse weather. To check the status of a tour, call 502-564-1792.

To register:

Admission tickets must be purchased in advance
KHS members are always FREE — no purchase required. Stop by the front desk at 100 W Broadway Street to get your sticker.

Find out more »

October 2021

Historic Frankfort Walking Tour

October 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 16, 2021

Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Get to know Kentucky through her capital city! As the Commonwealth’s seat of government since 1792, Frankfort has been the backdrop for countless events that impacted Kentuckians across the state and made headlines around the country. Join us on Saturdays at 1:30 pm for a stroll through our beautiful downtown and stories about the people and places that have helped make Frankfort – and Kentucky – so unique! Sign up below or in person at the History Center at 100 W. Broadway St, Frankfort.

Length: 1 hour; Capacity: 10

Cost: Free with admission, tickets must be purchased in advance.

Meet on the front steps of the Old State Capitol at 300 W. Broadway Street five minutes before the tour.

Tours may be canceled due to adverse weather. To check the status of a tour, call 502-564-1792.

To register:

Admission tickets must be purchased in advance
KHS members are always FREE — no purchase required. Stop by the front desk at 100 W Broadway Street to get your sticker.

Find out more »

Historic Frankfort Walking Tour

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 16, 2021

Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
+ Google Map

Get to know Kentucky through her capital city! As the Commonwealth’s seat of government since 1792, Frankfort has been the backdrop for countless events that impacted Kentuckians across the state and made headlines around the country. Join us on Saturdays at 1:30 pm for a stroll through our beautiful downtown and stories about the people and places that have helped make Frankfort – and Kentucky – so unique! Sign up below or in person at the History Center at 100 W. Broadway St, Frankfort.

Length: 1 hour; Capacity: 10

Cost: Free with admission, tickets must be purchased in advance.

Meet on the front steps of the Old State Capitol at 300 W. Broadway Street five minutes before the tour.

Tours may be canceled due to adverse weather. To check the status of a tour, call 502-564-1792.

To register:

Admission tickets must be purchased in advance
KHS members are always FREE — no purchase required. Stop by the front desk at 100 W Broadway Street to get your sticker.

Find out more »

Historic Frankfort Walking Tour

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 16, 2021

Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
+ Google Map

Get to know Kentucky through her capital city! As the Commonwealth’s seat of government since 1792, Frankfort has been the backdrop for countless events that impacted Kentuckians across the state and made headlines around the country. Join us on Saturdays at 1:30 pm for a stroll through our beautiful downtown and stories about the people and places that have helped make Frankfort – and Kentucky – so unique! Sign up below or in person at the History Center at 100 W. Broadway St, Frankfort.

Length: 1 hour; Capacity: 10

Cost: Free with admission, tickets must be purchased in advance.

Meet on the front steps of the Old State Capitol at 300 W. Broadway Street five minutes before the tour.

Tours may be canceled due to adverse weather. To check the status of a tour, call 502-564-1792.

To register:

Admission tickets must be purchased in advance
KHS members are always FREE — no purchase required. Stop by the front desk at 100 W Broadway Street to get your sticker.

Find out more »

Bourbon on the Banks Tour: The Old State Capitol Experience

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Guided by museum staff, visitors will explore the Old State Capitol building’s unique architectural features and works of art. We’ll also delve into the politics and personalities of 19th and early 20th century Kentuckians, getting to know the leaders who walked these halls and discussing some of the major issues they debated, such as slavery, response to the Civil War, women’s rights, and civil rights.

Cost: $5 (in addition to General Admission)

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Haunted by History: Nighttime Tour of the Old State Capitol

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Come experience the darker side of Kentucky’s Old State Capitol! Feel the shadows of the past on this special nighttime tour of Frankfort’s iconic Greek Revival edifice, highlighting spooky stories from the Kentucky Historical Society Collections. You’re in for a frighteningly good time! Reserve your spot. Registration deadline is noon on the day of the event. Questions? Call 502-782-8070 or send an email to [email protected]

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Historic Halloween Party at the Old State Capitol

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Spend the afternoon with the Kentucky Historical Society and our community partners on the Old State Capitol lawn for our first-ever Historic Halloween Party! Sample foods of the season, compete in a costume contest, purchase seasonal gifts, and enjoy a wide variety of traditional crafts, games, and activities that are fun for the whole family! This event is rain or shine. No registration is required.

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Haunted by History: Nighttime Tour of the Old State Capitol

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

Old State Capitol, 300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
+ Google Map

Come experience the darker side of Kentucky’s Old State Capitol! Feel the shadows of the past on this special nighttime tour of Frankfort’s iconic Greek Revival edifice, highlighting spooky stories from the Kentucky Historical Society Collections. You’re in for a frighteningly good time! Reserve your spot. Registration deadline is noon on the day of the event. Questions? Call 502-782-8070 or send an email to [email protected]

Find out more »
Frankfort Public Art

Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission
300 Saint Clair St., Suite 102
Frankfort, KY 40601

800-960-7200
502-875-8687