Come see the museum and visit Paris, KY. We invite you to tour our Museum and get to know more about Paris and Bourbon County history and culture. We can direct you to historic sites throughout the county and recommend local shops and eateries. We offer group tours of the Museum at no additional charge, but you must call 859-987-7274 to make an appointment.
Hours & Admission
Wed – Saturday 12 PM – 5 PM; Tuesdays by appointment
$5 adults; students, children and members free
Teachers! Call or email to learn how to receive a FREE Basic Membership!
January is open by appointment only. We will be closed January 1 – February 6, June 19, July 4, November 28, and December 21-31
All roads to Paris are scenic, but the most direct route from Lexington and Exit 113 of I-75/64 is the beautiful Paris Pike (US 68 East/US 27 North). From I-75 at Georgetown take Exit 126 to KY 460 East to Paris and from I-64 at Winchester take Exit 96 and KY 627 West.
Enter the Museum parking lot from Pleasant Street. There is also street parking on Pleasant and on 8th Street. Our main entrance is on 8th Street.
The Hopewell Museum is accessible via a ramp at our main entrance. The Museum has an elevator for access to the basement and there are restrooms on both floors of the Museum.