Historical Attractions in Nortonville

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Evansville
Take a tour of a significant historic amphibious vessel and learn about life onboard from the mess deck to the Captain's cabin! Guaranteed to fascinate imaginative kids.
Dover
Unconditional surrender of Fort Donelson created jubilation throughout the North and silence in Dixie. It was the North's first major victory of the Civil War, opening the way into the very heart of the Confederacy. Fort Donelson National Battlefi...
Evansville
A planetarium is a domed theater in which a realistic and scientifically-accurate simulation of the night sky is created, using a highly-specialized "star projector." One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kid...
Lincoln City
Lincoln Amphitheatre is a completely covered outdoor theatre featuring the musical drama Young Abe Lincoln in 2009's bicentential of his birth.
Nashville
Belle Meade Plantation is a 30 acre historic site 6 miles west of Nashville. The centerpiece of the property is the Belle Meade mansion built in 1853. This Greek revival house was home to five generations of the Harding-Jackson family, original own...
Nashville
It is a pillar of imagination. It is a journey through science. It is smart, creative, athletic, musically gifted, and has an enormous heart. And It possibly has the best view in Nashville. It is the Adventure Tower at Adventure Science Center. An...
Cave City
Guntown Mountain is a grand family adventure in an Old West setting. We offer the best entertainment and attractions in South Central Kentucky. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kentucky
Hodgenville
he Site focuses on Lincoln's life in Kentucky. The Birthplace Unit demonstrates his humble beginnings with a symbolic birth cabin enshrined within a neo-classic Memorial Building. The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek Farm was home to Lincoln during hi...
Vincennes
History is boring! If this is what you think - then you need to visit George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.
Murfreesboro
Welcome! Located in downtown Murfreesboro, TN, the Discovery Center is a hands-on museum for children & adults of all ages!
Louisville
Boasting at one time little more than an Egyptian mummy and a 16,000-piece mineral collection, the Science Center is now the largest hands-on science center in Kentucky, with about 150 interactive exhibits and activity stations, a four-story IMAX The...
Adamsville
Just imagine! Clams, snails, crabs, sharks, and giant mosasaurs living in Tennessee! That would be the scene approximately 70 million years ago in what is now West Tennessee as the ancient Gulf of Mexico covered the land. How do we know? A visit to C...
Wonder Lab
(145 Miles)
Bloomington
WonderLab is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for people of all ages, especially children, to experience the wonder and excitement of science through hands-on exhibits and programs that stimulate c...
Shiloh
Join Shiloh National Military Park's Junior Ranger Program. Please visit the Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center to pick-up a booklet, which will help you learn more about the Civil War at Shiloh and the National Park Service. You will be certified as ...
Harrodsburg
Discover America's largest restored Shaker community, where a remarkable society once flourished and where today, you can experience a true national treasure. This 3,000 acre National Historic Landmark charms guests with distinct Shaker style and ...
Frankfort
With interactive exhibits, hands-on history activities, and exciting theatre performances, the Center for Kentucky History is a fun place for kids! General admission is always free for kids 5 and under. Plus, we have free History Zone activities for ...
West Tuscumbia
Learn about Helen Keller and experience her environment in authentic fashion with plentiful artefacts and memorabilia.
Lexington
The Living Arts & Science Center (LASC) was created as a not-for-profit organization in 1968 to "provide creative and unique opportunities for exploration and education in the arts and sciences." In these 38 years, the LASC has not only moved with ...
Huntsville
A hands-on science center with more than 100 permanent, interactive exhibits in 7 different subject areas.
Huntsville
Civil War soldiers, a talking tree and whimmy diddles, see them all at the EarlyWorks Museums - Alabama Constitution Village, the Historic Huntsville Depot and EarlyWorks Childrens History Museum.
Richmond
The Arnim D. Hummel Planetarium, located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, is open each week for School Programs, Public Programs, and Special Events. Please see our posted schedules for appropriate shows.
Huntsville
From incredible artifacts of our nation's space program, to hands-on interactive exhibits and space travel simulators, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center experience is unlike any other. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
The Gateway Arch
(179 Miles)
St Louis
The nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch has beckoned visitors for more than 40 years with its iconic, awe-inspiring shape. Attractions within the Arch are the Journey to the Top, the Museum of Westward Expansion, educational pro...
St Louis
Explore science and learning with your children as they begin to understand the world around them. Families can experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. The Discovery Room helps children focus on the...
Grants Farm
(184 Miles)
St Louis
There are many exciting animal encounters possible at Grant's Farm, the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family. The Farm is home to more than 900 animals representing more than 100 different species. The Farm has been a St. Louis tradition for o...
Indianapolis
The President Benjamin Harrison Home is the former residence of President Benjamin Harrison (1889 to 1893). This museum is dedicated to his achievements and his impact on United States history.
Dismals Canyon
(197 Miles)
Phil Campbell
Spend a day getting back to nature hiking the canyon floor past thundering waterfalls, wildlife spotting and swimming. Guided night tours allow visitors to view the glow-in-the-dark creatures known locally as Dismalites.
St. Charles
The Lewis & Clark Boat House and Nature Center is the Discovery Expedition's permanent home. Situated beside the Missouri River in charming historic St. Charles, Missouri, the educational facility features exhibits relating to the Lewis and Clark exp...
Memphis
Journey to distant galaxies, explore the solar system and settle back in a comfortable seat in the Sharpe Planetarium as you take a cosmic voyage through the universe. The Lida Gammill Sharpe Planetarium, a 165-seat theater-in-the-round, uses plan...
Clinton
A living history museum of pioneer, frontier, and early artifacts of mountain life in the Southern Appalachians.
Cincinnati
We reveal stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.
Fishers
It’s an amazing living history experience your whole family is sure to enjoy and learn from as you live Prairietown history first hand! Plus the Animal Encounters Barn, Discovery Station, Science Lab and Craft Corner.
Springfield
A fascinating, historical and educational day with the whole family as you walk through the life and times of Abraham Lincoln.
Battle Ground
A fun outdoor trip back in time. Kids and adults can have fun on the farmstead, tall grass prairie and our Woodland Native American Village.
Dayton
Along the banks of the Great Miami River, an extraordinary place hides within a seemingly ordinary setting�SunWatch, the original site of an 800-year-old American Indian village.
Jasper
Llamas, Camps, and Friends invite you to visit a working llama ranch in Goodsprings, Alabama. You can expirence first-hand, the calm and magic of the almost mystical llama. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wi...
Dayton
They created a world where the sky was no longer the limit. The NAHF honors them for their service to country, their ingenuity, their courage, and their vision. The stories of our NAHF enshrinees are stories of America...of challenge and failure, of...
Birmingham
The ASHOF has over 5,000 sports artifacts elegantly displayed in the 33,000 square foot building. Out of ESPN's list of the top 100 athletes of the century, five out of the top fifteen greatest ever are in the ASHOF: Jesse Owens, Hank Aaron, Joe Loui...
Birmingham
Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, which gave rise to the city of Birmingham. Now recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Sloss Furnaces with its web of pipes and tall smokestacks offers us a glimpse into the great industrial past ...
Birmingham
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute documents the struggle of African-American citizens in Birmingham (BCRI) to become full participants in the city's government and business community.
Birmingham
A nonprofit, hands-on museum and IMAX Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental showcases, imaginative early childhood playgrounds, and an awe-i...
Yellow Springs
Young's Jersey Dairy is a working dairy farm which makes homemade ice cream, and operates two restaurants plus a bakery. Also, the farm offers loads of family entertainment, including: Miniature golf, watching the cow milking, petting goats and othe...
Greeneville
The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site honors the life of the 17th President. Andrew Johnson\'s presidency, 1865-1869, illustrates the United States Constitution at work following President Lincoln\'s assassination and during attempts to reunify a...
Fulton
Provides a chronicle of the life and times of one of the world's most memorable political leaders in an accessible way for kids though it's still heavily educational, including a light and sound show and spy game.
Mountain View
Our past is our present to you. Come and join us as we make crafts and music from the time between the Civil War and WWI. Learn crafts and music from people who spend their lives preserving and performing these works. Come play with us!
Montevallo
Step back in time to the birth of our country by joining costumed historical interpreters in a village of living history. You will be able to witness significant events that led to the birth of the nation and explore recreations of historical sites, ...
Johns Creek
We provide the public with an educational resource to gain knowledge, enjoyment, appreciation, and a sense of stewardship of the natural and historical environment.
Gainesville
The Chicopee Woods Story follows the meanderings of Walnut Creek through previous times in the Chicopee Woods. Learn about past inhabitants of the area through dioramas, actual fossils and artifacts, and hands-on activities. Beginning with a display ...
Atlanta
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House is a turn-of-the century, three-story, Tudor Revival building where Margaret Mitchell lived and wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winnin...
Bull Shoals
Mountain Village 1890, an historic re-creation of an Ozark settlement, is a living tribute to the pioneers who first settled this remote part of the country. These were hardy men and women who followed the trails into our mountains from the Carolinas...

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