Maysville KY, Travel Guide

Former home of Rosemary Clooney, a world-class Miniatures collection at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center, the newly restored Washington Opera theater, the College Cafe, the Parc cafe, the B-Line and much much more. Discover the hospitality of Moon River Bed and Breakfast and Maysville and you may never leave!

Washington Opera House

Only a short 5 minute walk from our location stands the recently renovated Washington Opera House. This theater is home to the Maysville Players, the 4th oldest theater group in the country, that regularly puts on live performances for locals and visitors alike.
Going to one of the shows allows you to enjoy top tier productions with comfortable seating and cool drinks, all at a reasonable price.

National Underground Railroad Museum

The National Underground Railroad Museum resides in the old Bierbower House, a documented Safe House for runaway slaves. Visitors will find multiple exhibits featuring an extensive collection of artifacts, documents, and memorabilia documenting our town's role in abolition, as well as the history and role of slavery in America.

Visitors can also learn more about the culture and religion of slaves as well as the process of how many found freedom.

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center

If you want to learn more about the history of Maysville, KY, as well as the dynamic art scene here, there is no better place than the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center.

Here, you'll find a genealogical-historical library as well as memorable and dynamic exhibits and collections. Visitors can admire the award-winning dioramas, as well as a fine art gallery and thousands of regional artifacts.

Other attractions here include:
The Kathleen Savage Browning Miniatures Collection, featuring highly detailed, 1/12-scale reproductions of homes, artwork, and more.
The Old Pogue Experience, dedicated to the history of bourbon in the area
The Wormald Gallery, the featured regional history exhibit at the museum

Russell Theater

The Russell Theatre was built in 1928 and has been providing the town of Maysville with entertainment ever since. The Russell Theater is poised to once again become the "Heart of downtown Maysville."

Cummins Nature Preserve

The Cummins Nature Preserve is a 110 acre recreation area just minutes from the heart of Maysville. There are many unique locations to hike, view animals, and learn more about nature. There are some free guided hikes that are offered throughout the season. 

Pogue Distillery

The Old Pogue Distillery produces Rye and Bourbon whisky using the same recipes that their ancestors have used for ages. Book a one hour tour to see the operations, Pogue family home and Bourbon museum.