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Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington

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The Museum displays multiple changing exhibits every year. The Museum is currently home to photographs from the Tony Leonard Collection. The Museum's permanent collection includes jewelry and bibelots designed by George W. Headley, in addition to his decorative arts library, Marylou Whitney's amazing dollhouses and our the unique Shell Grotto.

Museum Hours:

Wednesday-Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday & Sunday 12pm-5pm

Last Tour is at 3pm and last Admission is at 4pm.

The Museum will close for the season on December 22 and reopen in March. The permanent collection will be available for group tours during that time.
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  • One of my favorite places on a two week trip..incredibly pleasant personel...great gift shop..fabulous glass collection 
    One of my favorite places on a two week trip..incredibly pleasant personel...great gift shop..fabulous glass collection  more »
  • The museum had a retrospective on Andre Pater's work. What an incredible opportunity to see the work of one of the great sports artists in America. My wife loved the jewelry of Headley! Still, don't.....  more
    The museum had a retrospective on Andre Pater's work. What an incredible opportunity to see the work of one of the great sports artists in America. My wife loved the jewelry of Headley! Still, don't.....  more »
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  • Amazing assortment of local favorites, including Skidmore!
  • This gallery and museum is a jewel in the heart of thoroughbred country. Minutes from downtown Lexington, the permanent and rotating exhibits are captivating and imaginative.

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