Trip Planner:   USA  /  Kentucky  /  Paducah  /  River Discovery Center

River Discovery Center, Paducah

4.4
#2 of 8 in Museums in Paducah
Children’s Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
River Discovery Center is located in Paducah. Arrange to visit River Discovery Center and other attractions in Paducah using our Paducah trip itinerary maker tool.
Create an itinerary including River Discovery Center
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

River Discovery Center reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
104 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • My brother, my wife, and I recently toured the Center and despite our varied tastes and interests, all came away with an enjoyable experience and were very impressed with the variety and quality of...  more »
  • We loved driving the boat simulator. It had something for everyone . We spent at least 2 hours going back and forth to the exhibits. The staff was amazingly friendly.  more »
Google
  • If you know someone who works on the river, this is a must. For a child whose parent works on a towboat, it would be perfect. The boat pilot simulator far exceeded expectations as well as the 15 minute film that is shown in an actual theater right there in the building. The upstairs is a fully decorated turn of the century "old south" reconstruction era parlor. The host could not have been more gracious. We stayed about an hour and I am glad we went.
  • We came here with my sons class on a field trip. I was pleasantly surprised to experience this place. I had no idea this place existed in Paducah. I highly recommend taking your kids here. Adults will enjoy too. Lots of great river history.

Plan your trip to Paducah

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.