Restored 1860s Southern mansion features period furnishings and memorabilia of Paducah native Alben Barkley, who served as Vice President under Harry Truman. Whitehaven is one of the finest Classical Revival residential structures in Kentucky and is the only historic home serving as an interstate Welcome Center. Lobby open 24 hours for the traveling public with vending machines and restrooms. Welcome Center Hours: Mon.-Sat., 8 AM-4:30 PM. Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving Day and day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Free tours Mon.-Sat., every half hour from 2-4 PM (provided that adequate staffing is available).
Whitehaven Welcome Center Tours