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William Clark Market House Museum


Artifacts from Paducah's past are staged within the meticulously reconstructed elaborate gingerbread woodwork of an 1876 drugstore. Exhibits are changed annually. An Alben Barkley Memorial Room outlines the life of Paducah’s Vice President under President Harry Truman. A Civil War room features a quilt made by Mrs. Robert E. Lee, and chairs used by the Lincolns in the White House.

A gift shop is on site, which features souvenirs, gift items, and books. Group tours available. $5 adults; $1 ages 6-12.


Temporarily Open Thursday- Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM; closed Sun.-Mon. and major holidays. Mornings by appointment.

  • Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 AM-4 PM; closed Sun.-Mon. and major holidays.

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