Plan Your Visit

Days and Hours:
  • Tuesday – Friday: 10-5
  • Saturday: 10-5
  • Sunday: 1-5
  • Located at 440 West Short Street in The Square
  • 859-258-3253

Parking is available in the Victorian Square Garage a 350 W. Short St. on the corner of Broadway and Short Street.

(Please be aware that on special event days in downtown Lexington – i.e. Kentucky Basketball game – this pricing could be higher). Metered parking is also located along the streets around The Explorium.

Admission Rates:
  • $10 (Ages 2 and Older)
  • $8.00 65+ and Teachers
  • Museums For All: $3 Admission for each family member (up to 4 people) with presentation of SNAP or WIC Card.
  • $9.00 Field Trip Rate with enrichment program (20 or more children in the group and at least 24 hour advance reservations). Special Pricing for groups from Title I Schools. For reservations call 859-258-3253
  • $7.00 Group Visit Rate for large groups needs at least 24 hour advance reservations. For reservations call 859-258-3253
  • Members receive free admission for the year as part of their membership
  • We accept cash, check, credit cards, and Apple Pay
Recommended ages:
  • 1 – 10 years of age
  • Anyone with a curious nature who loves to learn!
Group Visits:
  • We Welcome Groups of all Sizes
  • Please contact us at 859.258.3253 or

Field Trip Forecast

The graphic below reflects field trips for groups of 50 or more for the week of December 5 - 8. Most field trips begin at 10:00 and are over by 1:00. Field Trips are structured in a way so that children are evenly dispersed throughout the museum to reduce congestion.

Become a Member!

We offer 3 different membership types that you can choose from based on the needs of your family.

Host your Birthday

We offer 3 different types of birthday parties that you can choose from based on the needs of your family.
The Explorium is a proud Museums for All participating museum!