Follow the Civil War story in northern Kentucky here at Behringer-Crawford Museum. The Siege of Cincinnati, the story of General John Hunt Morgan, and the significance of the Underground Railroad are all featured. Also enjoy our transportation-themed exhibits including our restored 19th Century streetcar, the "Kentucky." Behringer-Crawford Museum features Northern Kentucky and Ohio Valley history and culture as viewed through the lens of transportation - Rivers, Roads, Rails & Runways. Visitors enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits such as an expansive model train and city layout, a historic streetcar highlighting the lives of its passengers, a replica of an Ohio River packet boat - complete with whistles and a steering wheel, a nostalgic 1959 Buick Electra with a drive-in film, and other educational exhibits and activities. Guests can purchase specialty souvenirs from the BCM Museum Store and take a relaxing walk through the Children's Garden in a beautiful park setting. Strong educational mission serving schools, civic groups and general public. Rotating exhibits, Music@BCM series, freshART, Holiday Toy Trains, Six@Six lecture series, venue rentals, museum store, historical research, and artifact preservation and interpretation. Educational programs conducted in-house and off site in the community.
Frankfort, Kentucky | This museum is housed in the 1850 State Arsenal and has a large collection of Kentucky, Union and Confederate memorabilia, including identified uniforms, flags, guns, and other equipment.
Elizabethtown, Kentucky | This museum's Confederate stories include John Hunt Morgan's 1862 Christmas Raid, while Union stories include 15,000 men training at Camp Nevin in October 1861, and the first seven years of President Lincoln's life.