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Owensboro Sights and Landmarks Guide, Kentucky

The city of Owensboro has a lot to offer, hence whenever you plan to visit this city you must arrange for more than just a day to enjoy the city hit spots thoroughly. History lovers can head towards various museums of Owensboro where they will get the chance to learn about the history of the city. Others can head towards various natural tourist hot spots and different parks located in the heart of the city, to spend some time with friends or family.

Fine Arts Museum of Owensboro is famous for the huge collection of various exhibits like the religious art gallery which reflects various paintings related to Christianity. Some of these Christianity related paintings are Mexican Jesus with three different faces and windows with stained glasses. Another great exhibit which is very famous in this museum is the one that reflects and explains the arts of various Kentucky artists.

Another famous museum in Owensboro is the International Bluegrass Music Museum which is located in the River Park Center of Owensboro. This is the place where you can actually feel, hear, and touch bluegrass music. You also get the chance to participate in a mini tour which takes you behind the scenes so that your level of understanding related to bluegrass music is enriched. All you need to do is ask the staff for such a tour. This happens to be the only museum in the world dedicated to bluegrass music.

River Park Center is the place where you get the chance to feel the culture of Owensboro. This is the place where various corporate meetings are organized, different festivals and news conferences held and various art exhibitions and different rallies conducted. You also get to see the awesome view of the River Ohio from this River Park Center. You will surely find something being organized in this park whenever you visit it. The above mentioned Fine Arts Museum is situated in River Park Center itself.

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Owensboro City Ratings

  • Rating78%
    City Rank162
  • History & Culture: rated for 80%
  • Night Life & Entertainment: rated for 60%
  • Family & Fun: rated for 80%
  • Outdoors Activities: rated for 100%
  • Food: rated for 70%
  • Sightseeing: rated for 100%
  • Shopping: rated for 80%
  • Public Transportation: rated for 60%
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