- TripBuzz found 33 things to do with kids in or near Danville, Kentucky, including 20 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Harrodsburg, Nicholasville, Richmond and Versailles.
- From Gwinn Island Resort to Finley's Fun Center, the Danville area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Historic Sites and Bowling.
- Known as the 'Birthplace of Bluegrass', the city of Danville is a popular destination for music culture and nightlife. The small town charm of the city makes for an enjoyable day of strolling the colorful downtown shops, dining at a local café and enjoying the local art galleries. The city is also home to the Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge, a 500-acre nature preserve.
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344 Swope Drive, Danville, KY 40422 MoreLess Info
Miniature populated towns and villages await children and adults at The Great American Dollhouse Museum. At the Miniature store from the lobby, the visitor can buy whatever he needs for his own collection.
Since 1980 patrons have enjoyed live performances - plays and other special events - at the West T Hill Community Theatre. It was named for its founder, a theater devotee, historian, and scholar of fine arts.
Featuring the latest film releases, Danville Cinemas 8 shows only first run movies. The theater also offers periodic special showings such as 2D and 3D films, and is equipped with a concessions stand where popcorn, candy and soda are sold.
With numerous sports and recreational amenities, Millennium Park serves its community patrons. The park contains soccer fields, baseball complex, playground areas, trails with benches, modular skate park, dog park, and scenic Millennium Lake, where fishing is available.
125 S. Second St, Danville, KY 40422 MoreLess Info
A National Historic Landmark, the McDowell House Museum was built between 1792 and 1820, in three stages. It is dedicated to Dr. Ephraim McDowell, the first man to perform an ovarian tumor removal.
Founded at the middle of the 20th century, the Pioneer Playhouse is the oldest outdoor theatre in Kentucky. It is now has a pre-show dinner program, while staging shows most of the week, indoors or outdoors whenever the weather permits it.