- Our list of the best things to do in Murray, Kentucky, features the top 18 nearby activities — including 6 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Murray, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Murray, KY , followed by 3 popular activities in nearby cities, including Benton and Gilbertsville
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94% 84 votes
Murray, KY MoreLess Info
Covering 250.5 miles, the Kentucky Lake is the largest manmade lake in the Eastern United States. It is popular among fisherman for having the largest populations of white bass, buffalo carp, and yellow perch.
93% 15 votes
300 Hickory Drive, Murray, KY 42071 MoreLess Info
The Arboretum at Murray State has a fully accessible horticultural display, public garden, and educational center. Two miles of paths offer visitors a relaxing walk and viewing of diverse plant life in open woodlands, savanna, prairie, forest, and wetlands.
90% 10 votes
701 Gil Hopson Dr, Murray, KY 42071 MoreLess Info
One of the oldest continuously producing theaters in the country is Playhouse in the Park. Throughout the season, a variety of popular plays are shown at the venue, and there is a special young actors' guild.
100% 3 votes
1499 Olive Blvd, Murray, KY MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of Murray State University, the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery is an art gallery displaying a number of different works. The gallery is host to a number of different unique exhibitions throughout the year.
100% 1 votes
504 Price Doyle Fine Arts, Murray, KY 42071 MoreLess Info
Produced every January, Campus Lights is an annual student-run production at Murray State University that performs musical theater. Some of their works include The Music Man, Anything Goes and Beauty and the Beast.
71% 7 votes
North 16th Street and University Drive, Murray, KY MoreLess Info
Housed in the first permanent building constructed on the Murray State University campus, the Wrather West Kentucky Museum highlights the history of West Kentucky and the Jackson Purchase. Changing exhibits are also offered which cover this past era.
67% 3 votes
1306 S 12th Street, Murray, KY 42071 MoreLess Info
An indoor miniature golf course lit by black lights, Treasure Golf features 18 holes of golf, each with its own distinctive layout, obstacles, and challenges. The course also features the Cove Cafe, which features a full menu.
54% 13 votes
1435 US Highway 641 N, Murray, KY 42071 MoreLess Info
Currently the largest skating rink in West Kentucky, Circus Skate of Murray is popular with all ages. The rink has a nostalgic feel as well as classic pinball and arcade machines.
60% 5 votes
1008 Chestnut Street, Murray, KY 42071 MoreLess Info
The movie theater, Cheri Theatres, features a $0.50 discount per ticket on cash sales, 3D viewings, senior discounts, and stadium seating. The theater also offers 'Dolby Digital Surround Sound' and hearing impaired listening devices.
- 2 votes
1401 St. Rt 121 N., Murray, KY 42071 MoreLess Info
Operated by Murray State University, Roy Stewart Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium used for sports including track and field and football. The stadium provides an artificial turf field, a running track and a seating capacity of 16,800.