- 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
88% 64 votes
22 miles upstream from the confluence of the Tennessee River with the Ohio, Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
At 206 feet high, Kentucky Dam provides outdoor activities like walking, jogging, and biking. Visitors can sign up for a group tour of the dam to see how it operates, or simply enjoy views of the reservoir from the top.
86% 44 votes
121 South Second Street, Paducah, KY 42001 MoreLess Info
Exhibits, photographs, and artifacts combine to make the extensive collections at the William Clark Market House Museum. All the items within the 4,000 square feet exhibition space focus on the complex history of Paducah.
86% 43 votes
631 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
The Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum is a Greek Revival home that was built in 1852. The confederate general's home is part of the Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trail and remains an important part of the state's history.
100% 15 votes
116 South 6th Street, Paducah, KY 42001 MoreLess Info
For those spiritually inclined or for visitors who can appreciate beautiful architecture, stop by the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. The structure contains beautiful stained glass windows, two gorgeous bell towers, and many other incredible features.
Appreciation for the visual arts and their creation is the focus of the Yeiser Art Center through a variety of exhibits. In addition to the permanent collection, the center holds seven temporary exhibits throughout the year.
The National Quilt Museum serves as the world's largest museum devoted to quilts and fiber-based art. Over 320 works of quilt art are featured as part of the main exhibit, and the institution's educational program helps quilters of any skill level.