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Experience Paducah (Sponsored)

*Article Sponsored by Paducah CVB*

Watch Paducah’s new Signature Experiences video here.

Take a deep dive into the key cultural attractions that acquaint you with Paducah, Kentucky’s significance as a UNESCO Creative City.

Customize an itinerary of Paducah Signature Experiences, a collection of new and immersive tours, performances and experiences exclusively for groups.

Amazing Fiber Art

Go behind the scenes at the National Quilt Museum to discover the greatest fiber art in the world, quilts that are not the kind our grandmothers used to make. Then take your inspiration to the classroom.

Paducah’s Rivers – Highway of Heritage

Journey on America’s inland waterways from the era of Paducah’s earliest inhabitants to the City’s modern day life on the river. Captivating stories, interactive exhibits, live river music and more at the River Discovery Center.

The Art of Creating Community

Named the most popular attraction in Kentucky by Trip Advisor in 2014, Paducah’s “Wall-to-Wall” Floodwall Murals project provides testimony that public art can transform a town and augment its sense of place.

Ms. Maggie’s Memories

Serving as an African American hotel during segregation, the Hotel Metropolitan comes alive through the world-famous musicians, entertainers and sports figures who stayed on the 2nd floor. Ms. Maggie Steed, the hotel’s operator, will introduce stories of a segregated culture.

Paducah’s Untold Civil War Story

Prepare to be amazed at the significant influence Paducah had on the outcome of the Civil War. Generals U.S. Grant, Nathan B. Forrest and others made their astounding contributions to history here. These stories are now told at the Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum.

Itinerary Planning Assistance

Paducah CVB provides complimentary recommendations for scheduling experiential tours to ensure the most enjoyable and efficient visit.

Step-On Guided City Tours

Make the most of your time in Paducah. Discover some of our most beautiful, scenic areas and explore some of this creative river city’s most famous landmarks. From Paducah’s one-of-a-kind “Wall-to-Wall” Floodwall Tour Murals to Market House Square and Historic Downtown, you’ll get to know our city with a passionate Paducahan as your guide.

For more group-friendly resources, visit

paducah-3Paducah’s Rivers – Highway of Heritage at River Discovery Center

paducah-2Ms. Maggie’s Memories at The Hotel Metropolitan

paducah-1Amazing Fiber Art and A Creative Stitch at the National Quilt Museum