McDowell House - Museum, Apothecary and Gardens

125 S 2nd St, Danville, KY 40422
(859) 236-2804


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McDowell House Museum

Welcome to McDowell House

McDowell House Museum is an 1800s historic house with a fascinating story, an apothecary and two gardens. This National Historic Landmark site is the former home and office of pioneering surgeon Dr. Ephraim McDowell. We are open year-round for public tours, group tours, and field trips.

We also run seasonal tours of Constitution Square Historic Site and have a unique gift shop.

We Are Open!


We are Open for Tours Tuesday-Saturday.

Masks are currently required for tours. These are available on site if you do not have your own. 

Please Purchase Tickets to Reserve Space. Tickets Can Be Purchased Online , at Our Gift Shop, or by Calling 859-236-2804 During Office Hours (T-F 10-4).

Constitution Square

Cabins Open April-October

 Gift Shop Open March-December