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.

Our tour days are Tuesday-Saturday. 

Please Purchase Tour 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).


McDowell House

Tours Year-Round, Tuesday-Saturday at Select Times 

Constitution Square

 Gift Shop Open March-December, Cabins Open April-October for Self-Guided Tours 

Guided Tours Currently Available to Groups Only