Hopemont

201 North Mill Street, Lexington, KY 40507

Built in 1814 by John Wesley Hunt, one of Lexington’s most prominent citizens of the time, this Federal-style house is a living museum representing the days when Lexington was known as the "Athens of the West" for its highly cultured lifestyle. The property includes a Civil War museum and a period garden.

This historic home is also available for special events. The Morgan room accommodates up to 75 people. The garden is suitable for up to 150 people.

Attractions
Group Tour
Accessibility
More Info
  • Operation Hours: April - October Wednesday - Friday: Tours on the hour from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Length of Tour: 45 minutes
  • Guided Tours:
  • Take a Virtual Tour: Xplorit
  • Gift Shop:
  • Price Range $-$$$$: $$
Info for Tour Leaders
  • Group Rate:
Detail
  • Accessibility: Limited
  • Visual Aids for Guests: Yes
  • Hard of Hearing Guidance: Yes
  • Accessibility Details: Paved walking paths and a ramp into the house and museum allow wheelchairs to easily access the property. There is no elevator, but for guests who cannot do stairs, there is a photo book of the rooms upstairs and of the basement for them to view.
  • Accessible Tours: Yes
  • Contact for Accessible Guests: 859-253-0362
  • Accessible Restrooms: Yes
Facility Info
  • Theater Capacity 75
  • Banquet Capacity 35
  • Number of Rooms 1

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