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South Central Kentucky

Cultural Center

Black History

in the Barrens

~Those who Served

in the Military~





Come visit, explore &
discover South Central
Kentucky history !
The SCKCC tells the history of the
people, places, & events that make
up the geographic area known as
"the Barrens" - Barren, Metcalfe,
Allen, Hart and Monroe counties.
It is located in the old Kentucky 
Pants Factory in downtown

2 new exhibits

under construction 

on the second floor:


A clothing store and

beauty shop








      The history of South Central Kentucky
is an irreplaceable community treasure.
 The South Central Kentucky Cultural
Center is the guardian of this valuable community treasure.
Come VISIT the Cultural Center's
Museum of the Barrens.
EXPLORE your family heritage with our
genealogy resources. Share your family information to expand our community's
treasures for years to come.
DISCOVER South Central Kentucky's history.
 See how life in the Barrens region has
progressed through historical exhibits
created from artifacts donated by people
from our community.
Be inspired by the accomplishments
of ordinary citizens from our past.
Participate in and attend
museum events!
South Central Kentucky Cultural Center
200 W. Water Street, Glasgow, KY 42141
We are open Monday - Friday
from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Coming Events




February is Black History Month

Black History in the Barrens

Those Who Served in the Military

Speakers: Saturday 

February 17th, 1:00

Donzell Moody & Joseph Trigg

will share about their 

experiences in the Military.


Coming March 16th!!

The Cultural Center will

host Tracy Smith, the 

Poet Laureate of the

United States and

Frederick Smock

Poet Laureate of


6:00 - 7:30 PM






To schedule a group tour call us at
Groups of all ages are invited to come
Visit, Explore, Discover, and be
inspired by our treasured history.
History steps out of the pages of textbooks
for students, helping them gain valuable
perspective; adults appreciate and learn
about generations that preceded them; 
mature adults see artifacts that stir
fond memories and conversation.
Consider pairing a group visit
with a meal at one of  the area's
resturants, or with a visit to another
local attraction and make a
day of it!

Address and Contact Info

200 West Water Street
Glasgow, KY

(270) 651-9792


Come Visit, Explore & Discover South Central Kentucky History!

South Central Kentucky Cultural Center
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM