Welcome to LexHistory!

Inspiring our future by collecting and preserving Lexington’s history!

Our next free LexTalks event is Sunday, June 4: Celebrating 60 Years of Lexington’s Human Rights Commission!  Learn more and register here.


Established in 1998, the Lexington History Museum — now LexHistory — is dedicated to telling the stories of Lexington’s rich heritage.

Our Future

To be the most visible and accessible resource on the history of Lexington for all residents and tourists…anytime, anywhere, and on any device.  


See these interesting websites for additional reading and research on Lexington and Central Kentucky.


Your generous donation will help enable us to fulfill the mission of preserving Lexington’s history for future generations.