Attractions in Franklin

Business NameLocationHours
African American Heritage CenterCorner of John J Johnson and Jefferson StreetsMon 9am-6 pm; Tues. - Fri. 9am - 4 pm. Closed daily 12 - 1 pm for lunch
Bingo - Bingo FantasticAbout 2 blocks east of Main Street behind Franklin bank & Trust and Friendly FurnitureMonday- Saturday 6:45 pm Sat. 12:01am; Sunday 2pm
Bingo - Bingo World2 blocks east of South Main StreetMonday 6:45 pm, Friday 6:45pm, Saturday 4:45 pm, and Sunday 4:45 pm
Bingo - Kentucky DownsAbout 1 1/2 miles south of I-65 exit 2Monday - Saturday 6:45pm; Sunday 1pm and 4:15pm
Bingo - State Line BingoAcross 31W from Kentucky DownsWednesdays - Sundays
Bingo- American Veterans (AmVets)In the former James Monroe Bluegrass HallFridays, Saturdays, Sundays
Cat Daddy's Pay LakeAcross the street from the Franklin Drive-In and just past Kentucky Downs if traveling south. Mon.- Thurs. 6 am - 9 pm; Fri.-Sat. all night; Sun. close 8 pm Closed Wed.
Franklin Drive-InLeft side of 31W South near the state lineVaries according to season
Franklin Simpson Parks & RecreationEast end of North Street and Filter Plant RoadSummer: 8 am-12 pm; Winter 8am-dusk
Gallery on the SquareHistoric Downtown SquareTues.-Fri.10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Closed Sun. and Mon.
Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf CourseI-65 Exit 27am-dark, weather permitting
Kentucky Downs Race CourseI-65 Exit 2Sun.-Thurs.10am-2 am; Fri.-Sat.10 am-4am.
Octagon Hall Museum & KY Confederate Studies ArchiveAbout 6 mi. north of Franklin on 31W across the road from Strictly Country Antique Mall8am-11:30 am; 1pm-3:30 pm Wed-Sat.
Old Stone Jail -Simpson County Archives1/2 block Northwest from courthouse square on North College StreetMon. - Fri. 9am-4pm; Sat. 10am- 2pm Closed Sun. and holidays
Pappy's Pay LakeTurn off Hwy 31W onto Peden Mill Road. Cross railroad, then turn left onto Kenny Perry Drive. Pass the golf course, cross Drake's Creek and start up hill. The pay lake is on the right side of the road.8am-8pm Mon-Thurs; 8am-Midnight Fri-Sat; Noon-8pm Sun
Red River Meeting House
Sandford Duncan InnJust south of I-65 Exit 2For tours or more information contact Simpson County Tourism
Shaker Museum at South UnionAbout 18 miles northwest of I-65 exit 2; apprx. 1/2 mi from US 68-80Mar 1-Nov 30 9am-5pm Mon. -Sat. 1pm-5pm Sun; Dec1-Feb 28 10am-4pm Tues. -Sat.;Closed major holidays
West Fork Drakes ReservoirApprx.1.5 miles east of Franklin, KY off KY Hwy 73