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Floodwall Murals

Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY
+1 800-723-8224
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The flood wall was an excellent place to put 50 murals. They cover the river, native Americans and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don M
Lexington, Kentucky
Great history

Great history lesson and artwork, very nice walk by the river, the old train, river city heritage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Murals painted on floodwalls depicting the history of the Paducah area.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“the river” (156 reviews)
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Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY
+1 800-723-8224
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The flood wall was an excellent place to put 50 murals. They cover the river, native Americans and other subjects. Right behind the murals is the river walk. They are close to historic downtown. Good parking across the street. There are restaurants close. At one...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great history lesson and artwork, very nice walk by the river, the old train, river city heritage museum

Thank Dean_CPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a weekend in Paducah and some friends took us around town and these murals were amazing to see. Don't miss!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just travelling through and didn't have enough time to really enjoy the murals or other downtown sites. There are many murals with information at the base of each one. We only looked at them and read a few, but we are definitely coming...More

Thank Idonnaknow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This flood wall was created after a massive flood devastated downtown Paducah. The panels have been painted with several murals showing the history of the area and are very well done. It was quiet the day we visited and gorgeous weather. The view of the...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walk along the river could be so much nicer with a better path....but do it anyway so that you can see these murals. Awesome glimpse into the local history. Lots of restaurants nearby as well.

Thank pmonty13
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were pressed for time so we didn't get to see it all, we just saw it from our vehicle as we drove by.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Murals depict life and history of a river town in good times and bad, free parking and restrooms located in parking lot, restraunts, shopping, antique stores easy walking distance from parking area, safe and secure, fun trip

Thank betty h
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

A great way to learn the history of Paducah, told in both pictures and plaques. Enjoy walking along the river walk and then reading the history of the area.

Thank triciae
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk along the flood wall. Filled with historical plaques along the way. River views too. Worth the time we spent. Glad a friend suggested it. Downtown area has some nice restaurants too.

1  Thank wendy g
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13 April 2016|
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Response from dbmmock | Reviewed this property |
It is perhaps 2-3 blocks and is easily walkable.
27 May 2015|
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Response from peonyrose | Reviewed this property |
There is parking there.