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Directions to UK Visitor Center

   

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*Please note that there are separate directions for weekday and weekend visits. Once inside the Visitor Center, present the white parking ticket to a Visitor Center representative to be stamped. Contact us if you have questions or need additional directions.

Directions and Parking (Monday - Friday)



Traveling North on I-75 (From Southeastern Kentucky)


Take Exit 104 (marked Athens/Lexington). Turn left off the ramp onto Athens-Boonesboro/Richmond Road and follow to downtown Lexington for approximately 8 miles. Turn left onto South Upper Street. Go through four stoplights and turn left into Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506] (just after Fazoli's restaurant).



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Traveling South on I-75/I-64 East or West (From No. Kentucky/Louisville or Eastern Kentucky)


Take Exit 113 (marked Paris/Lexington). Turn right off the exit ramp onto North Broadway (US 68). Follow through downtown for 3.5 miles. One block past Hyatt Regency Lexington, turn left onto Maxwell Street. At the second light, make a right onto South Upper Street. Enter Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506] (just after Fazoli's restaurant).



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From Bluegrass Parkway (From Elizabethtown or Western Kentucky)


Turn right off the exit onto Route 60 (Versailles Road). Follow until it becomes a one-way street, West Maxwell Street. After crossing Broadway, take a right at the second light onto South Upper Street. Enter Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506] (just after Fazoli's restaurant).



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Traveling North on US-27 (From Nicholasville Road or Harrodsburg Road)


Take US 27-N (Nicholasville Road) and continue straight (27-N turns into Limestone Street). After driving under the third skywalk, turn left into Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506].


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Weekend Directions and Parking



Traveling North on I-75 (From Southeastern Kentucky)


Take Exit 104 (marked Athens/Lexington). Turn left off the ramp onto Athens-Boonesboro/Richmond Road and follow to downtown Lexington for 8.2 miles. Turn left onto Rose Street. Turn right at the fourth traffic light onto Avenue of Champions/Euclid Avenue. Turn left into the Student Center parking lot (use alternate parking if lot is full).



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Traveling South on I-75/I-64 East or West (From No. Kentucky/Louisville or Eastern Kentucky)


Take Exit 113 (marked Paris/Lexington). Turn right off the exit ramp onto North Broadway (US 68). Follow through downtown for 3.5 miles. One block past Hyatt Regency Lexington, turn left onto Maxwell Street. At the fourth light, turn right onto Martin Luther King Boulevard. At the first light, turn left onto Avenue of Champions/Euclid Avenue. Turn right into the Student Center parking lot (use alternate parking if lot is full).



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From Bluegrass Parkway (From Elizabethtown or Western Kentucky)


Turn right off the exit onto Route 60 (Versailles Road). Follow until it becomes a one-way street, West Maxwell Street. At the fifth traffic light, turn right onto Martin Luther King Boulevard. At the first light, turn left onto Avenue of Champions/Euclid Avenue. Turn right into the Student Center parking lot (use alternate parking if lot is full).



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Traveling North on US 27 (From Nicholasville Road or Harrodsburg Road)

Take US 27-N (Nicholasville Road) and continue straight (27-N turns into Limestone Street). Take a right onto Avenue of Champions/Euclid Avenue. Turn right into the Student Center parking lot (use alternate parking if lot is full).



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Directions from the Student Center Parking Lot to the Visitor Center


Follow the sidewalk around the left of the Student Center Addition [200 Ave of Champions, Lexington KY 40506]. Turn left and proceed up the walkway and cross Patterson Drive. On your right will be the Main (Administration) Building [410 Administration Drive, Lexington, KY 40506] (Patterson Office Tower will be on your left). Take a right into the Main Building through the double doors. The Visitor Center is located immediately inside on the left.


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