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Attractions in Louisville, Kentucky

Amusements

  • Bluegrass Indoor Karting
    2520 Ampere Drive, Louisville, KY 40299
    502-297-9899, This state-of-the-art facility features 40 mph Sodi GT5 karts, a professionally designed 1,000 foot long track, and a computerized timing system. more info  map

  • Fourth Street Live!
    400 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    Located in the Heart of Historic Downtown
    502-584-7170 , Fourth Street Live! is a premier dining, entertainment and retail destination located on Fourth Street, between Liberty Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard. Restaurant and... more info  map

  • Louisville Mega Cavern
    1841 Taylor Avenue, Louisville, KY 40213
    502-855-3580 or 502-736-9596, 17 miles of corridors located beneath the city of Louisville, six underground zip lines, the only fully underground aerial ropes challenge course the world, a SUV-pulled... more info  map

  • Uptown Art Uncorked
    2458 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40205
    502-595-8873, Uptown Art Uncorked makes art instruction accessible by appealing to small groups. Relax, bring your friends and create something you will be proud to showcase in your... more info  map

Casinos

  • Belterra Casino Hotel Resort
    777 Bel Terra Drive, Louisville, KY 47020
    812-427-7777, Each one of the 308 deluxe rooms and suites has a marble bathroom with a whirlpool style tub, and a small screen TV in each bathroom. Deluxe accommodations provide you a... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Brennan House & Medical Office Museum
    631 South Fifth Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-540-5145, The Brennan House is a Victorian mansion in downtown Louisville that is filled with an entirely original family collection. It is listed on the National Register and is... more info  map

  • Cathedral of the Assumption
    433 South Fifth Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-582-2971, This magnificently restored cathedral features massive stone arches under an umbrella of 24 kt. gold stars. more info  map

  • Farmington Historic House
    3033 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40205
    502-452-9920, Built in 1816, this beautiful home was based off of designs by Thomas Jefferson. more info  map

  • Little Loomhouse
    328 Kenwood Hill Road, Louisville, KY 40214
    502-367-4792, Examples of weaving from the past 200-years are displayed in these historic board-and-batten cabins. The Little Loomhouse is a Louisville Landmark and is on the National... more info  map

  • Locust Grove
    561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY 40207
    502-897-9845, Locust Grove is a National Historic Landmark on 55 acres of the original 694 acre farm established by William and Lucy Clark Croghan in 1790. Locust Grove hosted three... more info

  • Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
    7410 Moorman Road, Louisville, KY 40272
    502-935-6809 , The Farnsley-Moremen House stands as a testament to the rich history of agriculture along the Ohio River. Built by Gabriel Farnsley, this red brick Kentucky "I-House"... more info  map

  • Samuel May House
    690 Northlake Drive , Prestonsburg, KY 41653
    606-889-9608, This 1817 Federal-style mansion is constructed of bricks made on site. Guided tours are available. more info

  • Thomas Edison House
    729-31 East Washington Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    Located in Historic Butchertown
    502-585-5247, Some of the interesting artifacts found at Louisville's Thomas Edison House include both cylinder and disc phonographs, as well as Edison Business Phonographs. An Edison... more info  map

  • Whitehall
    3110 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206
    502-897-2944, Whitehall, thought to have been built by John Marshall, began as a modest two-story brick house in the Italianate style. Guided tours of Whitehall House & Gardens are... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
    4701 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY 40207
    502-893-3852, Located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in northeast Louisville, Zachary Taylor National Cemetery "was established in 1928 by an act of Congress initiated by the Taylor... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Callahan Museum of Printing House for the Blind
    1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206
    502-895-2405, Founded in 1858 and one of the oldest institutions of its kind. The American Printing House For The Blind helps those that are blind and visually impaired to become more... more info  map

  • Conrad-Caldwell House Museum
    1402 St. James Court, Louisville, KY 40208
    502-636-5023, A magnificent Richardsonian Mansion, also known as "Conrad's Castle." Inside you will find breathtaking woodwork, stained glass and fixtures. more info  map

  • Frazier International History Museum
    829 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-753-5663, "The Frasier" is a three-story 100,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art history museum. Its two world-class collections include a permanent collection and historical... more info  map

  • Kentucky Center For African-American Heritage
    315 Guthrie Green, Suite 400, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-583-4100, Located in the Historic Russell District, this African American Museum offers a variety of unique exhibits and special events. more info  map

  • Kentucky Derby Museum
    704 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208
    Located on the Front Steps of Churchill Downs
    502-637-7097 , The Kentucky Derby Museum gives guests a first-hand look at the event for which Louisville is known worldwide. It offers a free kids program to all public and parochial... more info  map

  • Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
    715 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-589-0102, The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is a nonprofit organization founded to promote and support art and craft excellence in Kentucky. The Education Center also provides... more info  map

  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
    800 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    Located in Downtown Louisville
    877-775-8443, Home of the world's biggest baseball bat! This factory and museum, a Louisville landmark, is a popular spot for baseball lovers. more info  map

  • Muhammad Ali Center
    144 North Sixth Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-584-9254, The Ali Center is an international cultural and educational institution that preserves and shares the legacy of Muhammad Ali. more info  map

  • National Society Sons of the American Revolution
    1000 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40203
    502-589-1776, Their headquarters building contains a number of copies and original artwork that commemorate the people and events of the Revolutionary War.  more info  map

  • Portland Museum
    2308 Portland Avenue, Louisville, KY 40212
    502-776-7678, Explore Louisville's river heritage through vivid dioramas, life-sized character manequins, automated sound track, documentaries, and more.  more info  map

  • Speed Art Museum
    2035 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40208
    502-634-2700, Founded in 1927, this is the first and largest public art museum in the area. It holds over 12,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
    State Highway 245, Louisville, KY 40110
    Located 20 Minutes South of Louisville
    502-955-8512, Established in 1929, by Isaac W. Bernheim, this renowned arboretum and 14,000-acre forest includes a nature center, 30 miles of hiking trails, a picnic area, lakes, a... more info  map

  • Louisville Zoo
    1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40233
    502-459-2181, Their exhibits include Lorikeet Landing, Gorilla Forest, Islands, and the Tiger Tundra. You will see hundreds of species of mammals, birds, reptiles & amphibians, fish,... more info  map

  • Waterfront Park
    129 East River Road, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-574-3768, Louisville Waterfront Park is a playground for people of all ages. It offers a grand view of the river, space for concerts & festivals, and picnic spaces.  more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium
    University of Louisville - Belnap Campus
    502-852-6664 , Provides educational and entertaining programs in astronomy, the sciences, arts and humanities utilizing advanced presentation and telecommunications technologies. They... more info  map

  • Louisville Science Center
    727 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-561-6100, At the Louisville Science Center, you will find all the major sciences brought to life with exciting, interactive exhibits that engage your hands, your mind and your... more info  map

Summer Camps

  • Cedar Ridge Camp
    Old 4010 Routt Road, Louisville, KY 40299
    502-267-5848, Building a diverse community of faith each week, inclusive of special needs. Resident day and adventure camps. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Air Center 1
    2815 Taylorsville Road , Louisville, KY 40205
    502-451-6451, Schedule your tour that will let you explore the beautiful Kentucky countryside from the air. Ground transportation available for out of town guests.  more info  map

  • Belle of Louisville
    401 West River Road, Louisville, KY 40202
    Waterfront Park in Downtown Louisville
    502-574-2992, The Belle of Louisville, a National Historic Landmark, is "America's last true Mississippi river steamboat still in operation." Two- and three-hour cruises are... more info  map

  • City Taste Tours of Louisville
    332 West Broadway, Suite 609, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-589-1628, City Taste Tours offers high quality, fun-filled city tours while introducing guests to the unique Louisville culinary scene along the way. more info  map

  • Classic Biplane Tours
    2700 Gast Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40205
    502-836-5252 , Discover Louisville from the air while reliving the golden era of aviation in an open cockpit biplane. Two passengers can ride side by side.  more info  map

  • Ghost Walking Tours
    4201 South Second Street, Louisville, KY 40214
    502-689-5117 , These popular Downtown Ghost Walks are led by Mr. Ghost Walker. Every Friday night during the season, the 90-minute tours will leave at 7:30 p.m. from the first floor... more info  map

  • Marinette Dream Cruises and Kentucky Yacht Charter
    500 Evergreen Place Court, Louisville, KY 40223
    502-296-1463, Enjoy a cruise down the Ohio River where you can visit the abundant restaurants and entertainment spots. They specialize in corporate charters, team building events,... more info  map

  • Mint Julep Tours
    140 North Fourth Street, Suite 326, Louisville, KY 40202
    The Galt House
    502-583-1433, Whether you are traveling with through historic Louisville, horse country, or to the bourbon distilleries, Mint Julep provides a Kentucky adventure. They make sure tours... more info  map

  • Waverly Hills Sanatorium
    Located Near the Bobby Nichols Golf Course
    502-933-2142, The non-profit organization, Waverly Hills Historical Society, Inc. is gradually restoring the remaining private architectural structures that once accommodated... more info

  • Wheel Fun Rentals
    135 East River Road, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-589-2453, Offers leisurely guided tours on their assortment of easy to ride bicycles. They will be happy to suggest the type and size of bike that will best fit your needs.  more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Broad Run Vineyards
    10601 Broad Run Road, Louisville, KY 40299
    502-231-0372, Broadrun Vineyards is a large estate winery offering spacious indoor and outdoor grounds. Wine tastings are hosted daily. more info  map

  • Old 502 Winery
    120 South Tenth Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    502-540-5650, Old 502 Winery produces wines from Kentucky-grown grapes. The staff offers tours and event space. more info  map

  

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