The best museums in Louisville in March 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Louisville, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Louisville:

  1. Louisville Slugger Museum & Bat Factory1

    Louisville Slugger Museum & Bat Factory

    Louisville, KY
    The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory , is a museum and factory tour attraction located in Louisville, Kentucky 's "Museum Row", part of the West Main District of downtown . The museum showcases the story of Louisville Slugger baseball bats in baseball and in American history. The museum also cre
  2. Muhammad Ali Center2

    Muhammad Ali Center

    Louisville, KY
    The Muhammad Ali Center is a non-profit museum and cultural center dedicated to boxer Muhammad Ali in Louisville, Kentucky . Ali, a native of Louisville, and his wife Lonnie Ali founded the museum in 2005. The six-story, 96,750 sq ft (8,988 m ) museum is located in the city's West Main District . I
  3. Kentucky Derby Museum3

    Kentucky Derby Museum

    Louisville, KY
    The Kentucky Derby Museum is an American Thoroughbred horse racing museum located on the grounds of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky . Dedicated to preserving the history of the Kentucky Derby , it first opened its doors to the public in the spring of 1985. Much of its early funding came from
  4. Speed Art Museum4

    Speed Art Museum

    Louisville, KY
    The Speed Art Museum , originally known as the J.B. Speed Memorial Museum , now colloquially referred to as the Speed by locals, is the oldest, largest, and foremost museum of art in Kentucky . It is located in Louisville, Kentucky on Third Street next to the University of Louisville Belknap campus
  5. Frazier History Museum5

    Frazier History Museum

    Louisville, KY
    The Frazier History Museum , previously known as the Frazier Historical Arms Museum and the Frazier International History Museum , is a history museum located on Museum Row in the West Main District of downtown Louisville, Kentucky . An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution , the Frazier document
  6. Louisville Zoo6

    Louisville Zoo

    Louisville, KY
    The Louisville Zoological Gardens , commonly known as the Louisville Zoo , is a 134-acre (54 ha) zoo in Louisville , Kentucky , situated in the city's Poplar Level neighborhood. Founded in 1969, the "State Zoo of Kentucky" currently exhibits over 1,700 animals in naturalistic and mixed animal settin
  7. 7

    Kentucky Science Center

    Louisville, KY
    The Kentucky Science Center , previously known as the Louisville Museum of Natural History & Science and then Louisville Science Center , is Kentucky 's largest hands-on science museum . Located in Louisville, Kentucky 's "Museum Row" in the West Main District of downtown , the museum operates as a
  8. Portland Museum8

    Portland Museum

    Louisville, KY
  9. Louisville WaterWorks Museum9

    Louisville WaterWorks Museum

    Louisville, KY
  10. Museum of the American Printing House For the Blind10

    Museum of the American Printing House For the Blind

    Louisville, KY

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