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Address: Kentucky Science Center, 727 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number: +1 502-561-6100
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KentuckyShow! Is a breathtaking, 30-minute multimedia adventure across time...

KentuckyShow! Is a breathtaking, 30-minute multimedia adventure across time and place featuring the people, sights and sounds of this fascinating state. It's a first-see for visitors and a must-see for Kentuckians. Now showing in the Kentucky Science Center on historic Main Street in Louisville.

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Free treats for the kids was a nice touch!

Once in a while it's great to sneak something into the trip itinerary that's just for Mom. The kids saw the nice neat lines of empty chairs as an opportunity to cause chaos and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Lonewolfandcubs
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Hollywood, MD
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Hollywood, MD
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101 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Once in a while it's great to sneak something into the trip itinerary that's just for Mom. The kids saw the nice neat lines of empty chairs as an opportunity to cause chaos and the employees quickly passed out free souvenirs that kept them seated and occupied the whole time...maybe watching a movie after a 7 hour car ride was... More 

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Louisville, KY
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389 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We've lived in Kentucky nearly 30 years and found that this 30-35 minute film does a really good job of describing the regions and special characteristics of Kentucky. It made me want to go and visit places I have not yet seen and many that I have visited in the past. Great for visitors, new residents and even those of... More 

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2 Thank UKgrandej
Yucaipa, California
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237 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

This 32 minute show is a nice introduction to all things Kentucky. I would recommend it for a new visitor because it provides some great ideas of what to visit.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Louisville and very happy to have taken the time to see the Kentucky Show. A very informative film on Kentucky. Highly recommend to visitors new to Kentucky.

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1 Thank LGSH
Greensboro, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This short film (30 minutes or so) is very well done, and a wonderful overview of Kentucky! My youngest child wasn't engaged (he is 5), but everyone else in my family (ages 10 and up) enjoyed it. I though it gave a good orientation to Kentucky for our visit here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

We went because it was part of a ticket package we had bought. In all honesty, if it wasn't included, we probably wouldn't have gone. Anyway, we went with our 5 and 3 year old. According to their website, kids 5 and under were free. They had no information about that, so my husband had to go online and show... More 

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1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lexington, Kentucky
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73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This is a really cool way to learn alot about Kentucky and hear/see some of the commonwealth's most famous celebrities. Great for visitors and natives alike!

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1 Thank Tom W
Columbia, Maryland
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185 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

The Kentucky Show runs about 30 minutes and had a decent range of historical and cultural information regarding the state. It gives a nice overview of the area and is well-made. I'd also like to add that, although the gentleman who took our tickets was beyond friendly, the woman who sold them to us was rather rude and unpleasant. If... More 

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Kathy K, General Manager at KentuckyShow!, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed KentuckyShow! and found it interesting and informative. Over 200 Kentuckians were interviewed during the making of the show, so it was a true labor of love for many to produce it. I'm sorry for your experience at the box office; KentuckyShow! rents its theater space from The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts so we... More 

Louisville,KY
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188 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Not that great of a film or setup to view in my opinion. I am from KY and went to see it due to some hype. But disssapointed.

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Edison, New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I always enjoy a film about a place's history and sights. This film presents a nice overview of Kentucky's history and sights to see. Make sure you get the discount for visiting several museums.

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