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Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

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Address: 1839 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
Phone Number: 502-895-2405
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Interesting trip!

This was my second visit to the museum and it is one of my favorites! Friendly staff, a great curator, and great exhibits.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my second visit to the museum and it is one of my favorites! Friendly staff, a great curator, and great exhibits.

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Pecatonica, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place should be in the top three things to do in Louisville. You won't find a museum or tour like this anywhere else. The museum is fun, interesting and educational for all ages. Be sure to take the tour. It is a one of a kind experience. I can't believe that they don't have more visitors than they do.... More 

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My sisters and I were looking for something to do in Louisville to take up a rainy afternoon, and we found a brochure of this museum and tour. IT"S FREE, so why not? We were able to take the tour with Roberta, who has worked at this business for 20 years...so was able to answer any questions and give us... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Stopped in to the American Printing House for the Blind on the kid's Cultural Pass this summer. Ended up being just two kids and myself. We were there over two hours, and I had to drag the kids out. Two 11 year old boys loved it! Very education, great staff doing the tour, and we all learned a great deal,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Both the museum & the drop-in tour were excellent & fascinating. Lots of tactile & audio exhibits, of course, but also a lot of printed material on everything. Allow at least an hour & a half for tour (M - Th, at 10 & 2). Allow another several hours for the museum if you want to experience most of the... More 

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Golden Eagle, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Small, chock full of interesting facts and an amazing history of educating the blind. We should have allowed more time. The staff graciously allowed us to stay another 30 minutes after closing while they finished their work.

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TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Our group of 6 found the museum interesting (age range 63 to almost 2). A lot of things to look at and touch. Wish we had been there at a time for the factory tour. Lots to learn. Won't take a ton of time, but a good educational quick trip.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You have to check in and get a visitor's badge at the front desk. Then you can take the elevator to the 2nd floor where you'll find a large museum. They also have a small hall of fame area on the 3rd floor. If you want to take a factory tour, they offer it at 10am and 2pm Monday to... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Taking a tour is worth your time. The staff is friendly and helpful. This is an amazing complex which is well managed.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We found this off the beaten path and found it very informative! This is a rare place that meets the needs of those who are sight impaired in our world. They have a tour that allows you to see the narrators of books at work, the braille being checked and interactive sessions between someone who is blind reading to a... More 

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