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Frazier History Museum

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Address: 829 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number: 502-753-5663
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Frazier International History Museum, through a partnership with the...
The Frazier International History Museum, through a partnership with the Royal Armouries in Britain, brings 1,000 years of history to life every day through live interpretations by costumed interpreters, multimedia presentations and hands-on learning.
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Wealth of Historical History

We took grand kids to visit after buying season passes. The standing exhibits will knock your socks off. The special traveling exhibits are a breath of fresh air. This museum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

We took grand kids to visit after buying season passes. The standing exhibits will knock your socks off. The special traveling exhibits are a breath of fresh air. This museum is one of Louisville true treasures!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We found the Frazier to be a pleasant place to visit for an hour or so with a very nice temporary exhibit regarding Lewis & Clark who began their journey across the Ohio river from the city which taught us a few things and that kids would also enjoy, maybe even more. The balance of the exhibits were somewhat interesting... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stopped here during our family vacation, simply because it was close to the Slugger museum. Bottom line, we would not have stopped here otherwise, and probably won't go back. The museum is nice and they are a Blue Star supporter (free for military) but essentially this is a basic history museum. It's three floors and the exhibits are really... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was a rainy day and we had a long time until our outgoing flight so we chose this museum. It was a delightful surprise. They have an extensive Lewis & Clark exhibit and it, alone, was worth the price of admission.

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Sheridan, Wyoming, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Frazier was a very well done history museum. Their temporary exhibit was an excellent depiction of Lewis & Clark's journey. We'd recommend a stop here.

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My teenage daughter and I love this museum. It is fairly small, but you can easily spend a half day there. The museum has a 'regular' display that is available to all during all times of the year. This display shows a lot of the Wild West and you can even put on period clothes with a backdrop for an... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Kids really enjoyed the lewis and clark exhibits. I like looking at the old guns and weapons on the first floor. All of us enjoyed the miniature soldiers.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There was a pretty good gun/weapon display, but after reading a review about portraying racial stereotypes, I completely agree. Throughout the museum, there was little to no mention of other races interacting in history besides Caucasians. In the wax figures, the Indians and Blacks were designed to look very much like animals instead of people, while the Caucasians were designed... More 

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Louisville, KY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you are a fan of vintage weapons, this is the place for you. It is a gorgeous facility - located on the beautiful Main Street for which Louisville is famous. Unfortunately, it has little more to offer. There's a bit about Lewis and Clark and Bourbon, but it's not something you would want to come back to again and... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We could not pass up this opportunity to see the special exhibit of Shirley Temple. It was only displayed for 6 days but we got to see some of her favorite dolls, toys and letters written to her from presidents to movie stars. They had many of her costumes she wore in her movies also on display. We all enjoyed... More 

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Additional Information about Frazier History Museum

Address: 829 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number: 502-753-5663
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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