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Ranked #1 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Outdoors
Owner description: While visiting Louisville, Kentucky, you won't want to miss MEGA ZIPS; "The World's ONLY FULLY Underground Zip Lines &... more » Owner description: While visiting Louisville, Kentucky, you won't want to miss MEGA ZIPS; "The World's ONLY FULLY Underground Zip Lines & Adventure Tour" featuring 6 Ziplines and 2 challenge bridges up to 2 hours of adrenaline or MEGA QUEST the ONLY FULLY underground ropes challenge course in the world! Mega QUEST is one of only twenty courses of its kind in the USA. Aerial challenge and ropes courses are the hottest new extreme sport in Europe where thousands of courses are located. For those wanting a lesser thrill, be sure to check out the MEGA TRAM a Historic Tour: Ride and never walk through a part of 17 miles of underground passageways beneath the city of Louisville. Learn about the geology, history, mining techniques, recycling, and green business technology. See where 50,000 people would have been invited to stay during the Cold War Era. The historic tram tour operates mid-January through October. If you are visiting us during the holiday season, be sure to check out Lights Under Louisville: The World's Only FULLY Underground Holiday Light Show. Drive through 1.2 miles of underground passageways beneath the city of Louisville, Kentucky as you see and hear the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Offered seasonally mid-November through December. The cavern is transformed into an underground holiday light show with more than 750 lit characters. « less
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Ranked #2 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum is a historic, Victorian mansion located in the heart of Old Louisville on St. James Court.... more » Owner description: The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum is a historic, Victorian mansion located in the heart of Old Louisville on St. James Court. It is a showcase of early 1900's lifestyle and craftsmanship-a beautiful and hospitable setting for weddings, special events, and meetings. The House offers tours Wednesday through Friday and on Sunday at 1 pm and 3 pm and on Saturday at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Also by appointment. Adults-$10 Seniors-$6 Students-$4 Children under the age of 8 are free. We also offer other various discounts. Our tours last just over an hour as the trained docent guide takes groups on a walking, informative tour of the home's 3 floors set up with original family pieces circa 1908. « less
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Ranked #3 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Factory Tours; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Batter up! It takes a special place to craft the #1 Bat in Major League Baseball. At Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory,... more » Owner description: Batter up! It takes a special place to craft the #1 Bat in Major League Baseball. At Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, experience history-in-the-making as you stroll through the actual factory where world-famous Louisville Slugger bats are created. The award-winning factory tour is a highlight of the visit here, but there's plenty more to enjoy along with it.Admire the World's Biggest Bat - stretching 120 feet into the sky. Hold bats actually used by baseball superstars like Mickey Mantle, Johnny Bench, Cal Ripken Jr. and Derek Jeter. Face down a 90-mph fastball hurled by a major league pitcher. Count the homerun notches Babe Ruth carved into his Louisville Slugger bat for every home run he hit with it. Step into the batting cages and take some swings with a replica model of your hero's bat. Guests even get a free miniature souvenir bat at the end of the factory tour. You can even create a bat with your own name on it, just like the pros. They make great gifts for all kinds of special occasions, from newborn babies, to groomsmen gifts, to team trophies and more. The museum store is also loaded with lots of sporty merchandise for every budget. Be sure to swing by! Please visit our official website for up-to-date hours and admission prices! « less
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Ranked #4 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: When you visit the Kentucky Derby Museum you will find yourself immersed in the next best thing to actually being at the... more » Owner description: When you visit the Kentucky Derby Museum you will find yourself immersed in the next best thing to actually being at the Derby! Our exhibits will take you through the journey from the birth of the foal to the winner's circle. Find yourself in the middle of Kentucky Derby week activities and Derby traditions. Or you can take in the view of the track on Derby Day from the middle of the Infield. We are the exclusive tour provider for Churchill Downs offering tours 7 days a week. We can’t wait to say "Welcome!" Come join in the fun! « less
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Ranked #5 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural
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Ranked #8 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Historic Sites; Horse Tracks; Casinos/Gaming
This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
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Ranked #9 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and international education center inspired by the ideals of hometown hero Muhammad Ali. The Ali Center features 2 levels of award-winning exhibits, a five-screen orientation theater film, historic Civil Rights era media footage, video of Ali fights, interactive boxing fun, two art galleries, children's Hope and Dream wall, meeting and event space, retail store and more. « less
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Ranked #10 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Built in 1790, Locust Grove is the former home of the founder of Louisville.
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Ranked #11 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Less hilly and grassier than its local cousins, Cherokee Park is mostly open meadows and woods.
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Ranked #12 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
Famed minor league ball park named after the classic Louisville Slugger baseball bat.
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Ranked #13 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: ; Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Frazier International History Museum, through a partnership with the Royal Armouries in Britain, brings 1,000 years of... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #14 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks

Old Louisville is a veritable treasure trove of architecture from the Victorian era, as well as some homes from the early 1900s. The neighborhood is comprised of nearly 1,400... more »

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Ranked #15 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #16 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #17 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Performances; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #18 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 61 attractions in Louisville
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Ranked #21 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #22 of 61 attractions in Louisville
A high-caliber theater that produces riveting, cutting-edge shows.
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Ranked #23 of 61 attractions in Louisville
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Ranked #24 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Art Galleries; Museums
Owner description: Flame Run is the largest privately owned hotshop in this section of the country. We welcome all visitors, young and old, to... more » Owner description: Flame Run is the largest privately owned hotshop in this section of the country. We welcome all visitors, young and old, to enjoy the beauty and magic of glass with us. « less
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Ranked #25 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Features paintings by Rembrandt, Picasso and Rubens, as well as contemporary art exhibits.
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Ranked #27 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Tours; Cultural
Owner description: Glassworks houses the Mark Payton Glass Center and Flame Run. See live demonstrations in Glassblowing and Flameworking on our... more » Owner description: Glassworks houses the Mark Payton Glass Center and Flame Run. See live demonstrations in Glassblowing and Flameworking on our daily tours. Make a project in our Walk-in Workshop. Shop around in one of our two galleries. Hours are 10-5pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sundays. « less
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Ranked #28 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Convention Centers; Cultural
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Ranked #29 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #30 of 61 attractions in Louisville
Category: Science Museums; Museums
Owner description: Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun for the whole family! Plus, enjoy amazing movies in... more » Owner description: Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun for the whole family! Plus, enjoy amazing movies in our NEW 4-story digital theater. « less
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