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Carnegie Center for Art & History
Carnegie Center for Art & History
Owner description: Contemporary art gallery, history museum and former Carnegie library featuring changing local and regional art exhibits, hand carved dioramas, an award-winning Underground... more Owner description: Contemporary art gallery, history museum and former Carnegie library featuring changing local and regional art exhibits, hand carved dioramas, an award-winning Underground Railroad exhibit, and an exhibit on Lucy Higgs Nichols, a woman who escaped slavery and served as a nurse with the 23rd Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Free admission and tours for school, youth, and adult groups. Only 10 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-5:30 pm, closed major holidays. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site
Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Mega Cavern(Louisville)
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... 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
Attraction type: Caverns & Caves
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Cave Hill Cemetery
Cave Hill Cemetery(Louisville)
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle)
Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle)(Louisville)
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 one of the finest examples of Richardsonian... 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 one of the finest examples of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture and was the masterpiece of famed local architect Arthur Loomis of Clarke & Loomis. Surrounded by a beautiful courtyard neighborhood at the center of the largest collection of Victorian Homes in the US, "Conrad's Castle" featured all the latest innovations of its day, including interior plumbing and electric lighting. Known for its beautiful woodwork and parquet floors, this massive Bedford limestone home, covered with gargoyles, beautiful archways, and elaborate stone designs, incorporated 7 types of hardwoods and magnificent stained glass windows in the interior design, making it one of the most stunning homes in Old Louisville. The Museum has been lovingly restored to the Edwardian Age, housing a massive collection of period items including many original pieces, and stands as a testament to the abundant lifestyle of the owners, two of Louisville's most prominent businessmen and entrepreneurs, Theophile Conrad and William E. Caldwell. Step back in time as you learn more about the era, the neighborhood, and the families who lived here. **The House offers tours Wednesday through Friday and on Sundays at 1 pm and 3 pm and on Saturdays at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. For security reasons we do not offer self-guided tours, we only offer guided tours at the stated times. Tour availability is on a first come, first serve basis, we do not take reservations for groups of less than 10 people. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the door 30 minutes prior to each tour. Advanced reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.Ticket costs are Adults-$10 Seniors-$6 Students-$4 Children under the age of 5 are free. ***On the 3rd Thursday of every month the museum also offers extended tour times at 5pm & 7pm for our 3rd Thursday Twilight Tours. Our tours last between 60-90 minutes as our trained tour guides take guests back in time through this informative tour of the home's 3 floors set up with original family pieces circa 1908. Donations are greatly appreciated as this is a 501(c)3 non-profit. More information on the museum and our special events can be found by visiting our website. Thank you for your interest in the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum! less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
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Shawns Southern BBQ
Shawns Southern BBQ
Ranked #1 of 121 Restaurants in New Albany
Cuisines: Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Tony Impellizzeri's Italian
Tony Impellizzeri's Italian
Ranked #2 of 121 Restaurants in New Albany
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Dinner
The Exchange Pub + Kitchen
The Exchange Pub + Kitchen
Ranked #3 of 121 Restaurants in New Albany
Price: $10 - $26
Cuisines: American, Pub
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
New Albanian Brewing Pizzeria and Public House
New Albanian Brewing Pizzeria and Public House
Ranked #4 of 121 Restaurants in New Albany
Cuisines: Pizza, Pub
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Toast on Market
Ranked #5 of 121 Restaurants in New Albany
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Mansion Row Inn B&B
Mansion Row Inn B&B
$69 - $139
Ranked #1 of 2 New Albany B&B and Inns
BEST WESTERN PLUS West I-64
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS West I-64
$96 - $150
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in New Albany
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Homewood Suites Louisville East
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites Louisville East
$43 - $274
Ranked #1 of 98 Hotels in Louisville
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Ramada Sellersburg/Louisville North
2.5 of 5
Ramada Sellersburg/Louisville North
$64 - $108
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Sellersburg
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Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel
3.5 of 5
Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel
$130 - $241
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Jeffersonville
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Louisville Marriott East
3.5 of 5
Louisville Marriott East
$155 - $265
Ranked #2 of 98 Hotels in Louisville
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

21c Museum Hotel Louisville
4.5 of 5
21c Museum Hotel Louisville
$227 - $366
Ranked #3 of 98 Hotels in Louisville
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The Brown Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Brown Hotel
$197 - $335
Ranked #6 of 98 Hotels in Louisville
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Louisville Marriott Downtown
4.0 of 5
Louisville Marriott Downtown
$181 - $380
Ranked #12 of 98 Hotels in Louisville
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