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Carnegie Center for Art & History

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Day trip for art and history

Revolving art exhibit (many are fabric-art-related combine with permanent Underground Railroad... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Randy S
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New Albany, Indiana
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The staff person at the front desk was amazing answering our questions on New Albany history. When... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
George A R
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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...more
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201 E Spring St, New Albany, IN 47150-3422
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Revolving art exhibit (many are fabric-art-related combine with permanent Underground Railroad exhibit. Open Tuesday through Saturday to 5 pm.

Thank Randy S
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

The staff person at the front desk was amazing answering our questions on New Albany history. When we finally stumped her, she referred us to the local library. We are very appreciative of her. We were visiting New Albany from out of town with great,...More

Thank George A R
Reviewed March 13, 2018

You can have a guide or self tour. We prefer to self tour (and have been known to not go to places that have guided tours) because we like to take our time. My only complaint was the small amount of of art they have...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed February 15, 2018

The museum has plenty of local history and an excellent docent to guide you thru if you ask. Plan to stay about 2 hours to get the full experience..Kids will like this museum if they are 11+

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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Great way to learn about the underground railroad in New Albany and the trials and tribulations endured in the local area. Very well done and put together. The fact that it was free was a bonus.

Thank feeehlers
Reviewed September 8, 2017

This is a very nice museum with lots of interesting exhibits on local history. This museum currently has a great exhibit on local African American History. I highly recommend people come and check this place out if they are in Downtown New Albany.

Thank Jordan L
Reviewed June 21, 2017

I went to the Carnegie Center on a weekday, and found the building to be very lovely in architectural beauty. The exhibit space was small, with three areas to explore. There was a Pulp Art: Out of the Gutter and onto the Walls display that...More

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Worth a stop to spend 45 mins to an hour reading about the relationship between Paducah and New Albany during the underground railroad days. Did you know that New Albany used to be the biggest city in Indiana? There also is a small but interesting...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I have passed this place many times without stopping. Little did I know that they had a great exhibit on the Underground Railroad and area history at the time of the Civil War. This was quite informative plus there is a video that you watch...More

1  Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We hadn't really planned to stop by on our visit to New Albany but we are glad we did. We are history buffs and loved both the Underground Railroad and Lucy Nichols exhibits. Great historical information was provided in both. We only wish that we...More

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