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Historic Old Louisville Neighborhood & Visitors Center

Louisville, KY, USA
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About Historic Old Louisville Neighborhood & Visitors Center
The Historic Old Louisville Walking Tour is offered through the Historic Old Louisville Visitors Center located in Central Park. This is your gateway to visit the nation's largest collection of Victorian mansions. Exceptional architectural and historical tour showcasing the highlights of the Historic Preservation District.
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The Historic Old Louisville Walking Tour showcases the nation's largest contiguous Victorian Mansion district.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our tour guide was having one of days. In spite of that she still showed up on time to the minute. She did a great job showing us the neighborhood. The houses were beautiful with a lot of history. The houses don’t really compare to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Diane F
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Old Louisville Visitor Center is located in Central Park with parking on neighborhood streets and short walk to building. We tried to make the 11 o’clock tour but were ten minutes late and thought we might pay and catch up to them but the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank L H
KelliGuinn, Administrative Marketing & Tourism Assistant at Historic Old Louisville Neighborhood & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, thanks for telling us about your experience. I'm sorry that happened! Usually, there is only one staff member to man the Visitors Center so when we go on tour, we have to lock up. I'm glad you were able to explore St. James Ct...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not strenuous and very informative. Great architecture achievements maintained to today. Thanks to the City.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a lot of history and claims to fame related to this area. No spoilers here, but suffice to say the walking tour of the blocks of old Victorian homes was very educational. Out tour guide Kelly was very knowledgeable of the area and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi this is Christine Campbell I’m leaving a review for Kelly who is our tour guide at the old Louisville St. James third street mansion area my husband Bob and I just loved the whole tour it was wonderful Kelly was full of information and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bob l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of Old Louisville going back to the Southern Exposition and subsequent development of the area with some of the first houses in the US with electricity. She was able to explain the different architectural...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gochisousamadeshita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my walking tour. The historic homes are amazing and our tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our recent trip to Louisville - which started off with this walking tour. Lots of history and beautiful architecture. Our tour guide was absolutely wonderful! She was very friendly, and full of knowledge. Be aware that the Google Maps directions are wrong....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Kelly led our tour. She was very welcoming and knowledgeable about the houses and the time period. The walk was about an hour and well worth the time and money! If you love Victorian architecture, you’ll love the wonderful variety here. FYI: parking is on...More

1  Thank sjpooh
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Went on walking tour with Kelly! Kelly makes the hour long tour very engaging and keeps you on our toes with questions! The tour leaves you feeling well versed on the basics of architecture of Old Louisville.

Date of experience: July 2019
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