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Frazier History Museum

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This was an excellent venue for a private party. We had a surprise birthday party here. The staff... read more

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Louisville's "Must See" History Museum

As a "Lover of History," my "Must See Attraction" during a recent visit to Louisville was the... read more

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The Frazier History Museum is a world-class museum that provides an unforgettable journey through history with ever-changing and interactive exhibits, daily performances by costumed interpreters and engaging special events and programs. To...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was an excellent venue for a private party. We had a surprise birthday party here. The staff was so amazing to help us through all the details all the way until the birthday lady showed up. Service and food was on point.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a "Lover of History," my "Must See Attraction" during a recent visit to Louisville was the Frazier History Museum. The Museum is located in a three-story building in downtown Louisville, contains an impressive collection of historical items, and includes a large gift shop located...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

Our 4 grandchildren loved the museum & didn't want to leave after 3+ hrs. We only got through the first 2 floors. Wish we could have explored the rest & seen an IMAX movie. It has greatly improved since our sons were there! It's a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Toured this exhibit with my girlfriend over the summer. My, what a fabulous museum and exhibit. Beautifully laid out, plenty to read and learn. Inspirational and took me back to the days when Mona lived. Wish the exhibit could have stayed longer. Would have returned.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

The Frazier is a wonderful museum with an interesting selection of American and local artifacts. On Museum Row.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

We were starting our Bourbon trail experience, and the Frazier is the official beginning. The staff throughout the museum was friendly and very knowledgeable, and gave us suggestions on how to navigate the various distilleries. The museum had various interactive parts, especially in their knew...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

They had just put in a new exhibit on bourbon on the third floor. I don't drink and know next to nothing about bourbon, but I really enjoyed going through this exhibit. I learned a lot. There were old and new bottles of bourbon from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Very impressed with the detail of the Lewis and Clark display. Learned interesting facts. Never knew there were so many different kinds of alcohols produced in Kentucky. Large display of miniatures.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

History is told through the weapons of history and how they played a part in the world. There are many other types of exhibits that are of interest on a rotating basis that are well worth the time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pat m
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Our 5th grade students went on a field trip to the Frazier History Museum. It was a great field trip. I haven't been in a long time and they have really changed the place and updated it. If you visit allow more time to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 10, 2016|
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In my opinion, Fraziermuseum website is much friendlier than TripAdvisor to navigate. That being said - $12 adult ticket
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Southern Illinois
More suggestions for a first time visit? (5 Replies)
Husband and I are bringing our two kids (11 and 14) to Louisville for an extended weekend this summer. It will be out first visit there. After doing some research I've come up with a list of things to do and places to eat. Does anyone have any other suggestions? We are staying in an AirBnB in the Highlands off of Bardstown Rd. We will have a car and prefer casual dining. Things to do: • Louisville Slugger Museum • Mega Cave for zip lining • Churchill Downs • Frazier History Museum •...More
April 23, 2018|
Response fromJohn L|
If you go to Churchill, make sure to go to the derby museum. I agree about Mark's feed store being overrated. I like the comfy cow better than the homemade pie kitchen. Also, i think Clifton's or Impellizeri's is better pizza than Wick's. The waterfront park area is fun to rent bikes. If you have time to take in a baseball game, slugger field is a really nice minor league park. Have a great time!
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Family weekend in or around Louisville (5 Replies)
I'm trying to plan a weekend trip to Louisville in September with some special circumstances and need some creative ideas on where to stay. We will be driving from southeast Michigan with my parents, who are in their 80's and my teenage son. My father has mobility issues; not in a wheelchair yet and can negotiate steps but we would need to minimize walking. My mother, on the other hand, moves faster than I do... but has trouble sitting for long periods. Yup, a difficult combination. The...More
August 11, 2012|
Response fromfuninthesun1117|
not sure if you will be coming through cincinnati or not but half way between there and louisvile is a nice state park, General Butler state park. It has rooms, not sure but might have cabins too. They have a lodge with a buffet. Ky has a very nice park system with different kinds of accomadations. Just a thought, check it out online
The Eye of Napoleon (1 Replies)
I enjoyed a special exhibition at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville --The Eye of Napoleon. It featured over 200 works of Napoleon Bonaparte’s paintings, sculpture, jewels, books, furniture and vintage clothing, including his hat. If you haven't seen it, time is running out. The Eye of Napoleon runs through March 2, 2014.
February 23, 2014|
Response fromRayG2U|
Also Kentucky and Indiana residents get into Frazier for $5.00 till March 5th