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Frazier History Museum

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Frazier History Museum

It is a nice, small Museum. There are many main stay items to see and read about. Every few... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Louisville, Kentucky
Bourbon Fans Come Join The Fun!

We came to view the Bourbon exhibit and found it informative, fascinating, and all-around fun. Give... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Louisville, Kentucky
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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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829 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2619
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Reviewed today via mobile

Gone is the Tower of London historical artifacts and in its place is the history of Bourbon and a Lewis and Clark exhibit. The third floor is brighter and airier yet it feels like empty, waisted space. They do have a large exhibit of toy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a nice, small Museum. There are many main stay items to see and read about. Every few months, they have a special event. So check their calendar of events

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kfhoward09
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came to view the Bourbon exhibit and found it informative, fascinating, and all-around fun. Give yourself time to explore the history behind the bourbons--it was exciting to see so many relics from the past that contributed to today's industry. There is also a store...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The vanity project of one O.B. Frazier--- who inherited old-money wealth, and who had the right U.K. (not the Lexington one) connections to wangle a loan of historic Brit armaments."Positioned", expressly, at first as a showcase for arms, the place was "rebranded" in the wake...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids loved the interactive Lewis & Clark exhibit. We all found the Kentucky Show a great way to learn about the state. And if you’re a bourbon fan, be sure to tour the Spirit of Kentucky exhibit that tells the story of Scotch Irish...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been told by several people to visit the Frazier. Unfortunately, unless you are interested in the history of Kentucky bourbon or miniature tin soldiers you might want to skip this one. Apparently they changed their name from the Frazier Military History Museum (which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 January 10, 2019

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
Thank I2096XKsusand
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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October 10, 2016|
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Response from Maudlinberry | Reviewed this property |
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 Reply)
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