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Muhammad Ali Center
Ranked #8 of 187 things to do in Louisville
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Owner description: Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and international education center inspired by the ideals of hometown hero Muhammad Ali. The Ali Center features 2 levels of award-winning exhibits, a five-screen orientation theater film, historic Civil Rights era media footage, video of Ali fights, interactive boxing fun, two art galleries, children's Hope and Dream wall, meeting and event space, retail store and more.
Reviewed January 12, 2012

The pacing, exhibits, information were perfect. The center shows Ali the man through the various facets of his life.

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Reviewed January 8, 2012

This was an well-done self-guided tour. There were many unique, interactive displays. A wealth of information about Ali's autobiography and history of his time made me sympathetic to his cause which I was somewhat biased against before visiting this center. Give yourself at least two hours to enjoy this center. I was captivated by the Frasier/Ali fights.

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Reviewed December 29, 2011

The Muhammad Ali Center is worth while visiting while in Louisville, KY. Muhammad Ali Center not only focuses on his achievements but provides cultural enlightment. Muhammad Ali Center is appropriate for people of any age or cultural. Whether you are Jewish, Christian,
or Muslim his center focuses on touching the lives of others to leave a positive influence. The center demonstrates that humanity is essential for all successful endeavors.

1  Thank dobare
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Reviewed November 26, 2011

Loved loved loved this place. I am not a boxing fan nor did I know much about this man, Ali, who I now have a completely different view of.

I commend those who put this together to celebrate the life of Muhammad Ali. His story is captured in context of the history of the country as it works through civil rights reform and the Vietnam War.

An inspiring story. Wonderful presentation of the context. I hope everyone will visit this museum at least once at some point so they can learn more about this legend of a man.

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1  Thank Janie C
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Reviewed November 17, 2011

The informaition about Ali was well put together. It covered his boxing, his conversion to the Nation of Islam, his civil rights and political struggles, and outreach efforts.

The 3rd floor covers a photographer from the civil rights era and altough it doesn't connect directly to Ali, it seems to fit. But then further down the hall there is an entire exhibit from an anti war artist from WWI. It really didn't fit. I understand Ali's personal struggles with Viet-nam and the draft board, but this left me with a very sour taste.

If you feel at all patriotic and proud of your military, dodge the 3rd floor!!!

1  Thank Scott C
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