Things to Do
Speed Art Museum
Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208
- Adults: $20
- Kids Age 4 – 17: $14
- Kids Age 3 & Under: Free
- Senior Citizens: $14
- Military Personnel: $14
- Wednesday – Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
- Sunday: 12 PM – 5 PM
- Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
NOTE: Every 1st Thursday of the month they are open till 8 PM.
Check website for exhibitions and tours.
Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby Museum
704 Central Ave., Louisville, KY, 40208
Guided Track Visit Times:
- General admission: $18
- Monday - Saturday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
- Sunday 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
- Tours are daily, half past every hour.
Sign up for various behind-the-scenes tours, visit the gift shop, and learn about the history of one of Kentucky’s most important industries.
1100 Trevilian Way
General admission varies from day to day, please check their website if you are interested in visiting the zoo.
- Fall and Winter: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Spring and Summer: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Louisville Slugger Museum
800 W Main St.
- Adults: $18
- Seniors (60+): $17
- Kids (6-12): $11
- Kids 5 and under: Free
- Monday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Sunday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See the World’s Largest Bat! Take the tour on a weekday and see bats in production. Museum includes “Life of Roberto Clemente” exhibit, and there is also a great gift shop.
Falls of the Ohio
W. Riverside Dr. Clarksville, IN
The park is open daily from dawn till dusk.
Take a nature hike, visit the Interpretive Center, and observe expansive coral reef fossil beds, 265 bird species, and the cascading rapids that give the park its name. Also, there are rocks that have actual dinosaur footprints in them!
Louisville Science Center
727 W Main St.
- Exhibits: $23
- Exhibits + Movie: $28
- 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM daily
A great hands-on museum. Current exhibits focus on the world around us, the world we create, and the world within us. At the IMAX theater, see movies about hurricanes, mummies, or the sea, depending on the schedule.
Frazier International History Museum
829 W. Main St.
- General: $14
- Military: $12
- Senior (60+): $12
- Children (5-17): $10
- Children (under 4): FREE
This museum lets you “relive historical events that challenged our ancestors.” Collection highlights include Theodore Roosevelt’s original Big Stick and Daniel Boone’s family bible. Audio tours are available.
129 River Rd
Beautiful open green space along the river. There are some playgrounds in the area, and also the Big Four Walking Bridge which takes you across the river to Southern Indiana.
For more activities or for information about date-specific activities, visit www.gotolouisville.com. A native Louisville put together a great website for additional information on activities in the area: www.letsgolouisville.com.