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Frazier History Museum

829 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2619
+1 502-753-5663
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75,000 square feet on 3 floors

This museum sort of blew my mind. Their exhibits were so well done and offered you so much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cheryl h
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Durham, North Carolina
Small Museum With Interesting Exhibits

The Frazier History Museum may be small in size but not in aspirations. The exhibits are bursting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
939laureannen
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Indianapolis, United States
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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 complement our amazing permanent collection, which includes thousands of items from famous world leaders and one of the country's largest toy soldier displays, the Frazier Museum offers an ever-changing selection of intriguing temporary exhibits. Every day, we offer live historic performances, bringing visitors face to face with some of the people and events that changed the world forever, as well as with average people whose moving and important stories you've probably never heard. The Frazier Museum is located on downtown Louisville's "Museum Row" in a beautiful 100,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility originally called the "Doerhoefer Building," a late 19th century, Chicago-style commercial structure. The Frazier Museum has three floors of exhibits, an education center, Museum Store and tournament ring, as well as event spaces available for rent, including a beautiful Rooftop Garden featuring seasonal blooming flowers and our Fourth Floor Loft space that accommodates up to 360 people seated.
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829 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2619
Central Business District
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+1 502-753-5663
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum sort of blew my mind. Their exhibits were so well done and offered you so much information. I'm not usually one who enjoys doing a lot of reading but I didn't mind at all here. I think the beautiful and colorful exhibits just...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Frazier History Museum may be small in size but not in aspirations. The exhibits are bursting with detailed information and are presented in a multitude of forms. For example, the Prohibition Exhibit presents the history of prohibition from the passage of the 18th Amendment...More

Thank 939laureannen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for unique things. Son had great time looking through the different exhibits that one may not see in other museums.

Thank jlahr2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I went to the Frazier Museum on the last (or second to last) day of the Hunger Games Exhibit. I won't talk about the exhibit as it was a traveling exhibit and took up two floors. I only got to see the Lewis &...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve never been to Frazier but our teenage grandson has and suggested this activity on this cold dreary afternoon. We’re so glad he did as we absolutely were surprised and delighted by our visit to this wonderful museum! To our delight, they had the Nutcracker...More

Thank Marlene152
Reviewed 14 December 2017

My friend and I sped through this museum and were underwhelmed by its permanent collection. I certainly don't recommend that adults without children in their party pay to go to this museum. I think it's certainly geared more towards children. When we were there, there...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

My wife wanted to do something on her day off so I got on line and found the Frazier History Museum. When we arrived we were told the best way is to take the elevator to the 3rd floor and work our way down. Did...More

Thank eaglestar
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The museum has three levels, and several exhibits. There is a permanent exhibit on toy soldiers, with a room devoted to that on the first floor, and toy soldier displays also scattered throughout the rest of the museum. Two other permanent exhibitions are on the...More

Thank Grufnik
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were looking for something to do in town other than bourbon so we bought a Groupon and headed here. The museum is nice but is clearly aimed at a younger audience (it was just my wife and I). Lots of big, simple graphics. Lots...More

Thank disneysteve
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband really enjoys reading and learning about history and I love Poe since I performed some of his works while in college so this was our first introduction to the Frazier History Museum. I would have given it a 5 except the main page...More

Thank lorib45
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DeAries P
11 October 2016|
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Response from kclavoie | Reviewed this property |
We used the city pass so it was discounted. If you plan to see more while in town look into that pass!
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