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Louisville’s Holiday Gift Shop Hop

Louisville’s Holiday Gift Shop Hop

Top finds at local attraction gift shops

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 18, 2023) – Still looking for that special, local gift? Many of Louisville’s top attractions feature unique gift shops stocked with great items for stocking stuffers and those that are hard to shop for.

From in-person to online, these local Louisville attractions offer one-of-a-kind gifts you won’t find anywhere else this holiday season. Gifts can be ordered online or over the phone for pick-up, however hours of service may vary, so please check with individual vendors.

Frazier History Museum at 829 W. Main St., downtown offers The Museum Store, which is a destination all by itself. Pick up a reminder of your visit to the Frazier Museum with a shirt, book or one of many other items that feature content from the museum’s permanent collection and special temporary exhibits. With a vast and unique array of apparel, collectibles, jewelry and decorative items, the Museum Store is the perfect place to find a gift for the person who has everything or the discerning history buff

Belle of Louisville, riverside at 401 W River Rd has given their paddlewheel wood a new life with specialty items by Captain Mike himself. Give the hard to buy for shopper on your list a repurposed Belle paddlewood custom clock, paddlewheel wood décor or a nautical pencil sharpener along with t-shirts that show your support of ‘Louisville’s First Lady.’

Kentucky Derby Museum, next to Churchill Downs at 704 Central Ave, is the place to go for Kentucky Derby swag, including items that commemorate America’s Horse – Secretariat, local area products and limited-edition bourbon bottles. Get a jump on your Kentucky Derby 150 commemorative items.

KMAC, at 715 W. Main St., only carries items that preserve the essence of handmade by offering a curated collection of wearable, decorative and functional art pieces. The museum store offers handmade objects made by Kentucky artists and best of all, shop proceeds support museum education and exhibition.

Kentucky Science Center, on Museum Row at 727 W Main St is called the Do Science Shop for a reason. Experiments, books, logo-wear, plushies, and souvenirs: there’s something for everyone. Plus, with every purchase you support their mission of furthering science literacy. Members received 10% off gifts and gadgets for all ages and interests.

Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, at 800 W. Main St. has gift ideas sure to be a home run with collectible bats, clever baseball-themed t-shirts and everyone’s favorite – a chocolate bat ball and glove. Get your sports lover a truly unique gift by giving them a piece of baseball history with a personalized full-size Louisville Slugger bat.

Stoneware & Co
. at 731 Brent S. in the Paristown Point neighborhood is one of the oldest stoneware manufacturers in the United States, operating since 1815. Brimming with custom gift options, including handmade ornaments, pottery and other seasonal or everyday items.

Speed Art Museum at 2035 S Third St. invites everyone to celebrate art forever by offering souvenirs and gifts that tell the stories of their exhibitions, collections, programming and community.The store curates a selection of merchandise produced by vendors with a focus on supporting local, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses including Americana Fiberworks and Maizie Clarke.

A full-proof way to give spirited cheer is to visit Angel’s Envy, Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, Old Forester Distilling, Michter’s Fort Nelson Distillery or Rabbit Hole Distilling for special distillery treasures including limited-release bottles, bourbon balls, apparel and other bourbon-centric gifts.

And of course, the gift that keeps on giving is including a museum or Belle of Louisville membership to friends or family so they can enjoy the experience over and over.

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