One Day Cultural Experience : GoToLouisville.com Official Travel Source





Loading your recommendations…

One Day Cultural Experience

Morning

CON HUEVOS*–Begin your day at the only “Mexican brunch oriented” restaurant in our region. Featuring fresh, made from scratch food, Con Huevos is a great place to start your day.

AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND–For over 155 years, the American Printing House for the Blind has been the world’s largest non-profit company that makes products for people how are blind and visually impaired. On a tour of the factory and museum there are hands-on experiences as you learn about Louis Braille, Helen Keller, changes in technology and see one of pianos used by music legend-- Stevie Wonder. (still closed)

KAVIAR FORGE & GALLERY–Representing over 100 artists, Kaviar Forge & Gallery is filled with various fine arts, crafts, jewelry, furniture, blacksmithing and sculptures that celebrates local arts and crafts.

MELLWOOD ART & ENTERTAINMENT CENTER/MELLWOOD ANTIQUES -Originally a meat packing company, the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center has been renovated into a spacious location for over 200 artist studios, specialty stores, galleries, rehearsal spaces for theatres, and an antique mall with over 100 dealers.

Afternoon

WALKER'S EXCHANGE*-Named for a popular 1830s coffee shop in downtown Louisville, Walker’s Exchange brings all the rich flavors of Louisville together in mouth watering delights.

MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER
–Stroll through the award-winning, multicultural center dedicated to the life and legacy of Louisville native son, Muhammad Ali. Learn about Ali’s incredible life that fueled his journey become the “Greatest of All Time.” Step into the boxing ring and take on the Champ, discover the story behind his infamous red bike that started his boxing career, and see the Olympic torch he used to light the cauldron at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

KMAC-Located along Louisville’s Museum Row, KMAC (Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft) is a non-profit art museum dedicated to promoting art and craft excellence in Kentucky. (hoping to be on aRes soon)

HISTORIC OLD LOUISVILLE WALKING TOUR
-Historic Old Louisville features the largest contiguous collection of Victorian mansions in the United States. This 60-minute guided tour will take you through the history of Old Louisville from the 1870s to present, talk about the architecture of the homes, and more!

SPEED ART MUSEUM
–Explore the Speed’s collections, spanning more than 6,000 years of human creativity, culture, and experiences that inspire curiosity, build visual literacy, and teach about the world around us. After a recent expansion project, the Speed Museum has something for everyone—modern art, classical pieces, regional history, and hands-on learning for the younger crowd in the Art Sparks area.

Evening

BUCK’S*-Located in Historic Old Louisville, Buck’s is known for its white flowers, mix-matched china, and continental cuisine with nightly piano entertainment.

Fall Event to Check-out:

JACK O'LANTERN SPECTACULAR (Oct. 1-Nov. 1)–See over 5,000+ pumpkins along a 1/3 of a mile walking trail through one of Louisville’s parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Once the sun goes down, the trail illuminates each night lights, music and more, transporting guests to a magical place with themed vignettes along the walking trail.