Gain insight into the history of Louisville, Kentucky at this museum.
The Frazier History Museum has many interesting exhibits about Kentucky history. With 3 stories to explore, no matter what floor you decide to begin your journey, you will be entertained. Included is a Louis and Clark expedition exhibit that has many replicas to describe their experience. You will also see animals that they probably encountered and a replica of a big keelboat. Other things inside this museum include a representation of the women's suffrage movement, a cute miniatures collection, samurai armor, plus guns, and military toys.
A particular section of the museum pays tribute to local musicians, and you will find Paul Hornung's Heisman trophy and Geronimo's bow. A speakeasy is set up with a bar, and you can sit next to Al Capone while watching video segments. The bourbon exhibit is huge and has a bottle hall with every bourbon currently in production on display. If you are interested, they do have bourbon tastings as well. Children will love the hands-on activities, including an area with little figurines to play with. There are plenty of areas to take photos with your family or friends. Don't miss the Kentucky show video, the daily events, and the gift shop during your visit. Before you leave, be sure to stop by the atrium and garden area outside. Museum hours are Monday from 10 am to 5 pm, Thursday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sundays from 12 pm to 5 pm.