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The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky

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Distance from city center: 0.9mi
Belinda's pictureby Belinda History & Culture travel tip
added on the 18th of November, 2010
Being a free museum, though a $4 donation is encouraged, The Speed Art Museum is the perfect place to linger on a more crazy afternoon, taking a lazy walk and just getting overwhelmed by the eclectic collections that are on display there.

Several paintings from famous artists, illuminated books from the middle ages, modern-style sculptures and many other artworks that both amaze and fascinate the onlookers. I believe this museum, with its small collections is a treasure chest imagination and ideas. I can only recommend it!

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208, USA

Free ($4 donations accepted) except to special exhibitions.

Opening Hours:
General opening hours are from 10am to 5pm.

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