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The Speed Art Museum

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
+1 502-634-2700
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Really fine art museum

Anytime we travel we always try to visit a local museum. As a result, we've been to the art... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim H
Westerville, Ohio
Cinema at Speed Art Museum

Excellent series of movies that you are not going to see elsewhere in the Louisville / New Albany... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Features paintings by Rembrandt, Picasso and Rubens, as well as contemporary art exhibits.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
+1 502-634-2700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anytime we travel we always try to visit a local museum. As a result, we've been to the art museums in most of the major cities we've visited (NY, Boston, Chicago, Washington, DC, Portland, Maine; Columbus, Cleveland, Omaha, NE;, etc.). So, with some spare time...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent series of movies that you are not going to see elsewhere in the Louisville / New Albany area. Small theatre seats about 150. Comfortable seating. Wine, beer & other beverages are available & can be taken into show. Paid parking is available but free...More

Thank Pottsy1234
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This museum has such a great collection. All kinds of artwork from all different periods and different countries. What I really enjoyed also was the description of the works of art. They were so interesting and informative. They had something called what’s the backstory on...More

Thank Debmauk
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Really nice little art museum . Excellent venue for the arts for a city the size of Lville. Easily manageable where you are not overwhelmed with size of exhibit. I was very impressed with the range and scope of the collection . Walked away very...More

Thank jbtraveller2000
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I am not a regular museum goer, however, after walking through this one I have a new found love for art museums. The collections were not overbearing. You could get through most of the artwork in 1-2 hours. Lots of biblical pictures and a nice...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 2 September 2017

How I love my membership in NARM (North American Reciprocal Museums - for those not familiar you can look up the list of members. If you're a member of one at the right level of membership you have free admission at the other member museums,...More

Thank Annabella G
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Really interesting museum with a wide ranging collection. In particular, I liked some of the charms collected by the daughters of the Speed family. In addition, there's a fair amount of art surrounding the building outside. If you go on Sunday, it's FREE. Parking on...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very nice art museum wth various collections. The Kentucky exhibit was especially interesting. We had just returned from Paris so I was a bit disappointed there wernnot many well known artists only a few but comparing it to the Louvre is probably not fair. Parking...More

Thank Cecelia Ruth M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I took my two kiddos (5, 7) on a summer day in August compliments of the public library's culture pass. The location is right on U of L's campus, which is beautiful; it is next to DuPont Manual High School, which is as equally beautiful....More

Thank Hungry4Nutella
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have been to many great Art Museums and some that are really bad. This Art Museum is one of the better that I have been to in my life. But after a 3 hour visit, I did not scratch see a forth of the...More

Thank Tamaralgage1
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Audra R
19 July 2017|
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Response from jeffsorrels | Reviewed this property |
Free on Sundays and a parking fee of about 5 dollars I believe in the parking structure.
23 September 2016|
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Response from jlhr416 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but just call as I am sure they would accommodate you!
3 April 2016|
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Response from Harriette F | Reviewed this property |
There is paid parking at the museum. Sometimes you can get street parking but look at the signs carefully.