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The Speed Art Museum

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
+1 502-634-2700
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Truly excellent...

Really interesting museum with a wide ranging collection. In particular, I liked some of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rduinc
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Saint Louis, Missouri
First visit after remodeling

Very nice art museum wth various collections. The Kentucky exhibit was especially interesting. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cecelia Ruth M
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Louisville, Kentucky
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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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“new addition” (7 reviews)
“free sunday” (4 reviews)
“fine art” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
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2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
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+1 502-634-2700
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those places that we didn’t really know what to expect. The parking garage is great! We happen to go on a day that was free admission, and folks were lined up, waiting to go in before the doors were unlocked! LOTS...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Speed Art museum is an OK family destination because it is a little pricey and you pay for parking as well.

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had not been to the Speed since the renovations so We were excited to return and see the changes. Frankly, we were somewhat disappointed. We found the layout to be confusing and while there are some nice pieces, there was nothing that really stood...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Speed Art Museum is a bit smaller than the art museums you'll find in nearby Indianapolis or Cincinnati but it is well done and features a good variety of art. It was closed for a couple years for a mass expansion and the result is...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We've been going to this museum since we were kids and there's always something new to see, as well as old favorites. Well worth a visit!

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Sundays are free so there is no excuse to miss this jewel. The collection is intimate and allows the pieces to connect on a personal level. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim M
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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.
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R_Sigal
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!
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crazybluegirl2001
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.
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