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The Speed Art Museum

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
+1 502-634-2700
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Sunday's admission is free....makes it all the better

I am not a regular museum goer, however, after walking through this one I have a new found love for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda P
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Lovely museum with varied collections

How I love my membership in NARM (North American Reciprocal Museums - for those not familiar you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annabella G
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Newton, MA
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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: 10:00 - 17:00
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2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 21 July 2017

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 20 July 2017

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

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 16 July 2017 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
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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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