Discover Downtown Louisville
Louisville home to unique museums, legendary sports
hen you think of Louisville, what comes to mind? Baseball bats? Horse racing? Add museums, great restaurants, a vibrant nightlife, and plenty of family activities and you've scratched the surface of this classic American city. Begin your visit here with a fine breakfast at one of Louisville's diverse cafes or restaurants. Then it's time to learn about the city's history and its impact on the world. The Kentucky Derby Museum traces the early days up to the current details of this great horse race, held at Churchill Downs since 1875. The Kentucky Railway Museum offers a glimpse into the role trains have played in shaping the state and region. You'll find many outdoor activities in Louisville, including the Long Run Golf Course and the Louisville Zoo. One of the more popular sites to visit here is the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, where you can see how one of the world's legendary brands of baseball bats is made and learn about its long history. Another sports attraction is the Muhammad Ali Center, which celebrates the life, legacy, and global initiatives of the legendary boxing champ. Car buffs won't want to miss the National Corvette Museum. And check this one out, the Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia, where you're sure to spark some memories linked to this ubiquitous soft drink. You'll also find the Thomas Edison House in Louisville and families will enjoy the Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom theme park. How about a riverboat cruise?
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“Ate there with some friends about a month ago. Couldn't wait to go back, so today going with another group of friends. Best benedictine sandwich and tomato dill soup I ever ate.”
“I read reviews on Barley's. I'm very picky on my pizzas, so I went there to pick it apart. I COULDN'T !! It was the best Ive ever had. I've go there twice a week just to eat. I don't drink, but if I did, this would be m... ”
“It's a little off the beaten path, but I like that. I've been going there for almost two years, and I haven't as much as seen an argument in there. The food is great and the owners are the nicest people you would ever wa... ”
“Bed management. Not kids friendly. If you do kids birthday party never chose this restaurant, they will ruin your experience. Manager Lisa do not know her job she would ruin your experience instead of managing her stuff.... ”
“I've been getting food from the Poplar Level store for a long time, in recent months the quality of the food and service has gotten noticeably worse.
On Sat eve, May 24, about 8pm, I and two friends stopped there to g... ”
“Very nice out of the way place. I met one of the owners. The whole staff was so nice. The food was unbelievable. Not what you would expect in a bar. More like food from the highlands or east end. The pizza is like no p... ”
“Barleys in kind-a off the beaten' path, but well worth the time to go. It's not a hole in the wall, but very casual setting. All the people made my friends and I feel like we were part of the Family. We got pizza. OH MY ... ”
“We made our first visit to The Cafe on Saturday. We had heard much about the restaurant and we weren't disappointed at all. We'll be back.”
“Living in NYC most of my life, unless you go to an authentic China Town in a big city, you will never find GOOD chinese food. Especially in KY. Jumbo offers some of the better chinese I'v tasted here in KY. For the pri... ”
“Only THEE best fried chicken, meatloaf, corn bread, greens, ice tea.......... BEST FOOD in Louisville!”