All fans of sports, and in particular fans of baseball, should ensure that the Louisville Slugger Field is firmly on their itinerary when visiting Louisville. Having opened in 2000, this baseball stadium is home to the Louisville Bats, Louisville City FC and the AAA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. When you visit this site you will be able to learn more about the history of baseball as well as taking in the retro design of the stadium. This is a great place for old and young alike with something for all baseball fans to explore and enjoy.
Created as a tribute to the late and great boxing legend, the Muhammad Ali Center is a great place to soak up culture as well as learn more about this sporting icon and his values. You will be able to explore a range of different exhibitions and displays when you visit including those that focus on his values. There are all sorts of exhibits to enjoy here including a mock boxing ring, a theatre that charts Ali’s life and two art galleries that are onsite.
For those who are interested in exploring local history it is a great idea to visit the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum also known as ‘Conrad’s Castle’. This is a place that not only boasts fabulous architecture but also a grand interior. Take in the gorgeous archways, gargoyles and stunning woodwork in this building as you take one of the tours, which includes the availability of night time tours. This is an excellent way to learn about the era and the area as well enjoying the displays of period items.
Situated in Museum Row, the Frazier History Museum provides an excellent opportunity to delve into the past. Named for the founder, Owsley Brown Frazier, you will find a number of different exhibitions housed here including a range of traveling exhibitions. You can enjoy immersing yourself in some of the interactive displays that can be found here and explore three floors of exhibits. This is a museum that displays historical artifacts from the last one thousand years, making it the perfect place to soak up some history.
If you are looking for a wonderful family experience and a great day out, make sure you pay a visit to Louisville Zoo. When you visit this popular attraction you can look forward to seeing a wide variety of animal species as well as exciting new exhibits such as Penguin Cove. You will also be able to take in the plant life at the zoo, which is an added bonus for those with an interest in horticulture. This is a place that can be enjoyed by both kids and adults making it perfect for families.