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The Speed Art Museum

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
+1 502-634-2700
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Speed Art museum is an OK family destination because it is.....

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

Reviewed 2 days ago
kevsChina
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China
Worth a visit if you have a few hours to kill

We had not been to the Speed since the renovations so We were excited to return and see the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa G
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Aurora, Indiana
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Features paintings by Rembrandt, Picasso and Rubens, as well as contemporary art exhibits.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“free sunday” (4 reviews)
“fine art” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
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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 2 days ago

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

Thank kevsChina
Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 H8321BAelizabetht
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike Houston's Museum of Fine Art, the docents and patrolling staff at the Speed Art Museum allow visitors to really get up close to the actual artwork! And that makes for a more personal experience. Nice! My compliments to the governing board for this welcoming...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 8 and 11 year olds really enjoyed the kids space. An hour and a half disappeared without them even noticing. It was a great visit.

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful asset! The museum is welcoming and has spaces for all forms of art lovers. Sunday's offer free admission! Parking can be a little challenging on bush days. Even if you go to the top of garage you won't have to walk far. I...More

Thank rsmcclain
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent five and a half hours at the Speed on a recent Saturday. I almost hated to leave the gift shop to explore the museum because it's a museum in itself and has a color-changing counter! They had unique jewelry -...More

Thank 522travelers
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Good parking in garage beside it . Very open and clean with good exhibits. Highly recommend if your in the Louisville area.

Thank jeffsorrels
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Audra R
19 July 2017|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
Sundays admission is free-while the money lasts!
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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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