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West Main Historic District

West Main Street, Louisville, KY
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Downtown Louisville

Downtown Louisville is full of historic buildings, museums, distilleries to tour and a bridge that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara C
Valrico, Florida
So much to do!

This place is packed with stuff to do...restaurants, museums, distillery tours, glass blowing... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Donna R
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West Main Street, Louisville, KY
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Downtown Louisville is full of historic buildings, museums, distilleries to tour and a bridge that the city has converted into a walking bridge so you can actually walk over the river into Indiana. Such a fun city!

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This place is packed with stuff to do...restaurants, museums, distillery tours, glass blowing galleries, parks - you could literally spend all day down here! Bring walking shoes & a sense of adventure

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a great street to walk up and down, with many museums, restaurants, bars, shops, and a few art galleries to visit. I'm not sure where West Main officially starts, but if you walk up the entire Main street in the downtown area you'll...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Always a great area to see. Doesn't seem that it matters how many times you see it, there's always something new to notice.

Thank julie h
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

There's the Frazier History Museum, Ali Center, KMAC Museum, 21C Museum and hotel, The Louisville Bat Museum, The Louisville Science Center, etc. all in one area of town. That's a lot to take in. This area also has the second largest collection of cast iron...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 1 June 2017

There are numerous interesting buildings (Check out the monster HUMANA building) and museums. Along the river there are scenic areas to walk. Although it was a week day, it didn't feel crowded or too busy...quite pleasant.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a pleasant place to spend some time on a summer day. There are several museums and some very nice restaurants. My wife works in Louisville. So we've spent some time walking around. I'm glad Louisville takes some pride in their past. They make...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I was walking about here when I was looking for something to do before my time at the Louisville Slugger tour was going to start and had a nice walk around Main Street and saw some of the plaques of old baseball sluggers and street...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Louisville has made a very nice effort to preserve their historic storefronts on West Main St., although most of the buildings are still vacant and some are just facades with literally nothing behind them. Lots of construction and remodeling going on but that is behind...More

Thank moorejjbb
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had no idea that this district had anything to offer until we went to the Slugger Museum. Leaving there, we started walking up the street and wow! This district offers one of only two historical districts in the US with the most numbers of...More

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