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Carnegie Center for Art & History

201 E Spring St, New Albany, IN 47150-3422
+1 812-944-7336
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Small space with Quality Exhibits

I went to the Carnegie Center on a weekday, and found the building to be very lovely in... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Shirley H
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Louisville, Kentucky
Worth a stop

Worth a stop to spend 45 mins to an hour reading about the relationship between Paducah and New... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
follylover
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Chicago, Il.
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Contemporary art gallery, history museum and former Carnegie library featuring changing local and regional art exhibits, hand carved dioramas, an award-winning Underground Railroad exhibit, and an exhibit on Lucy Higgs Nichols, a woman who escaped slavery and served as a nurse with the 23rd Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Free admission and tours for school, youth, and adult groups. Only 10 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-5:30 pm, closed major holidays.
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201 E Spring St, New Albany, IN 47150-3422
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I went to the Carnegie Center on a weekday, and found the building to be very lovely in architectural beauty. The exhibit space was small, with three areas to explore. There was a Pulp Art: Out of the Gutter and onto the Walls display that...More

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Worth a stop to spend 45 mins to an hour reading about the relationship between Paducah and New Albany during the underground railroad days. Did you know that New Albany used to be the biggest city in Indiana? There also is a small but interesting...More

1  Thank follylover
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I have passed this place many times without stopping. Little did I know that they had a great exhibit on the Underground Railroad and area history at the time of the Civil War. This was quite informative plus there is a video that you watch...More

1  Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We hadn't really planned to stop by on our visit to New Albany but we are glad we did. We are history buffs and loved both the Underground Railroad and Lucy Nichols exhibits. Great historical information was provided in both. We only wish that we...More

1  Thank 1890girl
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Carnegie Center offers many opportunities to enrich your knowledge and appreciation for art and history. The history focuses on local surroundings. First remember that it is free. The Underground Railroad Exhibit is very informational for all ages. Check their website for offerings that change...More

1  Thank Phyllis W
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I can only really comment on the underground railroad exhibit because that was all we had time to see. We enjoyed it very much. I wish they had structured the movie so it didn't take quite so long to view it but that's really my...More

1  Thank Marcella T
Laura W, Public Relations Manager at Carnegie Center for Art & History, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Thank you for your positive review, Marcella! We apologize that it has taken us this long to respond; we will be trying to respond to future TripAdvisor reviews on a more regular basis. Yes, our Public Relations Associate, Delesha Thomas (at the front desk) is...More

Reviewed 24 June 2015

We visited the Carnegie Center with friends and were pleasantly surprised by the wonders awaiting us inside the boutique museum! The 1904 building has been lovingly restored, and the galleries are inviting and lead the visitor through exhibits that have been thoughtfully curated. The temporary...More

1  Thank Galeda
Laura W, Public Relations Manager at Carnegie Center for Art & History, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2015

Thank you for your very positive review! I apologize that it has taken us this long to respond; we will be trying to respond to future TripAdvisor reviews on a more regular basis. We have never been called a "boutique museum" before - and we...More

Reviewed 17 March 2015

We have popped in impromptu a couple of times over the winter. This place is a gem. First, it's free so you can't beat the price. Second, the range in the exhibits has been fabulous from art made with found pieces to shadowbox type exhibits...More

1  Thank Susan8828
Laura W, Public Relations Manager at Carnegie Center for Art & History, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2015

Thank you for your review! I apologize that it has taken us this long to respond; we will be trying to respond to future TripAdvisor reviews on a more regular basis. We are thankful that we are able to remain free of charge with support...More

Reviewed 6 November 2014

It is well laid out, and very tourist friendly. The staff is very helpful and willing to share information. Its a nice respite on a hot and humid day.More

Thank hoosierscience
Laura W, Public Relations Manager at Carnegie Center for Art & History, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2015

Thank you for your review! I apologize that it has taken us this long to respond; we will be trying to respond to future TripAdvisor reviews on a more regular basis. We strive to be welcoming and helpful to visitors, so we truly appreciate you...More

Reviewed 23 September 2014

Among all the things there are to see and do in the Clark/Floyd County area, do not miss the Carnegie Center. They have the most amazing underground railroad exhibit. And one special feature is the well documented story of a woman who made it to...More

1  Thank Art-Roxanne
Laura W, Public Relations Manager at Carnegie Center for Art & History, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2015

Thank you for your very positive review! I am sorry it has taken us this long to respond; we will be trying to respond to future TripAdvisor reviews on a more regular basis. We are fortunate to have so much documented information about the life...More

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