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The Speed Art Museum

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
+1 502-634-2700
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Must see

I have been to many great Art Museums and some that are really bad. This Art Museum is one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Belleville, Michigan
Nice Museum!

This is one of those places that we didn’t really know what to expect. The parking garage is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Evansville, Indiana
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Features paintings by Rembrandt, Picasso and Rubens, as well as contemporary art exhibits.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“free sunday” (4 reviews)
“fine art” (4 reviews)
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2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208-1812
+1 502-634-2700
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to many great Art Museums and some that are really bad. This Art Museum is one of the better that I have been to in my life. But after a 3 hour visit, I did not scratch see a forth of the...More

Thank Tamaralgage1
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of those places that we didn’t really know what to expect. The parking garage is great! We happen to go on a day that was free admission, and folks were lined up, waiting to go in before the doors were unlocked! LOTS...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 6 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 3 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 4 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
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Audra R
18 July 2017|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
Sundays admission is free-while the money lasts!
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!
2 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.