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Muhammad Ali Center

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Address: 144 N. Sixth Street, Louisville, KY 40202
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+1 502-584-9254
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the...

Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and international education center inspired by the ideals of hometown hero Muhammad Ali. The Ali Center features 2 levels of award-winning exhibits, a five-screen orientation theater film, historic Civil Rights era media footage, video of Ali fights, interactive boxing fun, two art galleries, children's Hope and Dream wall, meeting and event space, retail store and more.

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Excellent museum

I always love having the chance to visit the Muhammad Ali Center when I am in Louisville. They have a great exhibit on his childhood and life in Louisville, and cover not only his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always love having the chance to visit the Muhammad Ali Center when I am in Louisville. They have a great exhibit on his childhood and life in Louisville, and cover not only his extraordinary boxing career but also his social outreach and causes he was passionate about.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up at the same time as Ali was at the height of his fighting career so visiting this place was a must for me. I found the information about Ali's life and career very interesting.

Thank andjanRotherham
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not all about boxing. Ali was much more than a boxer and this place tells us his story. The centre is very well maintained, parking is nearby and not expensive. The recorded commentaries of his fights reflect his days. The boxing parctice facilities and the "no service bar" are very attractive to children. It is also an educational centre.... More 

Thank Eitan R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view of history in perspective to Ali's life makes this experience worth the time. I'm not a fight fan but, this is a story of life well lived and man who made a difference. Take the kids!

Thank Mary Jane T
Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see when in Louisville. The museum is nicely organized and there are alot of great info to see and read about Muhammad's life.

Thank MsLady03
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything I saw was hands on and fun and educational and relaxing had a blast it was worth every moment and corner i turned.

Thank Theresa C
Cortez, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jam-packed with memorabilia and stories. I regret I didn't go sooner, to get a better understanding of struggles in the past and the things Ali did to inspire change.

Thank Eric K
Army, USA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to sleep thinking that "tomorrow" I'm going to the Muhammad Ali Center - FINALLY. Only to wake up and hear on the news that he had died the day before. Well, it was CROWDED but every one got in free. It will take you four hours to "just look". This is the most diverse set of exhibits you... More 

Thank faithfulgalme
Florissant, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I expected the Muhammed Ali Center to be a respectable tribute to the great boxer, but I wasn't prepared for the modern, interactive, multi-level center that captured the essence of the man from his early childhood through his Olympian glory and heavy-weight championships to his battle with Parkinson's. Visitors are exposed to an overview of the champ in an excellent... More 

Thank Tobaccopat
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful tribute to Muhammad Ali. 5 floors of memories and honoring him. The movie to start was inspiring to see all he achieved and what a wonderful life he had. You could spend all day there.

Thank Conshytraveler

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