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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
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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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Muhammad Ali Center

Visited the Ali Center as part of a conference tour and dinner. We had the museum to ourselves for 3-4 hours part of which was a meal served on the upper floor. There was a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Gardendale, Alabama
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Gardendale, Alabama
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Ali Center as part of a conference tour and dinner. We had the museum to ourselves for 3-4 hours part of which was a meal served on the upper floor. There was a lot of information about his early life and how he got into boxing. Lots of pictures, documentaries, and interactive areas. Highly recommend to anyone interested... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The presentation, the organization, the cleanliness, the intricate details of Ali's life - Grade A material. When I left, I felt motivated to be a better person, do more to inspire, and felt better knowing my children learned A LOT from the Muhammed Ali Center as well. After visiting his childhood home, we were encouraged to make this a stop... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the center at the last minute and we were so glad we did! We're not sport fans, but were interested in learning about his activism - learned so much about an incredible icon!!

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Thank BConnelly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As far as museums go I do not expect much. This one is the exception to the rule. Very informative and hands on. A must see!

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a first visit for me and my wife. It was a larger facility than expected. It was a good experience. Highly recommend this experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We skipped the movie at the beginning since there was a big crowd waiting, but still enjoyed the exhibits. There were some interactive exhibits that our children would have liked. Don't miss the motorcycle in the lobby.

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Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been big boxing fans for many years so this was a great place to visit. However, it really isn't good for little kids- as there are a lot of wonderful items to read. The next time we go we'll get a babysitter. However, there is a fun boxing ring set up with Lailia Ali teaching... More 

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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our family to the Ali Center and it clearly exceeded our expectations. It was educational and very entertaining. There are some wonderful exhibits and very inspiring words that helped you truly understand how Ali excelled in life. As an added bonus you get to get in the ring and punch some bags too. So our kids had a... More 

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Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We knew little about Muhammad Ali before coming to the Center so found the exhibits informative and interesting. Loved the layout of the center - never crowded and comfortable seating to view many of the exhibits. Enjoyed that most exhibits combined visual technology with the displays. Lots of thought provoking exhibits. Still thinking about my "red bicycle moment". Not really... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend a couple hours in Louisville. Lots of information. Easy to navigate through. Admission $12.00 for adults. Get a coupon for $2.00 off at the visitor centre or at your hotel. Nice view of the River from the 5th level next to the theatre. Make sure you watch the movie in the Orientation Theatre. We checked out... More 

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