Our Guide to Louisville
Food & Drink
- Kentucky Bourbon Trail
- Urban Bourbon Trail
Things To Do
- KMAC Museum
- The Speed Art Museum
- Kentucky Science Center
- Muhammad Ali Center
- The Frazier History Museum
- Louisville Slugger Museum
- The KFC Yum Center
- Kentucky Derby
- Kentucky International Convention Center
Things to Do In Louisville
Kentucky International Convention Center
Since re-opening its doors after a $207 million renovation, the Kentucky International Convention Center has created event experiences that bring guests to Louisville.
“The most exciting two minutes in sports.” The Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May every year, and typically draws a crowd of 155,000 people. It is the longest continually held sporting event in America, and it is one of the most prestigious horse races in the world.
The KFC Yum Center
Home to major concerts, high-profile events and the University of Louisville athletics, The KFC Yum! Center has become one of the most exciting venues in the United States.
Urban Bourbon Trail
Get to know one of Louisville’s most famous exports with this immersive experience: 44 bars and restaurants that excel in bourbon flights, cocktails, food, and great conversations.
Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Start your statewide journey in Louisville as you awaken your senses and explore the birthplace of bourbon. It’s a self-guided adventure through centuries of tradition, dedication, care and craftsmanship.
Known as the home of the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs Racetrack conducts Thoroughbred horse racing in Louisville, Kentucky during three race meets in the Spring, September, and the Fall. The racetrack occupies 147 acres, featuring a one-mile dirt, oval racetrack and a seven-furlong turf racecourse.
Louisville Slugger Museum
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is all about celebrating the extraordinary role of Louisville Slugger in baseball’s past, present and future. Learn about the game’s signature bat through fascinating stories, hands-on displays and special exhibitions.
The Frazier History Museum
The Frazier History Museum is where the world meets Kentucky. It is a home for everything that people in Kentucky are most proud of, bringing history to life for visitors through exhibits, artifacts and live performances.
Muhammad Ali Center
Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, the award-winning Muhammad Ali Center is an international cultural center founded by Lonnie and Muhammad Ali. A visit to the Center is not just an experience, but a journey into the heart of a champion.
Kentucky Science Center
Kentucky Science Center encourages people of all ages to explore science in everyday life. Located on Louisville’s Museum Row, it welcomes guests with three floors of interactive exhibits and films shown on a four-story screen.
The Speed Art Museum
Visitors can find fresh inspiration at the Speed Art Museum. With modern architecture, expanded programming, interactive exhibits and inviting outdoor spaces, the Speed offers countless opportunities for everyone to create their own connections and experience art at their own pace.
Founded in 1981, the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft connects people to art and creative practice. The museum acts as a creative influence in the community, drawing people together to experience its arts leadership, exhibitions, learning programs, and permanent collection.