Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind

4.8147 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
  • Address: 1839 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206, United States
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5028952405
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

Learn about the history of education for the Blind and try to see the world from their perspective as you write you name in Braille or try to figure out the shape of a floor-model tactile globe!

The fun and interactive museum shifts the focus to seeing the journey of education for the blind as a fun activity while still offering enough information, technology and facts to answer your curiosity.

Highlights include:

  • Tactile Printing and Writing
  • Helen Keller exhibition
  • Louis Braille exhibition

Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind Hours

  • Closed on Derby Day, and most major holidays as observed by government offices - including the Friday after Thanksgiving.
  • Open New Year’s Eve, Columbus Day and Veterans Day.

Factory Tour Schedule:

  • Monday - Thursday: 10.00 am and 2.00 pm
  • Other times by appointment for groups of 10 or more.

How to Reach Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind

  • By Bus: At Frankfort @ State
  • By Car
  • By renting a bike.

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  • Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind Address: 1839 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206, United States
  • Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind Contact Number: +1-5028952405
  • Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind Timing: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 47.5% of people start their Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

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Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind Reviews & Ratings

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  • So thankful to have visited this historical landmark! The executives took the time to come and meet the group from Ohio State. They gave us a wonderful tour and were very throrough! Thank you for being such great hosts.

  • I learned a lot! I would have never known where a lot of the products and technology and Braille books were being made if I hadn't gone to APH.

  • They sell a lot of useful stuff for those of us who are blind, such as braille dictionaries and talking time pieces. I personally think that we nee some more of these institutions in the whole wide world. In Mexico where I am from you seldom see an institution such as this one. That is why most blind people are illiterate in our countries.

  • An ageless company helping so many people with visual impairments over all these years. The museum is very intetesting.

  • The building houses a museum on the blind and innovations concerning their literacy. There are two floors and it was free to go in. The exhibit is good, and definitely good to learn more if you have never had the chance to become acquainted with any blind persons.

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