Speed Art Museum50 Votes Currently Closed
The Speed Art Museum is one of the most popular museums in Louisville’s owing to its sheer variety of collections and exquisite art pieces made by popular artists from all over the world. If you are looking for the one place which will offer the best of world art, a visit here will leave you speechless for sure.
- Art of Ancient Cultures
- African Art exhibition
- Native American Art collection
- European Art
- Kentucky Collection dating back to early 19th century
Speed Art Museum Travel Tips
- Other Contact No: +1 (502) 634-2700
Entrance Ticket Details For Speed Art Museum
- Adults: USD 12
- Kids (Age 4 – 17): USD 8
- Kids (Age 3 & Under): Free
- Senior Citizens: USD 8
- Military Personnel: USD 8
- Special Exhibitions: USD 8 for members
- Admission on Sundays is free.
- Highlights Tour: Free
Speed Art Museum Hours
- Highlights tour: 1.00 pm from Tuesday to Sunday.
How to Reach Speed Art Museum
- Bus: At S 3rd, opposite Ekstrom Library
- By Car
- By renting a bike.
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4.65% of people who visit Louisville include Speed Art Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
38.46% of people start their Speed Art Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Speed Art Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Speed Art Museum
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Speed Art Museum Reviews & Ratings
I went here on a date and it ended up being a great time. You can tell they are very serious about the building and art integrity and everything is super clean. It took us about 3 hours to get through and see everything. If there's one thing I would improve, I'd like for there to be more modern work because while there was some,there wasn't a ton. I also wished that there were more large sculptures. There were a few, but I love big pieces of art like that. Regardless, it's a beautiful place and a great way to spend an afternoon. PS- the parking garage cost us $10 if you wanted to know rates
This is not an encyclopedic museum, but the staff here certainly knows how to make the most of a not-so-extensive collection (relatively speaking). The architecture is visually pleasing and the exhibition spaces are spacious. Signage is clear and the navigation between galleries is a breeze. Interpretive labels obviously receive a lot of curatorial attention: not only do almost all objects on display come with their own labels, but each of them has a small topic of its own. Together, these elements constitute a pleasant visiting experience that makes the admission fee more than justified. Like what is stated on the Museum's website: whether you are "an art aficionado or don't know a Dali from a Degas," this is a great place for you to spend a few quality hours.
Great place to learn about history of art.. Today got to listen to some great folk music :) Love the exhibits each time I go! Best thing is on Sunday's it's free!!!
We had an amazing time. The service was excellent and we ended up seeing so much stuff. We were presently surprised. It is super clean. The staff did an excellent job at answering our 100 questions.
The Gonzo! Exhibit was very entertaining and we appreciated there notice at the beginning of the exhibit that warned of adult content (imagery and language). While we were there, we hit up the Ebony G. Patterson exhibition (which was gorgeous and thoughtful) and everytime we asked employees for directions they were very specific and easy to follow. We had a great time!