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Thursday, June 12, 2014

How to get into 19 Louisville area attractions for free....

Have you heard? The Mayor's Office just introduced an innovative Cultural Pass that will allow free access to 19 local cultural organizations for children/students ages 0 to college.  If you're a chaperone to someone under 16, you also get in free!  What a great way to introduce arts and culture to our youth early. Click here for the official announcement.
The condensed version (Official Rules):

  • Free access to these institutions:

American Printing House for the Blind Museum
Bernheim Arboretum
Carnegie Center for Art & History
Crane House - Asia Institute
Filson Historical Society
Frazier History Museum (M-TH only)
Historic Locust Grove
Kentucky Derby Museum
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
Kentucky Science Center (M-TH only)
Kentucky Shakespeare (Shakespeare in the Park @ Central Park)
Local Speed
Louisville Ballet (Pass valid for Youth Ages 15 and over)
Louisville Youth Choir
Louisville Zoo (Monday Only – Does not include parking)
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
Stage One Family Theatre (6/7, 7/12, 8/9 @ 10 am, Main Branch Library, 301 York)
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
21c Museum

  • Where to pick it up:Louisville Free Public Library branch or Metro Parks Community Center
  • Dates: Available starting June 9. The pass is good through August 13.
  • Bonus: Children who get their pass stamped by at least eight different institutions this summer will be eligible a family package of tickets to the Lion King Broadway musical. There is also a draw for first prize, Mayor Fischer's suite at Louisville Slugger Field for one game.
  • Restrictions: Only one visit per pass per institution will be allowed. Special exhibits and programs are not included with the pass.

Louisville Science Center