Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, Louisville

#149 of 156 in Things to do in Louisville
Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Besides its commitment to preserving the traditions and accomplishments of the past, the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage will be a vital, contemporary institution, providing space for performances of all types.

The visitor will choose from a variety of activities, including poetry readings, concerts and plays. Busloads of schoolchildren will participate in interactive exhibits designed to expand the mind and feed the soul. Groups and associations will be encouraged to rent rooms for meetings and dinners and forums.

Visitors of all ages, incomes and ethnic backgrounds will be invited to explore and celebrate the opulent tapestry of African American life and culture. The center will serve as a destination for residents and tourists alike, further stimulating the revitalization of the Russell neighborhood and enhancing the pride of local African Americans.

Our vision is to be the premier cultural and educational center of African American heritage in Kentucky and a destination hotspot for local, regional and national visitors.
To visit Kentucky Center for African American Heritage and get the most from your holiday in Louisville, create itinerary details personal to you using our Louisville online travel planner.
Create an itinerary including Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Kentucky Center for African American Heritage reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 3.5
7 reviews
  • We visited this new attractive building for the Fleur De Flea Holiday Market event. It cost us $3 each to enter plus the building was packed with vendors selling unique and unusual wares. There was a....  more »
  • I found this event on the Kentucky Derby events page. It's a fundraiser for this organizations community eventts. We really enjoyed ourselves. The party was a fancy affair with plenty of food and...  more »

Plan your trip to Louisville

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.