Louisville, Kentucky Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Louisville and the surrounding area. Colonel Sanders' grave, a giant Louisville Slugger baseball bat (and rival vampire bat), and a "mega cavern" that was reserved for VIPs in case the Commies dropped The Bomb at our Bourbon distilleries.

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  • Louisville Mega Cavern

    Louisville Mega Cavern

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Take a jeep tram tour of a former mine and secret nuclear survival bunker.

  • Cave Hill Cemetery

    Cave Hill Cemetery

    Louisville, Kentucky

    A concourse of afterlife expression, Louisville's Cave Hill Cemetery invites appreciative strolls among offbeat monuments to the dead.

  • Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

    Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    Trace the storied past of whiskey making, see George Washington's still and Abe Lincoln's liquor license.

  • Patton Museum: Death Car

    Patton Museum: Death Car

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

    The museum will satisfy Patton fans, with a collection of his personal items, including his death car and the collar worn by his dog.

  • World's Largest Bat

    World's Largest Bat

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Points skyward in front of the Louisville Slugger Museum. Also here, the Louisville Slugger factory tour; see how normal-size baseball bats are made.

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