Louisville, Kentucky: Geronimo's Bow and Custer's Pistol

A history museum assembled by billionaire Owsley Brown Frazier. Presidential relics include Washington's gun, Teddy Roosevelt's Big Stick, and Mrs. Lincoln's insane asylum commitment papers.

Frazier History Museum

829 W. Main St., Louisville, KY
Frazier History Museum. Downtown, on the northeast corner of 9th and Main Sts.
M-Sa 9-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $12.
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Geronimo's Bow and Custer's Pistol

The museum is undergoing a partial renovation for a Bourbon Trail info center. The museum tour is $12 and takes 1 1/2-2 hours.

[S. Weeks, 08/01/2018]

Custer's pistols.

Geronimo's Bow and Custer's Pistols

Great museum for fans of war-related items. Great gift shop and very friendly staff.

[Chris Young, 07/07/2010]

At the Frazier History Museum, where "history" means "weaponry." It's the collection of billionaire Owsley Brown Frazier, great-grandson of a liquor baron. Seeing the bow and pistols makes it easier to visualize an epic duel on the Plains that never happened between Geronimo and Custer. Also on display: Teddy Roosevelt's Big Stick -- which in fact is a gun.

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