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

Address:
829 W. Main St., Louisville, KY
Directions:
Frazier History Museum. Downtown, on the northeast corner of 9th and Main Sts.
Hours:
M-Sa 9-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
502-753-5663
Admission:
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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