Motor Coach Group Tours


Reservations are required at least three weeks in advance.


The Speed is the perfect destination for your next group outing. Whether you’re art savvy or art curious, your group’s visit will be fun, creative, and inspiring. Come and experience it at your own speed.

$10 Adults (18 – 60)
$8 Seniors (60+)
$8 Children/ Students (ages 4-17)


Our Collection
The Speed’s permanent collection spans 6,000 years of human creativity and brings art from around the world to all. As Kentucky’s largest art museum, you can see everything from ancient art to contemporary pieces.

Guided and Self-Guided Tours
Experience an engaging glimpse of the Museum’s permanent collection or one of our special exhibitions. 60 minutes.


Exciting Exhibitions

Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Case Clock
February 2, 2019 – June 16, 2019

Yinka Shonibare CBE: The American Library
March 30 – September 15, 2019

Ebony G. Patterson: …while the dew is still on the roses…
June 22, 2019 – September 22, 2019

Gonzo! The Illustrated Guide to Hunter S. Thompson
July 12, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Kentucky Women: Enid Yandell
July 17, 2019 – January 12, 2020

Tales from the Turf: The Kentucky Horse
November 15, 2019 – March 1, 2020

Loose Nuts: An Illustrated Novella by a Rediscovered Louisville Artist
December 13, 2019 – April 19, 2020


Exclusive Access

Local Legendary Cafe 
Enjoy gourmet boxed lunches from a local favorite, Wiltshire at the Speed, featuring seasonal ingredients. Reserved seating. Prices available upon request. Sample Box Lunch Menu

Kentucky: Behind the Scenes
$250 for 30 minutes
$450 for 60 minutes
Take a unique look at Kentucky and its history as a curator guides you through a gallery solely dedicated to the Bluegrass State and the Museum’s significant collection of Kentucky art. Options for other curator-guided tours available. Subject to curator availability.

Music. Drink. Art. After Hours @ the Speed
The Museum is open to guests until 10 pm on the 3rd Friday of every month, coming alive with with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bars, specialized menus, and of course art! Discounts available for groups of 10 or more. LEARN MORE


Location & Accessibility
In Old Louisville on the campus of the University of Louisville.
Minutes from the airport, Churchill Downs, and downtown attractions.
All galleries and restrooms are ADA compliant and wheelchair accessible.

Group Amenities
Personal welcome
Customized tours
10% Museum Store discount
Complimentary admission for tour escort and bus driver
On-site bus drop-off
Free bus parking upon request
Familiarization (FAM) tours

Charlie Carr
Guest Relations and Coordinator of Group Sales


To make booking a tour easier:

Speed Museum Motor Coach Group Profile Sheet 2019
Motor Coach Important Visit Information


Local Restaurants and Accommodations
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