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Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle)

1402 St James Ct, Louisville, KY 40208-2127
+1 502-636-5023
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Museum -House Tour

Beautiful home inside and out - Barb did a great job showing us around and explaining the... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Stacie G
via mobile
Guided Tour

My husband and I went on a long weekend trip to Louisville and took a tour of this beautiful home... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Christi M
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The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum is a historic, Victorian mansion located in the heart of Old Louisville on St. James Court. It is one of the finest examples of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture and was the masterpiece of famed local architect...more
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1402 St James Ct, Louisville, KY 40208-2127
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful home inside and out - Barb did a great job showing us around and explaining the background and history of the owners and area. Highly recommend for anyone wanting to learn a little bit about Louisville.

9  Thank Stacie G
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on a long weekend trip to Louisville and took a tour of this beautiful home. Barb was our tour guide and she made the visit very enjoyable and informative. She was so friendly and full of stories based on her...More

9  Thank Christi M
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Barbara who is a descendant of the family gave an incredible tour, her knowledge and the beauty of the house are one of the best reasons to go to Kentucky

8  Thank John M
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Located at the old entrance to the Southern Exposition world fairs of 1883 to 1887, the Conrad-Caldwell house is a lovely piece of architecture, and a place that captures the interior design of the era. The Romanesque architecture of the exterior is worth spending a...More

6  Thank Grufnik
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Barb's tour was amazing- she really gave it the personal touch and it made the tour come alive- well worth your time!

7  Thank Kim F
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

My wife really wanted to go to this place. I was not so enthusiastic. She really likes this kind of stuff. I do have to say I enjoyed the tour as well. Maybe not as much as she did but I did learn a lot...More

7  Thank Don B
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we were pressed for time so we didn't attempt to tour the house but did see it from the outside,read the historical marker and snapped a few pictures. It's located in the Old Louisville neighborhood and is one of many beautiful homes there. If...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. Check out online for the tour times first. We lucked out and got there on a Wednesday at 2:45. And the tour started at three. Our docent was very knowledgeable. We loved the decor and whole feeling of the area....More

7  Thank Ed B
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We brought our daughter and her bf to Louisville for her 21st birthday and she wanted to visit this mansion. What an interesting tour. The location is stunning. A whole neighborhood with historic homes with little courtyards off to the left and right of the...More

6  Thank MikkiHB
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Conrad C, Manager at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks for your visit! And happy 21st birthday to your daughter!

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Barb was extremely knowledgeable, as was Wayne on my previous tour. This time I brought my dad, and learned even more about Louisville's history, changing customs, and the families that lived here. This is quite a treat and I highly recommend it.

7  Thank slawson80
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978michaell
26 November 2016|
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Response from Conrad C | Property representative |
Thanks for your question, Michael. We are open from Wednesday through Sunday with guided tours of the home at 1pm and 3pm. We offer an additional tour on Saturday morning at 11am. We also hold our twilight tours on the... More
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bolanmoen
28 September 2016|
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
Best to drive, parking can be found up and down the side streets or across the road a city park, side roads can get full. on a nice day well worth short walk to look at the gorgeous old homes in the area. No problem buying... More
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Margaret N
1 May 2016|
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Response from Margaret Y | Property representative |
Our tours are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and active military, and $5 for students. We offer guided tours of the house Wednesday-Sunday at 1pm and 3pm with an additional tour on Saturday morning at 11am.
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