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American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville

4.6
#10 of 12 in Museums in Louisville
Specialty Museum Museum
For over 150 years, visually impaired students and adults have depended on APH for educational and independent living products. As mandated in the federal Act to Promote the Education of the Blind (1879), APH is the official supplier of educational materials for blind students in the United States who are working at less than college level.
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4.4
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  • Spent about 1 1/2 hours in their museum -- very informative and many opportunities for interaction with displays. Went through the museum twice to make sure that I didn't miss anything! We had missed ...  more »
  • A guided tour of the APH museum and factory will open your eyes to the many things that are produced to help the visually impaired function independently in a sighted world. Great guides explain what ...  more »
  • We found info about this at the Louisville Visitor Center and our daughter wanted to go just to write her name in Braille. Free parking in their visitors lot, free tour. We were there about an hour, v...  more »
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  • One of its kind. Absolutely amazing !
  • Stop by and check out the museum and tour. Well worth the visit
  • The building houses a museum on the blind and innovations concerning their literacy. There are two floors and it was free to go in. The exhibit is good, and definitely good to learn more if you have never had the chance to become acquainted with any blind persons.
  • I am sorry for your girl. From stormy in st.marys
  • Amazing

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