Planning your trip


Nestled in the heart of the historic Clifton neighborhood, APH is on the north side of Frankfort Avenue where it intersects with State Street, 1839 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40206.

An entry into a museum exhibit, flanked by mounted examples of early tactile writing. Above the entry in large black letters is "The Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind." Other museum signs are on the margins of the image.

Make reservations for groups. 

Please schedule online or call us at (502) 895-2405 to book a tour at least two weeks in advance. Reservations are accepted up to six months in advance. Should you need to cancel your visit, please call seven days in advance.

Exhibit display with pictures from the Kentucky School for the Blind and a traditional broom

Please bring chaperones. 

Youth groups are limited to 60 children and chaperones. Please arrange for at least one adult chaperone for each group of ten children.

Wide angle photo of museum exhibits with elements on Louis Braille, dog guides, and early schools


Both the factory and the museum are wheelchair accessible. Museum displays have print, braille, and audio information. Please inform us at the time of scheduling if any member of your group requires special accommodations.

Closeup of a relief globe with the land in yellow and the water in blue

Unloading your bus. 

Buses unload and park on Frankfort Avenue, in front of the American Printing House for the Blind. A sidewalk leads from the street to the front door of the building. Ramp access is located in the side parking lot.

A line of yellow school buses under a bright blue sky

Include a Workshop 

Interested in adding a hands-on approach to your visit? Work with us to set up a workshop for your group.

Detail of craft supplies laid out on a gold background

Let us know what you think. 

Please fill out our evaluation form and let us know about your experience.