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The Frazier Museum is home to the sword of Josiah Bartlett, a New Hampshire statesman and second signer of the Declaration of independence.

Second Saturdays

SECOND SATURDAY Family Days at the Frazier History Museum offer engaging games, crafts, activities and historical performances revolving around a selected theme – all included in the regular price of admission!

Each SECOND SATURDAY features a new theme and a unique line-up of activities that often involve visiting our exhibitions and participating in family-friendly lessons and games in our Education Center.

SECOND SATURDAY activities are always free with paid admission.

Upcoming SECOND SATURDAY Family Days:


June 14th – Flag Day
Family Friendly Activities:11 am – 3 pm
“Raise It Up” world-wide singing of the National Anthem: 4 pm

This SECOND SATURDAY falls on Flag Day, and we’ll celebrate one of our most recognizable symbols with hands on crafts, special guests (Sons of the American Revolution, Kentucky Educational Television, the Louisville Free Public Library), our beautiful Long May She Wave exhibit, live performances and colorful fun for all. And stick around for a special activity at 4:00: a nation-wide sing-along of our national anthem that aims to land us in the record book! This event, sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of America History, is a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner! For more information, visit http://anthemforamerica.smithsonian.com/.

This special day also hosts our Kindergarten Countdown event, a city-wide initiative to support children’s transitions into kindergarten this fall. For more information on this event and others around the city, visit http://www.lfpl.org/kindergarten.html .

July 14th – Louisville Historybelle_calliope_full

11 am – 3 pm

From the George Rogers Clark to the Belle of Louisville, our town has a lot of great stories! Come learn some of our favorites, through hands-on activities, live performances and crafts.

August 9th – Gridiron Glory

11 am – 3 pm

Join us for a day of history fun focused on football, along with a few other great sports. Enjoy some hands-on artifacts, some sports-themed crafts and a bevy of great live performances created for our summer exhibit, Gridiron Glory: the Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.







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