Hours / Admissions / Directions

HOURS Last admission is at 4:15 p.m. EST each day. See below for special closings. Sunday 12 noon – 5:00 p.m. Monday Closed (See exceptions below.) Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. OPEN ON: Martin Luther King, Jr Day, Kentucky Derby Day (first Saturday in May; open 9:30

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Muhammad Ali Center Re-Opens on Wednesday, July 1st

Reduced Hours of Operation; Health & Safety and COVID19 Guidelines in Place The Muhammad Ali Center is pleased to announce its re-opening to the public tomorrow, July 1st; the Center has been closed to the public since March 14th as a result of the COVID19 pandemic. Reduced hours for visitors,

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Muhammad Ali Center to Temporarily Close Due to Surge in COVID-19 Infections

Leadership says Critical Measure to Secure Health and Safety of Staff, Patrons, and Community Online Programming and Other 2021 Planned Initiatives to Continue  The Muhammad Ali Center announced today that it will close temporarily to the public beginning December 18, 2020, due to the surge in COVID-19 infections and the

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A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause

Fourth Street Live! And Together We Rise will partner with LMPD service men and women to help 120+ local foster children build and take home their own bicycle or skateboard.   Back to Ali Week

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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Farah Pandith as First-Ever Muhammad Ali Global Peace Laureate

On United Nations International Day of Peace Today, on the United Nations International Day of Peace, the Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce the appointment of Ms. Farah Pandith as its first-ever Muhammad Ali Global Peace Laureate, a distinction that will amplify Ali’s message of peace, respect, and mutual

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Daughters of Greatness: Dr. Neeli Bendapudi

Neeli Bendapudi is the 18th President of the University of Louisville. She received her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Kansas and has taught at The Ohio State University and Texas A&M University. She most recently served as Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of Kansas, where she

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Daughters of Greatness: Dr. Neeli Bendapudi

Neeli Bendapudi is the 18th President of the University of Louisville. She received her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Kansas and has taught at The Ohio State University and Texas A&M University. She most recently served as Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of Kansas, where

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Becoming a Champion: Courage Matters

I was a few weeks from participating in my third Olympic Games when I received a phone call from Billy Payne, the Chairman of the Atlanta Organizing Committee for the 1996 Games.  I had been looking forward to swimming in Atlanta, mostly because it was an opportunity to defend my

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Daughters of Greatness: Captain Brenda Berkman

Brenda Berkman retired on September 14, 2006 as a Captain in the New York City Fire Department after serving the City for twenty-five years. She was assigned to firehouses in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Capt. Berkman began her career in the fire service after winning the federal sex discrimination lawsuit she

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Daughters of Greatness: Hannah Drake

Throughout the year, the Daughters of Greatness breakfast series invites prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice to share their stories with the Louisville community. The Daughters of Greatness series provides a place for dialogue and discussion on current issues of justice, community engagement, and social

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