Butchertown in Louisville, KY: Neighborhood Guide

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If you're looking for a great place to live in Louisville, KY that has history and character, then look no further than Butchertown.

Whether you're considering relocating here or just want a fun day trip out of town – learn more about why this historic district should be on your radar

Recently renovated and reopened after being closed for several years, this eight-lane bowling alley was once a gentleman’s club but was purchased and converted into a recreation center in 1918.

Vernon Lanes

Butchertown is so much more than pork products (thankfully), and actually has a pretty swanky food scene. While there may not be a ton of restaurants, what Butchertown does have is top quality!

Eat a Delicious Meal

It’s not just bourbon you can taste in Louisville – Butchertown-based Copper & Kings makes brandy and absinthe – but since this bourbon country, you better believe bourbon plays a role!

Copper & Kings

When you’re wandering around this charming area we won’t blame you if you stop into one… or three breweries to grab a beer!

Craft Beer

A staple for shopping in the Butchertown neighborhood is the Butchertown Market. Built in early 1880, this is a spot that you simply can not miss when you drive past it.

Butchertown Market

The home is open for guided tours Tuesday-Thursday from 10 AM-2 PM. On display at the house, you can explore some of Edison’s early inventions including, you guessed it, light bulbs!

Thomas Edison House Museum

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Jump Rope

Learn more about our Butchertown Neighborhood Guide!