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The Show of Shows
24 February @ 8:00 am - 25 February @ 5:00 pm EST$10
The Show of Shows
Where to begin with The Show of Shows… This is THE monster show worldwide. With 1965 tables packed full of military collectables and historic weapons across a 166,500 square foot area, there is little worldwide to compare it to. Traders, collectors and enthusiasts travel from across the globe to meet at this incredible show every February.
You will find artefacts dating back to pre US Civil war and right up to current conflicts as well as an impossibly long list of military collectibles, books, equipment, weapons and much more.
Ideally located less than a mile from the Louisville International Airport, access couldn’t be much easier. theres also a long list of available local hotels should you wish to stay the distance.
In the back room you will always find a mix of interesting folk. Over the years there have been veterans of some of the worlds most historic battles discussing their experiences to pass on their increasingly important experiences onto us. These have included Band of Brothers veterans, Tuskegee Airmen, Medal of Honour winners and so so many more incredible people. CLICK HERE for this years currently list (Subject to change).
First time visitor?
Advice for a first timer as this is no ordinary show.
Firstly, cash. Most traders will only accept cash, although some will have card machines, this is rare. So cash is the best way to approach the situation. There is an ATM on site, however it is often emptied quite quickly.
Secondly, wear comfortable shoes. This is a huge event and you will likely spend far more time on your feet and moving than you may expect.
Finally, if you have an item you wish to sell, then take it with you. Most trades are always looking for new items so would be more than happy to discuss an item with you.
Friday & Saturday singe day ticket – $10
2 day pass $18
Children under 18 free when accompanied by an adult.
For more information
Website – CLICK HERE
Kentucky Expo Center, Hall C, 937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209, United States
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