The Kentucky Derby Museum invites you to join in the thrill and excitement of "Every Derby, Every Day."
Membership in the Kentucky Derby Museum contributes to preserving the history and presenting the passion that makes up the Thoroughbred Industry and the Kentucky Derby!
The Kentucky Derby Museum grew from J. Graham Brown's dedicated vision of keeping the tradition and pageantry of Thoroughbred racing and the Kentucky Derby alive. Without the vital support of our members, we would not be able to continue this vision. The Kentucky Derby Museum is devoted to expanding the public's awareness, appreciation and understanding of the evolution and meaning of the Kentucky Derby, as one of America's most familiar and enduring cultural events. The generosity of our members supports every aspect of the Museum's growth and development.
The Kentucky Derby Museum offers three categories of participation; Individual, Corporate and Farm / Thoroughbred Industry, and several levels within each category. Each category offers a wide array of options and benefits for membership. Simply choose the category that best suits your preferred level of participation.
Benefits available to all members:
- Free admission to the Kentucky Derby Museum.
- Complimentary Guest passes.
- Complimentary use of the Kentucky Derby Museum's box seats at Churchill Downs for the Spring and Fall race meets.
- Utilization of the Kentucky Derby Museum's Turf Club membership and reserve seating in that area for the Spring and Fall race meets (Additional fees apply).
- Special advance notice and invitations to Museum sponsored events and exhibits…including our Member's only Oaks Party.
- Discounts in The Derby Café and Finish Line Gift Shop.
- Members' names posted in the front lobby of the Museum.
- Membership mornings - informative and entertaining presentations on select Saturday mornings
Additional benefits for higher membership levels:
- Discounts on Museum rentals for your own private events.
- Complimentary gift memberships.
- Additional complimentary guest passes.
- Private VIP customer or client track-side tours of Churchill Downs or the Kentucky Derby Museum.
Memberships make Great gifts -
Give the gift of membership! Share the sights and sounds of one of state's proudest moments, the Kentucky Derby! Memberships in the Kentucky Derby Museum make wonderful gifts for family, friends, clients and colleagues. Gift memberships are available in all levels and are included with certain levels of memberships. The recipient will receive a personalized notification letter and a membership packet. Fill out the online application and send in today!