The Great Hall - View virtual tour

The Great Hall, a one-of-a-kind area allows for an open environment seating up to 270 guests banquet style or up to 400 guests reception style.

Share your story on 360° movie screens or immerse your guests into the first Saturday in May with The Greatest Race, our award winning signature exhibit movie.

Larger groups can be served through multi-level use of the Museum with up to 1500 people accommodated for cocktail receptions.



The Pollard Gallery - View virtual tour

The Carl F. Pollard Gallery is spacious area on the second floor with a series of windows across the front of the room and a balcony view overlooking Gate 1 that can accommodate 130 guests seated at round tables of 10, 150 guests seated in theater style, or 90 guests seated in classroom style.

The space is equipped with all necessary audio and visual for meeting presentations.



The Derby Café - View virtual tour

Perfect for intimate dining, the space overlooks the outdoor Oaks Garden Terrace and stable area with dinner seating up to 110 people. This space is perfect for a breakfast gathering, bridal shower or intimate dinner meeting.




Oaks Garden Terrace

The outdoor Oaks Garden Terrace is perfect for our ceremony, special event or reception under the stars! The space captures the essence of Derby and is home to our miniature companion horse Winston and a retired Thoroughbred…who doesn’t want to invite a horse to their big party?