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Directions to the Kentucky Derby Museum

Travel Alert: See current traffic
**Travelers coming to Louisville from the West through Indiana, the exit ramp from I-64 East to I-65 South will be closed for the next three years causing traffic to bypass the downtown area. Traffic is being re-routed from I-64 East to the I-264 Watterson expressway. To get to the Kentucky Derby Museum during this construction project, take the Taylor Boulevard Exit from I-264. Take a right on Taylor Boulevard and the fifth light is Central Avenue. Take a right on Central Avenue, the Museum and Churchill Downs will be on the right. To get to the downtown area, travelers will be able to head North on I-65 from the Museum.**

From Nashville:
 Take I-65 North to 264 West. Exit at the Taylor Boulevard Exit. Take a right on Taylor Boulevard and the fifth light is Central Avenue. Take a right on Central Avenue, the Museum and Churchill Downs will be on the right.

From Lexington:
 64 West to 264 West. 
Exit at the Taylor Boulevard Exit. Take a right on Taylor Boulevard and the fifth light is Central Avenue. Take a right on Central Avenue, the Museum and Churchill Downs will be on the right.

From Cincinnati:
 I-71 South to 264 West. Pass the Airport. Exit at the Taylor Boulevard Exit. Take a right on Taylor Boulevard and the fifth light is Central Avenue. Take a right on Central Avenue, the Museum and Churchill Downs will be on the right.

From Indianapolis/Downtown Louisville: 
From I-65 take Exit 132- Crittenden Drive. Turn right on Crittenden Drive. Then turn right on Central Ave. The Museum is approximately 1.6 miles from the expressway on your left-hand side near Gate 1 of Churchill Downs.


Kentucky Derby Museum Parking Information:

Download the detailed parking map.

Parking is available in front of the Museum**. On race days during the Churchill Downs meets, there will be a charge for parking in this lot. View the racing calendar.