General Museum Information

General Admission for Kentucky Derby Museum:

Admission includes our Historic Walking Tour of 
Churchill Downs, "The Greatest Race" 360-degree 
high-definition film, two levels of permanent exhibits 
as well as special exhibits.

Discounts provided by the Kentucky Derby Museum: AAA (adult and child), CAA (adult and child), Military (active and includes family members), Track employee (Racing ID required), Groups of 15 people or more together, organized school groups, and multi-tour discounts. Please call the Museum for further details, (502) 637-1111. The Museum reserves the right to alter discounts and prices at any time.

Kentucky Derby Museum Hours:

Summer Hours (March 15 – November 30)
Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Open at 8 a.m. Sunday after Derby

Winter Hours (December 1 - March 14)
Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All times shown are in Eastern Time.

The Museum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Derby and Oaks Days.

No pets allowed at the Museum; Service animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome.

Kentucky Derby Museum Parking & Transportation 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. Visit for the racing calendar.

TARC Bus Service: You can easily take a bus from the downtown area to the Museum. Visit the TARC website to find route information.

Taxi Service: Service is available 24 hours a day and both companies can also handle those with accessibility needs. 
Contact Ready Cab at (502) 417-4406 
or Yellow Cab at (502) 636-5511.