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General Museum Information

Located at 704 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208

Admission for Kentucky Derby Museum:

Admission includes two levels of family-friendly interactive permanent & temporary exhibits“The Greatest Race,” a 360-degree immersive sound and visual experience that’ll get your heart racing and emotions soaring, Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack, a chance to meet our resident Thoroughbred and miniature horse, access to the Finish Line Gift Shop, Kentucky fare in the Derby Cafè and much more!

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. The Museum reserves the right to alter discounts and prices at any time.

To purchase specialty tours online, visit Tours

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, Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby Day.

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 Racetrack meets, there will be a charge for parking in this lot. Visit ChurchillDowns.com 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.