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And you're off… for fun and excitement when you visit the Kentucky Derby Museum. Come and experience the most dynamic and unique celebration known worldwide as the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports". Get an up close and personal view of the event that has WOW-ed the world for over 142 years.

Please call (502) 992-5919 to arrange reservations or click here to send an email.

Booking a School Field Trip? Please visit our Education Page.

Group Tours Offered | General Admission Rates | Contact Information |  Partner Packages | Testimonials | Directions & Parking


Exclusive Group Experiences:

Backstretch Breakfast Tour

Experience the authenticity of the private backside of the race track during a rail side breakfast in the Track Kitchen while watching the horses during their morning workouts. Click here for more info.

Off to the Races

With $5,000 worth of "Horsey Bucks," everyone is a high roller! This mock racing event allows guests to share in the fun & excitement of wagering and learn about handicapping the horses. Remember, there's a winner in every race! Click here for more info.

Bourbon Basics

Take your Museum experience to a new level by adding a class from our Bourbon Authority, Fred Minnick. This exclusive bourbon seminar treats guests (21 and over) to three delicacies of Kentucky's finest bourbons while learning the who, what, where, and why of Kentucky's signature spirit. Click here for more info.

Hatitude

What's your fashion attitude? Big brim with lots of trimmings or simple and chic? During Hatitude, you will create your very own Kentucky Derby hat. We provide the hat, all the ribbons, bows, flowers and fanfare - you provide the style. Click here for more info.

Inside the Vault

Engage in a one-of-a-kind experience with the Kentucky Derby Museum's Curatorial Department and view rare artifacts, valuable trinkets, and treasures not currently on display in the Museum’s collection. Click here for more info.

Reindeer Games

It's a Ho-Ho-Ho lot of fun - join us in November and December as holiday magic transforms our racehorses into racing reindeer. Includes all elements of "Off To The Races" with holiday style as guests wager on their favorite reindeer to win the race. Each guest receives their own reindeer antlers for luck, so come and join us! Click here for more info.

Daily Double

Join us for a full-day beginning with a morning trip out to the track to see the horses working out, Museum exhibits, and an afternoon including a meal and seating in Millionaire’s Row at Churchill Down Racetrack! Click here for more info.

It's your Derby - Day at the Races

Join us for the ultimate full-day experience beginning with a morning trip out to the track to see the horses working out, Museum exhibits, Hatitude, HorseTalk and an afternoon including a meal and seating in Millionaire’s Row at Churchill Down Racetrack! Click here for more info.


Group General Museum Admission:

$11/pp Adults

$6/pp Children Group (Ages 5 to 14)

Payment for Groups: To receive group pricing, admission must be made as one payment via *cash, check or credit card. 

*If paying by cash, change will be issued as exact amount is not necessary but multiple individual payments will result in individual pricing.

Enhance any group experience with a tour add-on:


Local Partner Packages:

Louisville Legends Package 

Visit two iconic Louisville attractions at one low price - Kentucky Derby Museum and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory! This package is a guaranteed home-run winner every time. 

Daily Double

Begin your Day at the Races at the Kentucky Derby Museum before visiting Churchill Downs Racetrack for a thrilling afternoon of live racing. Experience the history, athleticism, pageantry and glamour of Thoroughbred racing. The Daily Double includes general admission to the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs Racetrack inclusive of seating on Millionaires Row, race day program and a fabulous Chef's Buffet. 

Galt House Hotel

It’s Christmastime in the city with Christmas At The Galt House Hotel. Overnight packages include a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum featuring the Reindeer Games. Experience merriment and magic as Thoroughbred horses are transformed into Racing Reindeer. Remember, there’s only one Santa and one place where the holidays and horseracing join together to create a ho-ho-ho lot of fun.


Directions & Parking:

Located at 704 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208

Travel Alert: See traffic updates. 
**A wave of continuous work along the I-65 corridor will lead to intermittent closures on several Downtown Louisville streets through the end of the project in late 2016. Closures are not continuous and will be shifting as work dictates. Signed detours will be in place during full closures. The majority of work on streets south of Main Street concluded when the new Abraham Lincoln Bridge opened to traffic in December 2015, with occasional closures to follow. See traffic updates by clinking the link above.**

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 Racetrack 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 Racetrack 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 Racetrack 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 Racetrack.

Click here for the Motorcoach/bus parking map


Souvenirs:

With advance notice, we can package a special memento for every member of your group for an additional cost. Imagine their delight with having their very own horseshoe from world renown Churchill Downs Racetrack! Call us at 1-800-KY-DERBY (800-593-3729) or email us and we'll put together a custom package for you.


Dining:

Delicious, convenient Kentucky fare can be arranged for an on-site lunch at the Derby Café. For more info, click here.


Questions or to schedule your group experience:


What people are saying about their group visit:

"They will work with you to customize a program that is sure to bring home a WINNING TOUR." -Ohio Travel Treasures

"The Kentucky Derby Museum exudes the true spirit of what Kentucky was, is, and always will be..." -Sweet Magnolia Tours

"A visit to the Museum is always a winner with our groups!" -Insight Vacations

"What an amazing place, our guests love it!" -WestWorld Tours

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