Group Tours

Group Tours of 15 or more

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.

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VIP Group Experiences:

It's MY 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 Millionaires Row or Skye Terrace at Churchill Down Racetrack! 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 Millionaires Row or Skye Terrace at Churchill Down Racetrack! Click here for more info.

   

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.

    Backstretch Breakfast

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.

   

Group Experience:

(15 or more): $11/pp Adult Group | $6/pp Child Group (ages 5-14)
All prices subject to change. The Museum is handicap accessible. An induction loop is available for the hearing impaired. Interpreters can be provided with 10 days advance notice.

Open 7 Days A Week To Experience:
Daily tours of Churchill Downs Racetrack • “The Greatest Race™,” a 360° media experience that will make your heart race and emotions soar • Two floors of family-friendly interactive exhibits • Our resident Thoroughbred and Miniature horse • Gift Shop • Kentucky fare in the Derby Café • And much more!

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 or Skye Terrace, 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. Click here for detailed directions to get to the Kentucky Derby Museum.

On-site motocoach parking available for groups - 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), click here or email us and we'll put together a custom package for you.


Dining:

Join us for on-site dining in the Derby Café. Reservations required. Special menus are available for groups. For more info, click here.


Questions or to schedule your group experience:


Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau Booking Incentives:

           
15 Rooms to
Love Rewards
    Red Carpet
Arrival Program
   

Next Time: Stay a Little Longer in Louisville

    Loving Louisville
Loyalty Club

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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