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Kentucky Derby Museum

Guest Services:

The Museum and the Historic Walking Tour are wheelchair accessible.

 

An induction loop is available for the hard of hearing. If requested at least 10 days prior to your visit, the Museum will provide a sign language interpreter.

 

 

There will be road closings during Derby season. Please check the Louisville Metro Police website for closing information before your visit. Thank you!

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Derby Week Tours

Prices & times vary.

No tours Oaks & Derby Days

Limited availability Derby week

Reservations recommended

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Historic Walking Tour

30 minutes

Free with Museum Admission

Available year-round (some restrictions apply)

Guided tour of general admission areas of Churchill Downs

No reservation needed

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Inside the Gates Walking Tour

1 hour 15 minutes

$11.00 per person (children 4 and under FREE)

Museum Admission Required

Not available during Race meet

Guided tour of exclusive areas of Churchill Downs

Reservations recommended

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Barn and Backside Van Tour

1 hour

$11.00 per person (see info page for age limits)

Museum Admission Required

Available March 15 - November 30 (some restrictions apply)

Guided van tour of the barn area of Churchill Downs

Reservations recommended

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Twilight Tour

1 hour 30 minutes

$15.00 per person

Available the 3rd Thursday of every month (except October)

Guided evening tour of exclusive areas of Churchill Downs

Reservations required

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Horses & Haunts Tour

1 hour 30 minutes

$15.00 per person

Available in October only

Guided spooky, evening tour of exclusive areas of Churchill Downs

Reservations required

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Call (502) 637-1111 ext 220 for tour reservations.

Advanced booking for all Kentucky Derby Museum tours are available with a credit card to hold your reservation. We require 24 hours notice, prior to tour departure time, for any and all reservation cancellations. Any cancellations under the 24 hours notice will be charged for reservations in full.

 

Group Discounts:

Bringing a group of 15 or more? Click here for Group Tour information.

 

Please Note: Due to the nature of the operation of a race track and live Thoroughbred racing, these tours can be cancelled at any time.  If you have prepaid for your tour, your money will be refunded.

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