Kentucky Derby Museum releases tickets for 2024 Derby Season Tours & Events

Kentucky Derby Museum releases tickets for 2024 Derby Season Tours & Events

Kentucky Derby Museum releases tickets for 2024 Derby Season Tours & Events

Celebrate Derby 150 at KDM, where every day is Derby day!

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 25, 2024) – Kentucky Derby Museum is thrilled to announce that tickets are now on sale for its exclusive 2024 Derby Season tours and special events, marking the countdown to the highly anticipated 150th Kentucky Derby®—only 100 days away as of Thursday, January 25, 2024.

The excitement continues to build for the historic Derby 150, and Kentucky Derby Museum invites horse racing fans, Derby enthusiasts, tourists, Louisvillians, and everyone in between to join in the celebration with a lineup of unforgettable experiences.

Derby Season Tours: Nothing compares to visiting the Museum and Churchill Downs® in the weeks leading up to Derby! You never know who you may see – a legendary Derby trainer or the next Triple Crown winner. Kentucky Derby Museum is the official tour provider of Churchill Downs, and the 2024 Derby Season tours provide guests with an unforgettable, behind-the-scenes experience.

Derby Season Barn & Backside Tour (Includes keepsake booklet for all guests)
Derby Contenders Workout Tour (Includes keepsake booklet for all guests)
Down the Stretch! Tour (Includes tour gift bag for all guests)
Derby Legends Experience (Includes tour gift bag for all guests)
Special Derby Events: Kentucky Derby Museum will be hosting fan-favorite annual events along with special celebrations unique to Derby 150. All the events will give guests an immersive experience jam-packed with excitement, prestige, and Derby magic. Join us in making history as we countdown to Derby 150!

March 24: Derby Hat Show (VIP & Premier tickets available)
April 11: Derby 150 Birthday Tribute Dinner, featuring Old Forester® (Includes celebratory toast of Old Forester Birthday Bourbon)
April 26: Annual Kentucky Derby Museum Ball & Backstretch Party, presented by Central Bank & Trust (Hosted at First Turn Club at Churchill Downs)
May 1: Biscuits & Bourbon, sponsored by Angel's Envy® (Brunch & a day at the races)
Exhibit Openings: Every year, Kentucky Derby Museum updates an existing exhibit or creates a brand new one. For Derby 150, the Museum is going above and beyond with significant investments in multiple new exhibits and a Derby 150 film, which will play in conjunction every day with The Greatest Race. All the exhibits and the film will be included in the price of a general admission ticket.

Kentucky Derby Festival Exhibit (Opening in February)
Long Shots Exhibit (Opening in late March)
Derby 150 Film (Premiering in April)
Riders Up Exhibit (Opening in April)
Fashion Exhibit (Opening in July)
"Kentucky Derby Museum is proud to unveil this extraordinary lineup of tours, events, and exhibits as we embark on the exciting journey towards Derby 150," said Patrick Armstrong, Kentucky Derby Museum President and CEO. "We invite everyone to be a part of this historic celebration, and with only 100 days left until the big day, now is the perfect time to secure your tickets for an unforgettable Derby Season experience."

Tickets are available now on the Kentucky Derby Museum website.

"The Museum brings to life the history, tradition, and excitement of the iconic Kentucky Derby," said Katie Fussenegger, Kentucky Derby Museum Executive Vice President. "I'm very excited about this year's lineup of immersive events, because they truly embody the spirit and magic of such a historic year. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the Museum's Derby 150 festivities!"

MEDIA NOTE: Please reach out to Katrina Helmer, KDM's Director of Communications, with questions regarding any tours, events, or exhibits. Media opportunities will be available to preview and cover the 2024 Derby Season lineup.

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