Cross the finish line with us for your next event and celebrate at a unique Louisville setting. With versatile indoor and outdoor spaces, and flexible rental plans, our exciting venue can be customized for your needs, taste, and style. From the classic elegance of The Great Hall to the exciting exhibit and gallery spaces, options exude the thrills of a day at the races for up to 2,000!

 

Schedule a site visit:

Amie Milby, Director of Sales and Events
Office: (502) 992-5903
AMilby@DerbyMuseum.org

 


The Great Hall

Exhibits on 1st and 2nd Floor

  • 4-hour rental period
  • 1-hour Thoroughbred barn visit
  • 1-hour gift shop
  • One showing of The Greatest Race
  • Tables and chairs
  • AV capabilities
  • On-site event coordinator

CAPACITY: 270 Round Table Seating / 350 Theater Seating / 350 Cocktail | PRICE: $15/pp / $1,500 minimum


2nd Floor Gallery

with balcony overlooking Churchill Downs, D. Wayne Lukas and SHOEMAKER EXHIBITS

  • Day:
  • General Admission to the Museum
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. rental period
  • Tables and chairs
  • AV capabilities
  • On-site event coordinator
  • Evening:
  • 4-hour rental period
  • Tables and chairs
  • AV capabilities
  • On-site event coordinator

CAPACITY: 250 Round Table Seating / 350 Theater Seating / 350 Cocktail | PRICE: $15/pp / $1,000 minimum


Oaks Garden Terrace

with Derby Cafe Express

  • 4-hour rental period
  • 1-hour Thoroughbred barn visit
  • Climate control capability
  • Tables and chairs
  • AV capabilities
  • On-site event coordinator

CAPACITY: 400 Round Table Seating / 500 Theater Seating / 600 Cocktail | PRICE: $15/pp / $2,500 minimum


First Floor Buyout

exhibits on 1st & 2nd floor / derby cafe express / oaks garden terrace

  • 4-hour rental period
  • 1-hour Thoroughbred barn visit
  • Tables and chairs
  • AV capabilities
  • On-site event coordinator

CAPACITY: 750 Round Table Seating / 1,500 Cocktail | PRICE: $15/pp / $3,500 minimum


Night at the Museum

ALL SPACES

  • 4-hour rental period
  • 1-hour Thoroughbred barn visit
  • 1-hour gift shop
  • One showing of The Greatest Race
  • Tables and chairs
  • AV capabilities
  • On-site event coordinator

CAPACITY: 1,000 Round Table Seating / 2,000 Cocktail | PRICE: $15/pp / $7,500 minimum