Meetings & Special Events

The Museum provides a one-of-a-kind setting to host galas, corporate events, meetings, cocktail receptions, and seminars up to 2,000 guests, day and night. The Museum boasts customizable indoor space and an all-weather outdoor space, exhilarating exhibits, amenities, tours of historic Churchill Downs Racetrack and more that exude a day at the races.

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Event Spaces

The Great Hall & Exhibits

  • 700 standing reception
  • 232 seated dinner
  • 300 theater style

Price: $15 pp | $1,500 minimum

Second Floor Gallery

  • 350 standing reception
  • 192 seated dinner
  • 275 theater style

Price: $15 pp | $1,000 minimum

Oaks Garden Terrace
Derby Cafe & Bourbon Bar

  • 600 standing reception
  • 350 seated dinner
  • 500 theater style

Price: $15 pp | $2,500 minimum

Packages

First Floor Buyout

The Great Hall & Oaks Garden Terrace
1st & 2nd Floor Exhibits

Seated capacity : 750 guests
Reception capacity : 1,500 guests

Price: $15 pp | $3,500 minimum

Night at the Museum

All Museum Spaces

Seated capacity : 1,000 guests
Reception capacity : 2,000 guests

Price: $15 pp | $7,500 minimum

Both Packages Include:

  • 4-hour rental period
  • Round, rectangle & high-top tables
  • Black cushion banquet chairs (400)
  • White wooden folding chairs (200)
  • Floor plan & event timeline assistance
  • Set up & breakdown of museum amenities
  • 1-showing of "The Greatest Race"
  • AV capabilities
  • On-site venue manager
  • Door greeter

 


 

 


 

Corporate Gifts

Looking for the right gift that captures the energy and imagination of those on your list who love the Kentucky Derby? The Museum offers an excellent assortment of offerings at all price points, including official Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs merchandise such as hoodies, hats, barware, bourbon, Mint Julep kits, and home goods.

Many of our products can be customized with several options including, but not limited to, etching, stamps, and packaging. Quantity discounts available. Free shipping on orders of $50 or more, and curbside pickup available.

If you have questions or need assistance, email ecommerce@derbymuseum.org or call 800-KY-DERBY (800-593-3729).

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Corporate Gifts

 


 

To schedule a site visit or for more information:

Tori Nale
Director of Special Events
502-992-5903
tnale@derbymuseum.org