Less than 2 hours from Indianapolis, come experience the most dynamic and unique celebration known worldwide as the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports" and mark off this bucket list experience!

Request your reservation today!


Monday, October 28 - Saturday, November 2

General Admission Experience

$12/ADULT (15+), $7/CHILD (5-14)

Includes a 30-minute guided Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack, viewing of our film "The Greatest Race" and access to our two floors of hands on exhibits.

Please allow 1.5-2 hours for your general admission visit.

Sundays: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Backstretch Breakfast Tour

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience with a private backside tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack. Your group will get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of Thoroughbred racing at the historic racetrack, including a look at the barns and stalls that hold more than 1,400 horses during the height of racing season. Have breakfast at the track kitchen, watch horses training rail side and learn about daily life at the track.


Live Racing - Reserved Seating at Churchill Downs with Museum Admission

Enjoy a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum and a stunning view of the world's most legendary racetrack! Reserved seating tickets include admission to the races, reserved seats in Section 121-123, private area rail side, and a race day program. Reserved seat guests also have access to the second level ITW and Food Court, as well as the Paddock area and Paddock Plaza.  This is a great option for a full or half day experience! 




Barn and Backside Van Tour, Behind the Scenes Walking Tour, and Horses & Haunts Tour:

Limited tickets are available for the museum Barn and Backside Van Tour, Behind the Scenes Walking Tour, and Horses & Haunts Tour. Due to limited availability, those tickets must be purchased online at time of reservation. Please click here for more information and to purchase those tickets: https://www.derbymuseum.org/plan-a-visit/tours.  For additional assistance with these 3 tours, please contact Rickelle Nelson at 502.814.3025 or Rnelson@derbymuseum.org


Jennifer Riddell | Group Sales Manager | jriddell@derbymuseum.org | (502) 992-5919