Take an early evening stroll through the most iconic areas of Churchill Downs. Your Guide will share stories of some of the most famous Derby trainers, jockeys and horses while you stop by the Paddock and courtyard. Then you’ll step into exclusive areas like the Stakes Room and Millionaire’s Row* to see where dignitaries and celebs party on Derby day. Have your camera ready to capture incredible views of the track and the historic Twin Spires™ – you won’t get any closer than this!
*Areas are subject to change based on availability.
$25 per person
Approximately 4.8 furlongs of walking (.6 miles)
As this is an afterhours experience, this tour does not include admission to the Museum
Please note: Exciting construction projects are underway at Churchill Downs! For the safety of guests, tours may be re-routed at times.
All tours depart on schedule and unfortunately cannot be delayed for tardy or missing ticket holders. We recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to tour departure.
When choosing a time for your tour, please make sure that if you are purchasing additional tours that the start and end times do not overlap.
Tours are conducted rain or shine. Umbrellas are prohibited for the safety of Thoroughbreds and riders on the track. In the event of rain, we suggest bringing ponchos and rain boots. Ponchos are available for purchase in The Kentucky Derby Museum Store.
Please note: On rare occasions, tours are subject to change without advance notice and may be rerouted. Check our calendar to view amendments to our normal hours of operation.
All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. For our ticket policy, please check here.
After hours tour... Make sure you get Ferguson as your guide! Funny, knowledgeable, just an amazing guide!!! You will learn so much and see some fantastic parts of the stands you normally wouldn't. Just an overall amazing tour. Remember... Get Ferguson as your guide ;)
— John P., Tampa Bay, FL, Yelp