Kentucky Derby Museum Proposal Packages

To book a proposal at the Kentucky Derby Museum, contact Te'Airra McQuarter at tmcquarter@derbymuseum.org or (502) 635-5955.

All packages include Museum admission for the happy couple.

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Twin Spires Premium Package* (Platinum Package) - Starting at $250

Walk the grounds of historic Churchill Downs Racetrack during a private 30 minute guided tour. As you make your way from ground level to the 4th floor of the clubhouse, enjoy the beautiful scenery with your potential partner. Once you’ve reached the infamous Twin Spires, our professional photographer will capture the excitement of your special moment, of you on bending knee, 48 feet high above our legendary racetrack.

*Unavailable during live racing

Paddock Promise (Gold Package) - Starting at $225
*Not available until November 2018

Surprise your prospective partner by popping the question during a private tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack. You'll take a private tour to see the race track and learn some Derby history on the way. As you wind back to the museum, you'll approach our barn area in the Derby Museum garden terrace where our Miniature horse will be revealed wearing a proposal blanket embroidered with the words "Will you Marry me?" Family and friends can wait for a surprise ending in the Derby Café and pop out for photos of the happy moment. Here is the breakdown:

Gold and Platinum packages will include their photo and horseshoe (for luck) as a keepsake to be given at the end of the experience.

Capture the Moment (Silver Package) - Starting at $200

Pre-Scheduled Private viewing of our 360- degree film, "The Greatest Race"™. This unique 17 minute presentation in our oval theater is an emotional tribute to the Kentucky Derby. Close the doors in the theater space to create the 'wow' factor of a private experience inside a public museum. We have the opportunity to offer a customized ending featuring your personal message. Imagine seeing the words "_____ will you marry me?" on a 10-foot tall screen, 20-feet in the air. Here is the breakdown:

A la carte:

Items may be added to any package; packages may not be disassembled