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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2620
+1 877-775-8443
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Interesting behind the scenes tour

This place offered far more than I imagined. Part history museum, part batting cages, and part... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Katie D
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Great Place to take out of town Visitors

Going to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is always fun for my out of town visitors as well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
haroldjh
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Batter up! It takes a special place to craft the #1 Bat in Major League Baseball. At Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, experience history-in-the-making as you stroll through the actual factory where world-famous Louisville Slugger bats are created. The award-winning factory tour is a highlight of the visit here, but there's plenty more to enjoy along with it. Admire the World's Biggest Bat - stretching 120 feet into the sky. Hold bats actually used by baseball superstars like Mickey Mantle, Johnny Bench, Cal Ripken Jr. And Derek Jeter. Face down a 90-mph fastball hurled by a major league pitcher. Count the homerun notches Babe Ruth carved into his Louisville Slugger bat for every home run he hit with it. Step into the batting cages and take some swings with a replica model of your hero's bat. Guests even get a free miniature souvenir bat at the end of the factory tour. You can even create a bat with your own name on it, just like the pros. They make great gifts for all kinds of special occasions, from newborn babies, to groomsmen gifts, to team trophies and more. The museum store is also loaded with lots of sporty merchandise for every budget. Be sure to swing by! Please visit our official website for up-to-date hours and admission prices.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2620
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place offered far more than I imagined. Part history museum, part batting cages, and part factory, this building houses a lot of interesting information on America’s baseball traditions. Great gift shop, knowledgeable tour guides, and a free miniature ball bat upon completing a 20-minute...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed yesterday

Going to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is always fun for my out of town visitors as well as myself. All of my grand kids really have a good time. For the price of admission, If you are baseball fan, you get a pretty...More

Thank haroldjh
Reviewed yesterday

If you are any kind of baseball fan, this is something to see. The education comes in the form of the how they make a Louisville Slugger baseball bat. From the tree to the finished product, the tour of the factory is wonderful. When you...More

Thank TheAmericanSp0rtsman
Reviewed yesterday

This place is a must if you go to Louisville! It is really fun and having your own bat made was great! So cool to see how they are made on the factory tour! Loved it :)

Thank caroncolleen
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place for families and couples. Tons of history of baseball itself, plus showing the way bats are made. Very interesting, even to those that aren't huge fans of baseball. There is something here for everyone. Plus EVERYONE gets a small bat...More

Thank davideF1827DY
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum! It didn't seem like it had a ton to do but the highlight in my opinion was the tour. It was really interesting. I had the baby in my carrier. My 4, 9, 12 year old all enjoyed the tour. We...More

Thank Angus282016
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tour was a truly unique experience. Museum full of items that are fascinating to baseball fans, and interesting even to the non-fan.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the very first thing I did on my trip to Louisville and it didn't disappoint as a good introduction to the city and it's residents' hospitality! Everyone working there was so kind and my guide, Cameron, was very informative. I was the only...More

Thank Jenn G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Louisville slugger factory tour is really cool. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. We even got a mini batt for free.

Thank fool4travelin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great factory tour with mini take home bat. Interactive exhibits my son enjoyed made this a fun experience.

Thank vagabond4co
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Margie F
4 December 2017|
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Response from gaw2012 | Reviewed this property |
If you go after 6 it is half price. The only difference after 6 is that the factory is not fully functioning at that time. Many of the workers are gone home by then. But you save a lot by going in the evening.
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Karleen K
8 October 2017|
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Response from SUPenthusiast | Reviewed this property |
I want to say yes, that it shouldn't be a problem but you better double check with them! The staff is very friendly!
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Scot D
27 August 2017|
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Response from Irishtiger525 | Reviewed this property |
You can find parking but you may have to use a meter. There's no charge to get into the store. AAA discount for full tour. I assume the batting cages are somewhere out of sight. Didn't see a lot of softball items. Everyone... More
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