We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2620
Phone Number: +1 877-775-8443
Website
Today
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Batter up! It takes a special place to craft the #1 Bat in Major League...

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 3,972 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2608
    Excellent
  • 1107
    Very good
  • 201
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Still one of the Best

I have been going here since I was a kid. Whenever I have guest in from out of town I take them her and they always love it. Great tour and gift at the end. Would recommend

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
clay s
,
Louisville, Kentucky
Add Photo Write a Review

3,972 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 3,941: English reviews
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been going here since I was a kid. Whenever I have guest in from out of town I take them her and they always love it. Great tour and gift at the end. Would recommend

Helpful?
Thank clay s
Pensylvania
Level Contributor
41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Louisville Slugger factory and museum was a lot of fun. There were kids there of all ages although, since you are touring the factory, you'd want to make sure your kids were well behaved. It was fascinating to see how bats used to be made versus the current process. Great memorabilia from the dawn of baseball to the present... More 

Helpful?
Thank ADK46er10
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing but 100% perfection. This was my second trip to the museum and my son's (age 11 and 8) first trip. We did the batting cage, pitching speed machine, tried out major league bats and took a million pictures. The tour is fascinating with the most knowledgeable guides. This is an absolutely must-do in Louisville and a must for any... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rachel B
Hilliard, Ohio
Level Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a fun stop on our way from central Ohio to Nashville at Thanksgiving! We were traveling with my 7 year old grandson. He does play Little League baseball and it seemed like a good stop to stretch legs etc. Whether you have time for the tour or not, there is plenty to see and do. The entire building is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Barbara R
Sarasota, Florida
Level Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Of course the City of Louisville is synonymous with this iconic factory. It was an easy walk to get here from my downtown hotel. The tour in itself is not super long but very informative. The historical aspect of what this company provided Major League Baseball is impressive. It was very hard not to walk out of the gift store... More 

Helpful?
Thank BuffaloNative1
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience for all ages. Loved the museum and factory tour. If you are in louisville you have to visit the Louisville Slugger museum and factory.

Helpful?
Thank Glenn F
Barberton, OH
Level Contributor
94 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The museum portion of this was small, but a nice collection of bats and other items used by the Hall of Fame Big Leaguer that used these bats. But you really want to see how these bats are made, and how manufacturing has progressed through the years. By the way, you can personalize a souvenir bat while there. Also, register... More 

Helpful?
Thank MagicmanOH
Level Contributor
34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a pretty awesome little pit-stop on our way through Louisville. Our guide was pretty awesome and knowledgeable. The price for the little tour was a little bit, but not too too bad. I liked the little gifts they gave throughout the half-hour or so tour, so it made up for the $14 price. The building as a whole... More 

Helpful?
Thank John Z
Grand Haven
Level Contributor
33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We basically had a personal tour of the factory! Our guide was interesting and could answer any question we asked. We liked that we went right onto the factory floor. The pitching and batting cages are fun to do.

Helpful?
Thank Elizebeth C
Redding, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was very interesting. He passed around bats as the tour went along so you could feel the difference in weight on the different types of wood used. The machines used today compared to how it was done by hand...

Helpful?
Thank angelawI6840ED

Travellers who viewed Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory also viewed

 

Been to Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and other visitors
25 questions
Ask a question
Saint Louis, Missouri
5 months ago
6 months ago
over a year ago
Portland, Indiana
Saint Louis, Missouri
7 months ago

See all questions (25)

Questions? Get answers from Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?