Wow! The World's Biggest Bat! Made of steel, it weighs 68,000 pounds and stands 120-feet tall. The Big Bat is an exact-scale replica of Babe Ruth's 34-inch Louisville Slugger bat.
Climb on, crawl through, slide down! Discover our giant, prehistoric ball glove. Handcrafted from 450-million-year-old Kentucky limestone, our 17-ton sculpture is entitled "Play Ball.”
Bud's Batting Cage
Named in honor of Bud Hillerich who made the first Louisville Slugger Bat back in 1884, Bud’s Batting Cage is a hit! Batters can hit with replica bats of legends like Babe Ruth and Ted Williams, plus current superstars. Hitters can also test out our latest line of TPX and TPS baseball and softball bats.
Don't miss our original and inspiring 13-minute film, "The Heart of the Game." Enjoy insights and anecdotes on hitting that you'll only learn here from some of the great players of all-time, including Tony Gwynn, Jim Thome, and Derek Jeter.
Grand Slam Gallery
Hold Louisville Slugger bats that were actually used by some of baseball’s greatest hitters–past and present–including Mickey Mantle, Cal Ripken Jr, David Ortiz and Johnny Bench. See the Louisville Slugger bat Babe Ruth carved notches in for every home run he hit with it during his record-setting 60 home run season in 1927. Learn how the first Louisville Slugger bat was made in 1884.
Mingle with amazingly lifelike sculptures of Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Ken Griffey Jr, and Derek Jeter. Stare down a 90-mph fastball from Cole Hamels. Admire the Louisville Slugger bat used by Joe DiMaggio to set his 56-game hitting streak record. Have fun in Grandpa Bud's Attic where you can discover all kinds of memorabilia.
World Famous Factory Tour
Take a guided tour through the factory where Louisville Slugger bats are crafted with the same pride that started in 1884. Whether it's a personalized bat with your own name on it, or one destined for the big leagues, we make sure it's just right. You'll learn every step in the process. After the tour, you'll receive a FREE miniature Louisville Slugger bat!
See the thousands of signatures that have been burned into a Louisville Slugger baseball bat. Located in our front lobby, this impressive collection of familiar and not-so-familiar names and signatures who inked contracts with Louisville Slugger is sure to stir memories of childhood heroes.
Make sure you check our special section honoring Louisville Slugger contracted players and managers who have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Store is home to hundreds of great gift ideas.
From t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps and other sport apparel to keychains, glassware and collectables, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has the perfect gift for any special occasion. It's also the place to pick up personalized bats, mini-bats and Bionic Gloves.
Our museum and personalized bat store is open seven days a week and conveniently located at 800 West Main Street in Downtown Louisville.
Walk of Fame
As you stroll down Louisville's historic Main Street, don't miss the Louisville Slugger Walk of FameTM. This artful extension of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory takes the museum onto the sidewalks of the city with pieces sculpted by Wyatt Gragg.
Players inducted into the Louisville Slugger Walk of Fame are enshrined with a bronze caste of the Louisville Slugger model bat they used, and a bronze home plate with highlights of their career.
And what careers! These players rank among the greatest ever to grip a bat. All were under contract with Louisville Slugger. Honorees are selected by the Louisville Slugger mangement team. Additional inductees are enshrined on a regular basis.
Stretching one mile from our "Big Bat" on West Main to Louisville Slugger Field on East Main, we hope you enjoy discovering the Louisville Slugger Walk of Fame.