Advance Tickets Highly Encouraged

We highly encourage you to purchase your factory tour tickets in advance. Select ‘Buy Tickets.’ Thank you!


Plan Your Visit

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Plan Your Visit

Advance tickets highly encouraged. Timed tickets can be purchased here. Masks are encouraged, but not required for guests.

We know a lot goes into planning a trip, so we’ve covered all the bases here to help you prepare for a fantastic time with us. Whether you're planning for your family, or a large group, you'll find a variety of options from our award-winning daily factory tours, to our in-depth All-Star Experience, to packages with other great attractions

Admission includes FREE Souvenir Mini Bat after the factory tour — a $7 value!

Group rates are available with advance reservations. Learn more or book a group tour.

Our All-Star Experience is a behind-the-scenes bonanza for baseball fans. Learn more.

Click here to download our Visitor's Guide Click here to download a 10% discount coupon to our museum store.
  • Adults
    13 to 59 years old
  • Seniors
    60 years and older
  • Kids
    6-12 years old
  • Kids
    5 and under

Factory Tours

Guided factory tours depart every 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the season. The last factory tour of the day leaves 45 minutes before closing, but please allow 90 minutes to fully enjoy your museum experience. Factory tours last approximately 30 minutes. Guests will see bats being made on every tour, every day. Allow 2 hours to enjoy the entire museum and factory experience. Everyone receives a miniature souvenir bat at the end of the tour! Personalized bats can be ordered when you arrive for pick-up after your tour, or they can be shipped.

Museum Hours

  • Monday thru Saturday
    9:00AM – 5:00PM ET
  • Sunday
    10:00AM – 4:00PM ET

2021 Holidays and Closings

  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 25th, 2021
  • Christmas Eve
    Friday, December 24th, 2021
  • Christmas
    Saturday, December 25th, 2021
  • New Years Day
    Saturday, January 1st, 2022
    11:00AM – 5:00PM

Please Note

Louisville is on Eastern Time and we do observe Daylight Saving Time, March through November. This schedule is subject to change. For schedule updates go to or call 1-877-775-8443 Option 0 for the latest information regarding hours.


The museum and factory are handicap accessible, with open-captioning and listening devices available in our theater. The theater does include some steps, but a handicap accessible door allows this area to be bypassed. There is some dust and noise in the factory.


Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
800 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(877) 775-8443

We are located on the corner of 8th and Main in downtown Louisville. Just look for The Big Bat! A parking garage operated by the city is directly behind our building and some street parking is available. Planning on staying the night in Louisville? Our city has all of the bases covered with a large number of hotels in downtown, as well as surrounding areas. Find a list of our hotels right here!

Heading West on I-64: Exit on 3rd Street. Right on River Road at the bottom of the ramp. Left on 6th Street. Right on Main Street. Left on 8th Street. Parking garage on the right.

Heading East on I-64: Exit on Roy Wilkins Blvd. Left on Market Street. Left on 8th Street. Parking garage is on the left.

From I-71 and I-65: Merge onto I-64 West and follow directions above heading West on I-64.

What's Happening

Triumph & Tragedy: The Greatness of Jim Thorpe
July 8th 2021
Daily Through February 20th 2022

Triumph & Tragedy: The Greatness of Jim Thorpe

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Jim Thorpe signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby Co., this exhibit explores the hardships of Thorpe's life, including how baseball was used to unfairly strip him of two gold medals he earned in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics.

Daily Programming
January 1st 2021
Daily Through December 31st 2021

Daily Programming

In addition to our fascinating bat factory tour, amazing artifacts, and interactive exhibits- don't miss our entertaining daily programming!

The Best Black Baseball Team You've Never Heard Of
January 1st 2021
Daily Through December 31st 2022

The Best Black Baseball Team You've Never Heard Of

In a true Louisville, Kentucky mash-up - bourbon and baseball came together as Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory discovered the truth behind mysterious and fascinating photographs of a black baseball team that had been exceptional in its time but lost to history.

the Museum

  • 1.8M
    Bats a Year
    Made right here, right before your eyes.
  • 12K
    Fascinating Factory Tours a Year
    Entertaining stories. Amazing machinery. Come watch the wood chips fly.
  • 137
    Years of Making Bats
    The bats you see made today are swung by baseball’s best tomorrow.
  • 1
    Louisville Slugger
    Museum & Factory
    “One of the greatest sports museums in the world.” —