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Exhibits and Events

Daily Programming

Exhibits and Events
Starts: August 13th, 2019
Daily until December 31st
  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
See Museum Hours & Pricing

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

Bat Vault Tours

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of our hallowed Bat Vault. From Ruth to Williams to Aaron, get your hands on the bat models created by the game’s greatest players. 

Bat Vault tours are given daily. Please speak with Ticket Sales during your visit about Bat Vault tour availability.


“The First Bat” Hand Turning Demonstration
Gather in our museum gallery to hear the story of how we made the first Louisville Slugger.

In the Main Museum at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM,
2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, and 4:00 PM 


12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, and 4:00 PM

Approx. 20 minutes

“Behind the Brand” Burn Branding Demonstration

Watch the flames rise and the smoke billow as we demonstrate how the iconic Louisville Slugger branding has been burned into bats for more than a century.

In the Main Museum at 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM,
3:30 PM, and 4:30 PM


12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, and 4:30 PM

Approx. 15 minutes

Hold a Piece of History
Don a pair of exhibit gloves and grab hold of a game-used bat belonging to some of the greatest superstars - past and present. All 30 MLB teams represented!  

In the Main Museum Gallery


All programs except the Bat Vault
are free for factory tour ticket holders  

Subject to availability

What's Happening

Holidays at The Big Bat
November 29th 2019
Daily Through January 5th 2020

Holidays at The Big Bat

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory spreads the yuletide cheer in downtown Louisville with a new offering – Holidays at The Big Bat, which begins November 29th and runs thru January 5th. Every Saturday and Sunday through December 20, kids 12 and under receive free admission. From December 21 – January 5 every day is free admission for kids 12 and under.

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.
  • 134
    Years of Making Bats
    The bats you see made today are swung by baseball’s best tomorrow.
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    Louisville Slugger
    Museum & Factory
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