Temporarily Closed

To help combat the spread of COVID-19, our museum will be closed until further notice. We will continue to evaluate the situation, and look forward to seeing you at The Big Bat when we re-open. Orders for personalized bats and mini-bats can still be made at SluggerGifts.com.

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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 

“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 

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

Mini Bat & Nub Decorating
Decorate one of our mini bats & nubs to create a fun souvenir to take home.

By the Big Glove 

The Bloomer Girls Come to Town
Join us in our Main Museum for a fun live portrayal all about what it was like to be a professional Bloomer Girl player.

In the Main Museum

Suffragist Trivia
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s constitutional right to vote. Test your knowledge of this important part of American history. Prizes will be awarded to the winners!

Near the Big Glove

Silent Sentinel Banner Making
Create your Suffragist banner! During this hands-on program learn about the National Women’s Party fight for the right to vote.

Near the Big Glove

Suffragist Sash Making
Suffragists around the globe donned sashes to unite in the fight for women’s suffrage. Customize your very own sash and learn about this monumental movement.

Near the Big Glove

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

Subject to availability

What's Happening

The Louisville Unions Rediscovered
January 27th 2020
Daily Through September 6th 2020

The Louisville Unions Rediscovered

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.

Daily Programming
August 13th 2019
Daily Through December 31st 2020

Daily Programming

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

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.
  • 1
    Louisville Slugger
    Museum & Factory
    “One of the greatest sports museums in the world.” — forbes.com