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Exhibits and Events

Daily Programming

Exhibits and Events
Starts: January 1st, 2021
Daily until December 31st
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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In addition to our fascinating bat factory tour, amazing artifacts, and interactive exhibits- don't miss our entertaining daily programming! 

 

“The First Bat” Hand Turning Demonstration
Hear the story of how we made our first bat.
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    

All programs are free for factory tour ticket holders  

What's Happening

Daily
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
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!

Daily
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.

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