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Exhibits and Events

Museum Programming

Exhibits and Events
Starts: May 20th, 2022
Daily until December 31st
  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Museum Programming 

Schedule  

“The First Bat” Hand Turning Demonstration

Listen to the story of our first bat and learn about
Hillerich & Bradsby Co.’s hand turning history.

Main Museum Gallery:

9:00 am 10:00 am, 1:00 pm,
2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm & 5:00 pm

“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.

Main Museum Gallery:

9:30 am 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm,
2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm, & 5:30 pm

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.

Main Museum Gallery:

11:30 am, 2:00 pm & 4:30 pm

Henry Aaron Artifact Spotlight
Get a close look at a selection of Henry Aaron artifacts from our collection. Learn about Aaron’s custom bat models, original signature plates, and much more!

Hold a Piece of History

Nub Decorating
Personalize your very own Bat Nub to create a fun souvenir!
This is the perfect place for little leaguers! Once you’ve finished creating your masterpiece. Snap a picture with our Big Glove!
The Big Glove:
11:30 am & 3:00 pm
Slugger Trivia
Make your way through all nine innings of our trivia! Prove you’re a legend and walk away with some prizes!
The Main Museum Gallery:
10:30 am & 3:30 pm

What's Happening

Daily
Collection Curveballs
May 11th 2022
Daily Through December 31st 2022

Collection Curveballs

Enjoy these surprising selections from our secret stash – many on public display for the first time.

Daily
Museum Programming
May 20th 2022
Daily Through December 31st 2023

Museum Programming

Enrich your museum visit by enjoying our Programming offerings! All programs are free for factory ticket holders.

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