Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Museum and Factory · Central Business District
800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
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Closed until 9:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–5:00 PM
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At Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, enjoy fun interactive exhibits, amazing baseball memorabilia and our award-winning bat factory tour.

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    Bob R.
    "factory tour take the tour of the bat vault"(5 Tips)
    Jay S.
    "Best museum about baseball bats I've been to!"(4 Tips)
    Michelle L.
    "Great place for a baseball fan to visit!"(4 Tips)
    Joel S.
    "... visited!! Got myself a personalized bat with "jswishdaman" on it & picked up mini..."(3 Tips)
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  • Michelle L.

    Great place for a baseball fan to visit! No photos of bats being made allowed. Some great baseball artifacts here...like a mini hall of fame almost. Get a picture with the giant bat outside!

    Michelle L · August 12, 2014
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  • April U.

    Very cool tour, I was pleasantly surprised. I would do it again. I talked to the TSA guys at the airport, they just changed the guidelines & you ARE allowed to take the mini bats in your carry on now!

    April Ure · April 5, 2013
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  • Joel S.

    One of the best museums I have ever visited!! Got myself a personalized bat with "jswishdaman" on it & picked up mini bats for my niece & nephew too!! You must visit whenever you go visit Louisville!

    Joel Swisher · April 1, 2013
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  • Home Run 1/2 Marathon

    Slugger has been making exceptional bats since the 1880s and during the Home Run 1/2 Marathon (10/30/11), racers who finish at their top of their divisions will go home with a customized Slugger! Read more

    Home Run 1/2 Marathon · May 23, 2011
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  • UPPAbaby

    The museum shows what is behind hitting a baseball, a replica major league dugout, and has the world’s largest baseball bat. This is a great place to go to teach your kids the history of baseball!

    UPPAbaby · August 2, 2011
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  • Alveda Z.

    I highly recommend ordering your personalized bat BEFORE you even enter the museum. That way, you won't be stuck waiting over two hours when you are just ready to go. :)

    Alveda Z. · July 1, 2012
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  • Duane M.

    This was a surprisingly great visit! I was unsure about the price of admission, but the tour was excellent and a must for fans of baseball.

    Duane Maddy · December 16, 2015
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  • Bill C.

    Be sure to visit here when you are in Louisville. I you get a personalized bat put in your checked baggage on because securtiy will take it i carry on. Read more

    Bill Caudill · August 8, 2010
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  • Kino

    Don't even bother trying to bring the mini souvenir Louisville Slugger onto an airplane in your check-in luggage. As the tourguide mentions, the bat will be confiscated by TSA at Louisville airport.

    Kino · April 29, 2012
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  • Aly

    I'm a huge baseball fan, but you'll love it even if you're not. Definite must see. Don't forget to check out the ceilings!!!!

    Aly · May 4, 2014
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  • Sam W.

    It is amazing to watch the natural bats being carved down from solid pieces of wood. If you're a baseball fan, you must visit.

    Sam Wakim · March 12, 2015
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  • Bob R.

    If you're a fan of the game, after the factory tour take the tour of the bat vault where you can hold bats used by Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Henry Aaron and other legends.

    Bob Raichle · December 3, 2013
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  • ABC News

    Made in America: You can visit the museum and take a tour of the Louisville Slugger factory, which is still making all of its baseball bats in the U.S.

    ABC News · April 18, 2011
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  • John S.

    The guys making bats by hand are awesome, guy saw my white sox hat and made sure everyone knew he was making a Nellie Fox bat replica. Nice!

    John S · August 17, 2014
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  • Louisville

    Museum Row on Main: Show your ticket stub from any of these attractions (Frazier International History Museum, Glassworks, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Louisville Science Center, Kentucky Muse

    Louisville · November 8, 2010
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  • Louisville

    Register to win tixs to Slugger & Frazier Museums, Muhammad Ali Center, Lynn’s Paradise Café & Courtyard by Marriott Downtown in the Louisville (Pride of the Counties) booth at the 2011 State Fair.

    Louisville · August 16, 2011
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  • Jen M.

    Really worth the visit; they give you a real tour of the factory and give you a mini bat to take home!

    Jen Mata-McMahon · August 8, 2014
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  • Four Points L.

    Amazing history to learn for children and adults of all ages. Go online occassionally there are coupons and group deals.

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  • Edgar

    Neat tour. Very interactive. Plus you get a nub and free mini bat. Gift shop is over priced.

    Edgar · August 13, 2015
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  • Chris G.

    Coupons are available for $1 off the price of admission. Even without this tour is worth $12

    Chris Golden · December 29, 2014
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  • Steve H.

    There are some places every sports fan needs to visit in his or her lifetime. The Louisville Slugger Museum is one of them.

    Steve Hill · November 13, 2013
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  • Matt H.

    Free mini bat with tour. The factory tour is a pretty good value and was interesting. A lot of old baseball memorabilia.

    Matt H · October 19, 2014
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  • James K.

    You get a bat with every your and can also get free sample of bat nub that is used as part of production.

    James Koltiska · November 7, 2015
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  • The Wall Street Journal

    Take the tour. It offers a close-up view of the baseball bat manufacturing process. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · August 3, 2014
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  • Jim C.

    Great place to visit. If you are flying out, don't buy the mini-bats--those are not allowed on planes in carry-ons!

    Jim Cripps · August 18, 2011
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  • Bette B.

    Don is THE best tour guide!! Had us laughing & he's full of facts!

    Bette Boop · March 15, 2014
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  • Austin W.

    Take the tour if you are in town, baseball fan or not. $10 for an adult, lasts about 35 minutes. Read more

    Austin Wuethrich · April 13, 2010
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  • Mwaki M.

    Amazing culture and history...you're left with the feeling that they are all proud of the product they make

    Mwaki Magotswi · April 26, 2013
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  • Zombie

    Factory tour is informative and you get a miniature bat at the end.

    Zombie · September 29, 2014
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  • louisville.com

    "How do you find the Slugger Museum? Look for the 68,000-pound, six-story, steel-clad Louisville Slugger bat out front."

    louisville.com · February 1, 2012
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  • Masayo C.

    Show your active duty ID card and get in free! All hooah! Thanks Slugger!

    Masayo Cole · May 9, 2012
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  • David S.

    The tour is really solid. Sean is a great tourguide. Get some bat nubs.

    David Strawbridge · May 2, 2013
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  • Audrey J.

    The tour was very cool! Love the smell of sawdust. Great information and fun presentation.

    Audrey James · February 8, 2013
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  • Autumn M.

    Cool tour. Not bad for the price either. Got to see Jon Jay's bat order about to be made. Get to take home a free mini bat

    Autumn Marie · August 18, 2013
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  • Metromix L.

    When you're downtown look for the giant four-story+ bat resting against the outside of the building. Read more

    Metromix Louisville · March 7, 2012
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  • Stephany

    The factory tour is worth the $10 and you get a mini bat at the end :)

    Stephany · November 6, 2011
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  • Bridget T.

    Amazing well worth the time and money

    Bridget Tally · September 16, 2012
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  • Ed C.

    Take the tour. It's cool and you get a complementary bat.

    Ed Cantu · June 4, 2013
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  • Northern L.

    Well worth the price of admission and loved the free mini bat at the end of the tour.

    Northern Lights · April 23, 2014
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  • Ryan M.

    Admission is 11. You can skip the theater if you need to save time.

    Ryan McAbee · February 28, 2012
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  • Troy

    A lot of fun, really awesome place to visit.

    Troy · 1 week ago
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  • Catherine F.

    Awesome tour! Save movie for last in case you dont have time...

    Catherine Floyd · September 13, 2013
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  • Evansville Courier and Press

    Allows visitors to watch as wooden bats are being turned.

    Evansville Courier and Press · August 17, 2011
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  • Jim C.

    A must see. In the bat business since the late 1800s.

    Jim Cabral · August 9, 2014
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  • Kris E.

    Be sure to check out the indoor batting cages post tour!

    Kris Eul · August 26, 2014
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  • Doug H.

    Don't miss the Looney Tunes area! It's not just for kids!

    Doug Hanna · May 22, 2014
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  • bill g.

    Don't miss the "We Are The Ship" gallery...powerful!

    bill garrett · July 23, 2010
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  • Zach I.

    Make sure you get some hacks in!

    Zach Ingersoll · April 16, 2013
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  • Jay S.

    Best museum about baseball bats I've been to!

    Jay Smelser · July 6, 2013
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  • HelloMetro.com

    Kids under 5 get in free. Read more

    HelloMetro.com · March 29, 2011
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  • Sean Q.

    Great tour and a free mini bat at the end

    Sean Queen · November 28, 2011
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  • Mel P.

    Of you LOVE Baseball you gotta go.

    Mel Parsons · May 19, 2013
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  • Sandi S.

    You don't have to pay for parking on Sunday's

    Sandi Schultz · September 21, 2013
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  • Jeremy P.

    Take the plunge, get a custom bat.

    Jeremy Peronto · April 7
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  • Bill N.

    A must for all fans of the great game!

    Bill Naha · December 22, 2013
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  • Binky B.

    Get your name engraved on a bat!

    Binky Bear · August 23, 2011
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  • Mark T.

    Check out the huge bat........thats what she said

    Mark Turner · October 21, 2012
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  • Zach E.

    Hit with a Baseball Legend's Bat Read more

    Zach Everson · June 26, 2014
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  • Patti R.

    And there open on Sundays

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  • Chris S.

    Try out the batting cages

    Chris Straith · April 29, 2012
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  • Nate S.

    Factory tour rocks!

    Nate Steiner · July 6, 2011
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  • Kevin B.

    The history

    Kevin Burroughs · June 29, 2015
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  • Timothy R.

    Great tour!

    Timothy Russell · November 22, 2014
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  • Lara Elise O.

    Free bats!

    Lara Elise Oblander · September 28, 2013
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