Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Museum and Factory · Central Business District
800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Closed until 9:00 AM (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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  • Jim K.

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

    Jim Koltiska · 3 weeks ago
  • Edgar

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

    Edgar · August 13
  • Kevin B.

    The history

    Kevin Burroughs · June 29
  • 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
  • Chris G.

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

    Chris Golden · December 29, 2014
  • Timothy R.

    Great tour!

    Timothy Russell · November 22, 2014
  • 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
  • Zombie

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

    Zombie · September 29, 2014
  • Kris E.

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

    Kris Eul · August 26, 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jim C.

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

    Jim Cabral · August 9, 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • Zach E.

    Hit with a Baseball Legend's Bat Read more

    Zach Everson · June 26, 2014
  • Doug H.

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

    Doug Hanna · May 22, 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bette B.

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

    Bette Boop · March 15, 2014
  • Four Points L.

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

  • Bill N.

    A must for all fans of the great game!

    Bill Naha · December 22, 2013
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lara Elise O.

    Free bats!

    Lara Elise Oblander · September 28, 2013
  • Sandi S.

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

    Sandi Schultz · September 21, 2013
  • Catherine F.

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

    Catherine Floyd · September 13, 2013
  • 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
  • Jay S.

    Best museum about baseball bats I've been to!

    Jay Smelser · July 6, 2013
  • Ed C.

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

    Ed Cantu · June 4, 2013
  • Mel P.

    Of you LOVE Baseball you gotta go.

    Mel Parsons · May 19, 2013
  • David S.

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

    David Strawbridge · May 2, 2013
  • Patti R.

    And there open on Sundays

  • 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
  • Zach I.

    Make sure you get some hacks in!

    Zach Ingersoll · April 16, 2013
  • 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
  • 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
  • Audrey J.

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

    Audrey James · February 8, 2013
  • Mark T.

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

    Mark Turner · October 21, 2012
  • Bridget T.

    Amazing well worth the time and money

    Bridget Tally · September 16, 2012
  • 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
  • Masayo C.

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

    Masayo Cole · May 9, 2012
  • 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
  • Chris S.

    Try out the batting cages

    Chris Straith · April 29, 2012
  • 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
  • Ryan M.

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

    Ryan McAbee · February 28, 2012
  • 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
  • Sean Q.

    Great tour and a free mini bat at the end

    Sean Queen · November 28, 2011
  • Stephany

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

    Stephany · November 6, 2011
  • Binky B.

    Get your name engraved on a bat!

    Binky Bear · August 23, 2011
  • 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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