Churchill downs kentucky derby museum. This is a photo of ray thompson at churchill downs in 1953. Est directions 704 central ave louisville ky 40208 502 637 1111. Kentucky derby museum where every day is derby day.
Hours monday saturday 9 am. Derby experiences churchill downs official partner. Hourly 30 minute historic walking tour of churchill downs racetrack the greatest race a 3600 18 minute media experience that will make your heart race and emotions soar two floors of family friendly interactive exhibits access to our gift shop.
The museum celebrates the tradition history hospitality and pride of the world renowned kentucky derby and allows guests to enter an immersive world of thoroughbred racing themselves. The ticket includes the guided historic walking tour of churchill downs access to two floors of museum exhibits and viewing of the greatest race movie on the 360 degree screen. Est sunday 11 am.
Known as the home of the kentucky derby and the kentucky oaks churchill downs racetrack conducts thoroughbred horse racing in louisville kentucky during three race meets in the spring september and the fall. The kentucky derby museum is an american thoroughbred horse racing museum located on the grounds of churchill downs in louisville kentucky. When you visit the museum you will find yourself immersed in the next best thing to actually being at the derby.
Welcome to the kentucky derby museum. Dedicated to preserving the history of the kentucky derby it first opened its doors to the public in the spring of 1985. This is the kentucky derby museum general admission sold online for all adults aged 15 64.
Photograph kentucky derby museum permanent collection.