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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

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Address: 800 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number:
+1 877-775-8443
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Batter up! It takes a special place to craft the #1 Bat in Major League...

Batter up! It takes a special place to craft the #1 Bat in Major League Baseball. At Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, experience history-in-the-making as you stroll through the actual factory where world-famous Louisville Slugger bats are created.

The award-winning factory tour is a highlight of the visit here, but there's plenty more to enjoy along with it. Admire the World's Biggest Bat - stretching 120 feet into the sky. Hold bats actually used by baseball superstars like Mickey Mantle, Johnny Bench, Cal Ripken Jr. And Derek Jeter. Face down a 90-mph fastball hurled by a major league pitcher. Count the homerun notches Babe Ruth carved into his Louisville Slugger bat for every home run he hit with it. Step into the batting cages and take some swings with a replica model of your hero's bat.

Guests even get a free miniature souvenir bat at the end of the factory tour. You can even create a bat with your own name on it, just like the pros. They make great gifts for all kinds of special occasions, from newborn babies, to groomsmen gifts, to team trophies and more. The museum store is also loaded with lots of sporty merchandise for every budget. Be sure to swing by!

Please visit our official website for up-to-date hours and admission prices.

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Great tour! Tour guide never missed a beat! The kids loved learning the history of the bats and how to make them. They enjoyed the batting cages too!

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great tour! Tour guide never missed a beat! The kids loved learning the history of the bats and how to make them. They enjoyed the batting cages too!

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Sullivan, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We thought the museum was really neat! We went ahead and went on a tour since it was included in the price! It was fun!

Thank funtotravel1011
Irwin, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I absolutely loved this behind the scenes tour!! Worth every penny and it was very informative. Definitely a must see when visiting louisville!!

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Beamsville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're a lover of the game of baseball this is a must see. Very interesting to watch a craftsman turn a block of wood into a bat all by hand and to see the difference in time when made by a computer lathe. You will get to see the whole process from block to bat.

Thank Frank A
Collinsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second time visiting the museum and factory. The last time was 5 years ago. My grandson, who is 11, wanted to go back again. He enjoyed going through the factory and getting a bat at the end. All of the memorabilia in the museum is awesome! We especially enjoyed finding the names of past and present players... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great opportunity to see the actual manufacturing of bats. Hands on and entertaining, this is a good tour even if you aren't a big baseball fan. Gives you a new appreciation for the quality that goes into each bat they make.

Thank TheSmiths808
Ft Walton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My 3 year old grandson had a blast and really enjoyed going through the factory seeing the bats being made. My 1 year old grandson also had a good time. We didn't know that everyone going through the factor received a free mini bat (very pleasant surprise) the gift shop is pretty cool and you can have a personalized bat... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Long weekend in Louisville, it was cold and windy so we picked some indoor activities like this. There is some interesting memorabilia, but basically a one floor museum and a shop floor tour to see how bats are made. If you are already a baseball fan you won't learn anything new. However, it would not be a bad way to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, we loved the location, which was right on their up and coming Main Street full of shops, a distillery or two, museums, and more. Worth checking out the iron facades along the entire street. Parking is either in the parking garage behind the building, a parking lot next to the building, or street parking. You can sometimes get coupons... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good to see an actual product, made by real workers & branded here, in the USA. Finally, there is some true analog merchandise in a digital world. And nothing is more analog than a baseball bat carved out of wood! Short factory tour is well worth the ticket price. No picture-taking although, let’s face it, there is no secret here.... More 

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