Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Louisville

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Delve into the world of America’s favorite pastime at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Home to the famous Louisville Slugger bat, the museum features a combination of hands-on, interactive exhibits dedicated to the history and legacy of American baseball. Practice your swing in the batting cages with one of your favorite bats, or join a factory tour to witness the fabrication of the Louisville Slugger. Don’t miss a picture with the 36.5 m (120 ft) tall bat, said to be the largest in the world, that adorns the museum’s front entrance. Pick up a replica of your favorite baseball player’s bat at the museum gift shop. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Louisville holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Cool facts and history. The tour was cool, too. Group was a little large and you have your people who have to block the view for their picture instead of just enjoy the experience. Wish we could have....  more »
  • Toured factory and got souvenir mini bat as bonus. Could purchase personalized bats in gift shop. 10% off coupon available on internet worked with regular, not personalized , merchandise .  more »
  • What an awesome experience! My kids have never been more inspired to go out and play ball! The tour was impressive. The attention to detail in the process was amazing to witness. It was cool to walk through a working factory while learning a great deal about baseball history. There were additional demonstrations in the museum portion as well and there were plenty of hands on opportunities for all. You could feel the differences in the wood, the cut, and even the finish of the different bats. At the end of the tour we were all given mini bats that were around $13 in the store! They have a generous military discount as well! The beautiful building and the street around it had a historic appeal. There was another museum just across the street. This was a gem of a find. My boys picked up some impressive souvenirs and are psyched to tell their friends about this cool experience.
  • Great tour, very informative. Gift shop reasonably priced and loved the exhibits. Really neat to see all the bat signatures on the wall. Well worth the price of admission. No photos from inside though so I got one of the horse out front!Well worth the price of admission. No photos from inside though so I got one of the horse out front! Parking is available within a block behind the building at 2 private lots for $7-8 all day.

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