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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2620
+1 877-775-8443
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Nice place to take little leaguers

We went to "kill some time" before a flight. It is a nice place--very fun to hear the stories... read more

Reviewed yesterday
862maribeths
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Wheaton, Illinois
GREAT PLACE FOR A BASEBALL FAN

Fair warning: I am not an affecienado of baseball so some of the name dropping was wasted on me... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ned H
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Sturgis, Michigan
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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!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2620
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to "kill some time" before a flight. It is a nice place--very fun to hear the stories! Doesn't take long to get through the facility at all. I think it is a bit over priced though for the tour.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fair warning: I am not an affecienado of baseball so some of the name dropping was wasted on me but the guide was entertaining and informative and the manufacturing area (what I was mostly interested in) was very interesting. The younger children were excited to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's beautiful at night, when neon colors make the bridge pop. It's a nice walk to Indiana and the shops on the other side.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fun tour if you like or love baseball. If you don't, then you might get bored. Fun to see how bats are made and about the different models. You even get to touch a bunch of them! My wife was less enthusiastic but she...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the tour on a last-minute whim and was so glad we did. Amazing that amongst the high-tech, mega-fast modern machinery, factory workers stop to show the tour group the original way of turning and burning a bat. Was a fascinating insight into the process...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gordie was a good tour guide. Tour through factory took 30 minutes or less. Expect noise and the smell of wood. Reminded me of the wood shop class I took in middle school. No pictures during the tour but can take plenty of pictures in...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The factory tour was interesting, although the size of the group was a little too large for me. You learn a lot about bat making and individual players preferences. Amazing this is right downtown. Also amazing that some of the operations are still done by...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Traveled down to Louisville for a soccer tournament and made a pit stop at the Slugger Museum. Very interesting and we all were glad we went!

Thank Jamie R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the tour. Great family experience. Neat to see the bat making in process. You get a small souvenir bat at the end of the tour.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

And I’m not even a baseball fan but this was so fun and informative! I’m kind of a geek so even taking the love of the game out of the equation, this was a highlight of our trip!

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Kschep85
16 April 2018|
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Response from Penny L | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I have no idea what happens during Derby Week. You should be able to contact them directly or go online to their website for information. You will enjoy the tour if you go. Quite informative and fun.
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cowancrew
9 April 2018|
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Response from btm8004 | Reviewed this property |
about 3-4 hours
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The cost is $14 each.
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