We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2620
Phone Number: +1 877-775-8443
Website
Today
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 3,979 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2610
    Excellent
  • 1111
    Very good
  • 202
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Honeymoon In Louisville

We came here for our honeymoon and my wife isn't very into baseball like I am. We took the tour of the bat factory and checked out the museum. There's a lot of interesting things... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Firefighter471
,
Clarion, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

3,979 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 3,948: English reviews
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came here for our honeymoon and my wife isn't very into baseball like I am. We took the tour of the bat factory and checked out the museum. There's a lot of interesting things for young and old. We both had a blast and can't wait to visit again!

Helpful?
Thank Firefighter471
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
287 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderfully put together facility. The tour is professional and easy to hear and follow. The visitor center has interactive features and the gift shop is well stocked with interesting merchandise. The little souvenir bats are a nice touch, as is the offer to take away "nubs" from the bats. Any baseball fan will love this tour.

Helpful?
Thank Charlene T
Level Contributor
65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to take the tour as it is baseball legend after all. The engineer in me enjoyed the factory tour and I was happy to get my free toy bat. The museum was not personally I interesting but certainly part of history. Always glad when I see things still made in the USA and even better when they are still... More 

Helpful?
Thank rpkemble
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a very fun and informative time at the Louisville slugger bat factory. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and interacted with the group.

Helpful?
Thank David H
Level Contributor
36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you visit this museum be prepared to spend several hours. Whether you're a baseball fan or not, you will be drawn into the stories from the tour guides who are top ranked! Time will literally stand still and yet it will fly by. You must take a souvenir bat home with you but you must know that you can... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gary W
Level Contributor
79 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your a ball fan you'll love it! The Babes bat, great store and souvenirs, excellent tour worth the few dollars. Check it out

Helpful?
Thank Watercooled
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has something for everyone. You may be thinking, "I'm not a baseball fan" and I'm not either, but you shouldn't let that stop you. There are exhibits that change a few times a year and are rich with history; just like during African American history month. The art and process of how the bats... More 

Helpful?
Thank KyOnTheG0
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been going here since I was a kid. Whenever I have guest in from out of town I take them her and they always love it. Great tour and gift at the end. Would recommend

Helpful?
Thank clay s
Pensylvania
Level Contributor
41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Louisville Slugger factory and museum was a lot of fun. There were kids there of all ages although, since you are touring the factory, you'd want to make sure your kids were well behaved. It was fascinating to see how bats used to be made versus the current process. Great memorabilia from the dawn of baseball to the present... More 

Helpful?
Thank ADK46er10
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing but 100% perfection. This was my second trip to the museum and my son's (age 11 and 8) first trip. We did the batting cage, pitching speed machine, tried out major league bats and took a million pictures. The tour is fascinating with the most knowledgeable guides. This is an absolutely must-do in Louisville and a must for any... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rachel B

Travellers who viewed Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory also viewed

 

Been to Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and other visitors
25 questions
Ask a question
Saint Louis, Missouri
5 months ago
6 months ago
over a year ago
Portland, Indiana
Saint Louis, Missouri
7 months ago

See all questions (25)

Questions? Get answers from Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?