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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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The big bat is just the beginning of an excellent tour!

I have visited the Slugger factory several times and always enjoy a return visit. This is a great American family success story, now in its fifth generation of family management... read more

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Tom H
Watertown, Wisconsin
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Watertown, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited the Slugger factory several times and always enjoy a return visit. This is a great American family success story, now in its fifth generation of family management. Great history and manufacturing process in renovated and interesting downtown Louisville, KY. I will return.

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Only $5 admission In feb makes worthwhile. Free mini bat is great. Movie is very fuzzy and it made me wonder if the quality of my old Betamax was on par with it.

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Baltimore, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was pretty neat. They show you how the famous Louisville slugger bats are made. You get to walk through their factory and see the workers using lathes to carve the bats. they give your a little history on how the brand came about. They also have batting cages, a tiny area for kids to play while waiting on... More 

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Hendersonville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the factory tour. Great to actually see bats being made in the factory. Our guide offered a lot of insight to the retail and major league markets. The exhibit areas were well done and included so much history of the game. The gift shop was not too expensive, considering it was a museum gift shop. The entrance... More 

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Great way to see how the bats are made and how many they produce. Extensive information about the company and baseball in general. If you are even a casual fan of baseball check it out. Pretty good gift shop.

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fascinating look at how Louisville Slugger bats contributed to the All American game! The factory tour was the highlight, but the museum was worth the cost of admission. You can hold bats that were actually used in professional games, learn about the old time greatest players, and see how fast a 90 mph pitch really is!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not a huge baseball fan but really wanted to stop here and take the tour. Impressive building from the outside and the huge bat in front of the entrance. Enjoyed the movie that is shown prior to the tour. Our tour guide (PeeWee, Larry?) not sure on his name, was maybe not the most patient person for the job. He... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What can be more Louisville than Louisville Slugger? The tour is terrific especially this time of year as loads and loads of bats are being prepared and shipped for Spring Training. Wander the hallway and search for autographs of yesteryear's endorsers ... there was a time when nearly every MLBer used a Slugger. Get a personalized bat for yourself ...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great family fun, or date day too. Great value for your money. Tour guides are great and souvenir shop is big with lots of variety.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live in Louisville and have taken the museum and factory tour several times with family, teens, and visitors. Everyone always loves it. There's the Slugger museum, there is also a Ripley's museum, plus the Slugger factory and you get a mini bat! In the museum, you can pitch and there is a machine to give you the miles per... More 

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