Learn about baseball and how bats are made at this working factory and museum.
The Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory tells the story of the "Louisville Slugger" baseball bat. This family-owned business has been making pro bats since 1848. At the entrance, there is a massive bat that is taller than the building itself. Admission pricing is as follows: Adults $16, Seniors (60+) $15, Kids (6-12) $9, kids (5 and under) free. Guests will see a 15-minute film, get a factory tour, and explore the fabulous museum.
The tour shows visitors how the baseball bats are made and explain the 4 different kinds of wood used for the bats. At the end of the factory tour, each guest receives a free mini bat to take home as a souvenir. The museum tells the history of the bats, baseball's past players and has great photo opportunities for your family and friends. You can view uniforms, Babe Ruth's bat, and other legendary baseball players' bats. There are some interactive displays and a large baseball mitt for seating.
Overhead is a massive mobile made of bats, baseball team hats, and several stadiums made of Lego blocks. You can use the indoor batting cages, $2 for 10 swings, or head over to the gift shop loaded with memorabilia, paintings, clothing, baseball hats, and bats that you can have personalized and customized. There is street parking and a garage parking lot behind the building. The Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory are open every day except Wednesdays and major holidays.