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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
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education, Group tours/walking tour
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.
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A must see for anyone who enjoys baseball. A delightful experience for young and old. Take a fascinating factory tour and see how the famous bats were made in the past and are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

A must see for anyone who enjoys baseball. A delightful experience for young and old. Take a fascinating factory tour and see how the famous bats were made in the past and are made now. Excellent tour guides with lots of knowledge and a keen sense of humor. After the tour, enjoy the museum, which includes a wonderful film. It's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Hi again, it's the travelin' agents from Consumers Travel World. If you're bats about baseball, this is for you. Our interest was in the factory tour, which involved seeing bats made (not born), an informative live tour guide, videos, and more. The entire building included much about baseball, including a short film (in really comfortable seats), and a section on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I loved the factory tour. The guides walk you through the process of standard and custom bat making. They describe how the process has evolved . Nice little museum and hands on activities for young and old .

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Marengo, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Wonderful, informative and fun tour! In the heart of downtown, parking was convenient, the staff was superb and the displays and history were outstanding!

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Eaton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Worth checking it out......... be sure to take pictures and a selfie with the big bat outside. A friend and I stopped in and checked out the gift shop. The gift shop is nice but expensive. We did not go inside for the tour. So if your really interested in baseball and the famous Louisville Slugger it's worth a stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We are not huge baseball fans, but loved finding out how bats were made, and who orders them. The kids especially loved getting their own personal souvenir mini-bat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were touring the city with his cousin, when we came upon the giant and I mean giant baseball bat. We were amazed. We headed in. We unfortunately were not able to attend a tour of the factory, however we were able to wander around the inside of the museum our selves and watched a couple of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Skipping this would be like going to St. Louis and not visiting the Arch. It's a pretty quick tour (20 minutes). It's loud but, then again, you are going through a working factory. If you have sensitive ears, bring ear plugs. The museum is pretty good and interesting, especially if you are a fan of the game.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

If you are going to be in Louisville for any length of time it is worth the stop to the Louisville Slugger Museum. It's neat to see how the bats are made, where the wood comes from and how they determine which bats go where (major league, minor league, etc). The tour is $12 per adult and you get a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Tour was very interesting. I'm not even a baseball fanatic and was in awe of how the bats were made. Got to see some amazing pieces of baseball history. We did it all - museum, tour, batting cages (even this old mom of 42 tried the softball). Store also had lots of fun things for purchase and a somewhat reasonable... More 

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