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Churchill Downs

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700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208-1200
+1 502-636-4400
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Venue closed for the winter. Renovating for the spring season. Can’t wait!! Lots of history here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Great Tour

Did the “Behind The Scenes” Tour. Well worth the time & money. Saw places mostly unavailable on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
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This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208-1200
South Side
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Venue closed for the winter. Renovating for the spring season. Can’t wait!! Lots of history here and from what I see looks amazing. Look forward to the museum and seeing all the nostalgia and history that I’ve read about

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the “Behind The Scenes” Tour. Well worth the time & money. Saw places mostly unavailable on race days like the Jockeys’ Lounge & locker room. Great tour guide with lots of details & interesting facts. There’s lots of construction and parking is a mess....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

When you watch the horse races on TV, you cant get a feel for how big or small the race tracks are. Once you take the guided tour of the track and the compounds, you will see the massive amount of land required to house...More

1  Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit difficult finding where to park because of the construction taking place, but I called and was directed to the shuttle pick-up area. Construction is expected to be finished by the start of the season. Fabulous 360 movie and lots of interactive exhibits. Friendly...More

Thank Kathryn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited on a November Friday to watch our horse run. This was our first time at this track and it is huge. A person could certainly get lost without much trouble. On the way in we stopped at the Gift Shop...More

1  Thank RonJac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much into horse racing but really enjoyed the museum - lots of hands on attractions plus you get to actually go out on the track area.

Thank Knappdw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed our time at the races. Always a fun activity. This visit was a family and friends get together.

Thank donnasA1868GY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Churchill several times a season. We ways make it to the Derby. It is a very comfortable place to learn about horse racing.

Thank jgafile
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Churchill downs is a ghost town in December, and we used that to our advantage! Go in and pay general admission to the museum, and receive a 30 min guided tour of the track, winners circle, jockey club and more! We got to see one...More

4  Thank Kym_Keil
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Churchill downs is a must do for horse fans and also those who are not into horse racing. Just the energy you feel around the track even when there is no racing going on is an experience, not to mention if the horse are doing...More

1  Thank Gary M
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December 31, 2017|
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Response from MattGrimes1967 | Reviewed this property |
Churchhill offers live racing during the month of May and is a pleasant experience without the crowds anytime after the first week in May.
brenda t
November 3, 2017|
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Response from Rella T | Reviewed this property |
no live racing in Dec. go to Churchill Down and get info about tours and races. Loved the tour.
July 31, 2017|
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Response from rosyjoesph | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you call the Musem. The Churchill Down Museum won't disappoint any first time visitors with all of its historical and present day information. The Musem is kept updated annually.