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This is the Kentucky Derby Museum general admission sold online for all adults aged 15-64. The ticket includes the guided Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs, access to two floors of Museum exhibits and viewing of "The Greatest Race" movie on the 360-degree screen. This ticket is good for any day when the Museum is open to the public, but does not include general admission to Churchill Downs Racetrack.

This prepaid admission is NON-REFUNDABLE and has no expiration date.

Please visit www.derbymuseum.org for information on the Museum's operating hours. It is the responsibility of the ticket holder to check the Museum's operating schedule, which may change at any time, before redemption. No refund or credit will be given if the ticket is attempted to be redeemed at a time when the Museum is not open to the general public, including Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby days. No refund or credit will be given if this ticket is redeemed at a time when comparable admission has been discounted due to a promotion or change in facility availability.

Please note that the Historic Walking Tour may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to extreme weather or at the request of Churchill Downs. "The Greatest Race" may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to technical difficulties, scheduled repairs or special events held at the Museum. No refund or credit will be given if this general admission ticket is redeemed at a time when the Historic Walking Tour and/or "The Greatest Race" are unavailable.
This is the free Kentucky Derby Museum admission for children aged four and under. The ticket includes the guided Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs, access to two floors of Museum exhibits and viewing of "The Greatest Race" movie on the 360-degree screen. This ticket is good for any day when the Museum is open to the public, but does not include general admission to Churchill Downs Racetrack.

This free admission has no expiration date.

Please visit www.derbymuseum.org for information on the Museum's operating hours. It is the responsibility of the ticket holder to check the Museum's operating schedule, which may change at any time, before redemption. No refund or credit will be given if the ticket is attempted to be redeemed at a time when the Museum is not open to the general public, including Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby days. No refund or credit will be given if this ticket is redeemed at a time when comparable admission has been discounted due to a promotion or change in facility availability.

Please note that the Historic Walking Tour may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to extreme weather or at the request of Churchill Downs. "The Greatest Race" may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to technical difficulties, scheduled repairs or special events held at the Museum. No refund or credit will be given if this general admission ticket is redeemed at a time when the Historic Walking Tour and/or "The Greatest Race" are unavailable.
This is the Kentucky Derby Museum general admission sold online for all children aged 5-14. The ticket includes the guided Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs, access to two floors of Museum exhibits and viewing of "The Greatest Race" movie on the 360-degree screen. This ticket is good for any day when the Museum is open to the public, but does not include general admission to Churchill Downs Racetrack.

This free admission has no expiration date.

Please visit www.derbymuseum.org for information on the Museum's operating hours. It is the responsibility of the ticket holder to check the Museum's operating schedule, which may change at any time, before redemption. No refund or credit will be given if the ticket is attempted to be redeemed at a time when the Museum is not open to the general public, including Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby days. No refund or credit will be given if this ticket is redeemed at a time when comparable admission has been discounted due to a promotion or change in facility availability.

Please note that the Historic Walking Tour may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to extreme weather or at the request of Churchill Downs. "The Greatest Race" may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to technical difficulties, scheduled repairs or special events held at the Museum. No refund or credit will be given if this general admission ticket is redeemed at a time when the Historic Walking Tour and/or "The Greatest Race" are unavailable.
This is the Kentucky Derby Museum discounted general admission sold online for all seniors aged 65+. Verification of age may be requested at the time of your visit to confirm eligibility for this prepaid admission. The ticket includes the guided Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs, access to two floors of Museum exhibits and viewing of "The Greatest Race" movie on the 360-degree screen. This ticket is good for any day when the Museum is open to the public, but does not include general admission to Churchill Downs Racetrack.

This free admission has no expiration date.

Please visit www.derbymuseum.org for information on the Museum's operating hours. It is the responsibility of the ticket holder to check the Museum's operating schedule, which may change at any time, before redemption. No refund or credit will be given if the ticket is attempted to be redeemed at a time when the Museum is not open to the general public, including Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby days. No refund or credit will be given if this ticket is redeemed at a time when comparable admission has been discounted due to a promotion or change in facility availability.

Please note that the Historic Walking Tour may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to extreme weather or at the request of Churchill Downs. "The Greatest Race" may be cancelled at any time, with or without notice, due to technical difficulties, scheduled repairs or special events held at the Museum. No refund or credit will be given if this general admission ticket is redeemed at a time when the Historic Walking Tour and/or "The Greatest Race" are unavailable.
Join us for an exclusive, guided tour (strictly limited to 6 guests) that explores the history, pageantry and legacy of Churchill Downs Racetrack and the Kentucky Derby. You will have a one-of-a-kind experience at the home of the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports," from the backside to the exclusive dining areas and everywhere in between. You’ll start by traveling through the famous infield tunnels to the backside to enjoy an up-close and personal view of the horses, jockeys and trainers, and to see the stables that once were home to Thoroughbred legends like Secretariat, Barbaro and American Pharoah. Next, you’ll enjoy a viewing of “The Greatest Race,” a film that will immerse you in Derby day excitement. Then it’s off to Churchill Downs to explore the Clubhouse, including a peek at the Paddock while horses prep for the next race. Your tour will wrap up with seats at Churchill Downs in one of the Fine Dining areas like Millionaire’s Row, where you’ll enjoy a spectacular lunch at the Chef’s buffet. At 1pm, your guide will depart, leaving you to enjoy an afternoon of races, or return to the Museum to explore our two floors of interactive exhibits!

Tour Details
4 hours including lunch (9AM – 1PM)
Various live racing days May, June, September-November
$150 per person
Ticket includes lunch in one of the Churchill Down’s Fine Dining areas and general admission to Churchill Downs for the duration of that day’s racing
Some walking involved
Rain or shine!
Dress code: Track Casual for dining, so please dress appropriately: Jackets and blazers optional, vests, shirts with collars, sweaters, dresses, pantsuits, dress jeans and slacks are appropriate, as are golf shorts, dress shorts and capris. Worn or torn garments, halter tops, athletic wear, frayed or torn denim and midriff tops are considered inappropriate attire.

Limited to six guests
For guests 10 years of age and older

2019 SCHEDULE
9:00A-1:00PM on various racing days May-June and September-November, excluding Kentucky Derby week and Breeders' Cup.
Please check the calendar for exact dates and availability.
Get ready to embark on the most exclusive tour Kentucky Derby Museum has to offer! The Around the Track Golf Cart Tour takes you through the history, pageantry and legacy of the Churchill Downs Racetrack and the Kentucky Derby. You will have a totally unique experience at the home of the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports," from the grandstand to the backside and everywhere in between. You’ll begin from the outside grounds, travel through the Paddock, then relish a morning rail side workout session. Next you’ll travel through the famous infield tunnels to the backside to enjoy an up close and personal view of the horses, jockeys and trainers and see the barns that once were home to Thoroughbred legends like Secretariat, American Pharoah, and Justify. The tour wraps up with lunch in the private Post Time Kitchen, with a unparalleled view of the track and famed Twin Spires. After lunch you will return to the Kentucky Derby Museum, where you will enjoy two floors of interactive exhibits that bring the extraordinary experience that is the Kentucky Derby right to you! The Around the Track Golf Cart Tour is limited to six guests.

REGULAR SCHEDULE
8AM-Noon Monday-Saturday

March 25 through April 20 and May 6 through November 30 in 2018

Please click on the "Derby Season Around the Track Golf Cart Tour" for availability April 22 through May 1, 2019.

For information regarding the Barn & Backside Tour, please visit DerbyMuseum.org.

REGULAR SCHEDULE
Monday-Saturday: 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

The Behind the Scenes walking tour brings Museum guests into many exclusive areas of the Churchill Downs racetrack, including Millionaires Row, the Matt Winn Dining Room and the Jockeys' Room where riders prepare for all of their races, including the legendary Kentucky Derby. Bring your camera for the many picturesque views you will spot from all points on this tour! Visitors also get a look at the member’s only Turf Club and the Fourth Floor Balcony, providing opportunities for photos of the track, legendary Twin Spires and the city. This tour is only available on days when there is no live racing at Churchill Downs. Live racing typically occurs 4-5 days a week from mid-April through the end of June (including the time where the racetrack is preparing for the Kentucky Derby) as well as the months of September and November. Children under five are free with no ticket required. Note that the Jockeys' Room at Churchill Downs Racetrack can only be accessed via a small set of stairs and is not fully accessible. All other parts of the tour are fully accessible, and guests who are unable to travel to the Jockeys' Room may return to the Museum early since that will be the last stop on the tour. Please call for more information before you purchase a ticket if you have a questions about accessibility.

REGULAR SCHEDULE
10AM, 12PM, 2PM Monday-Saturday
12:30PM, 2:30PM Sunday
Enjoy a unique experience with a Kentucky Derby Museum curator as they take you on an up-close and personal journey through Thoroughbred racing history using many rare artifacts not currently on display to the general public. Other tour highlights will include the 1919 Sir Barton Presentation Cup and the Citation Triple Crown trophy and saddle cloth. Hear the stories and history behind each item and have the opportunity to ask questions of our knowledgeable curatorial staff.
The Twilight Tour of the Churchill Downs racetrack is your all access pass to see the beauty of the track at night under the glow of the infamous Twin Spires™. Take a stroll through the courtyard, paddock, grandstand, Turf Club, Millionaire's Row, the Stakes Room & stop on the Balcony next to Twin Spires™ overlooking the track. Bring your camera for the many picturesque views you will spot from all points on this tour! This tour offers a truly insider view of the non-public areas of the Churchill Downs racetrack.

REGULAR SCHEDULE
7PM on the Third Wednesday of Every Month March-September. In October, the "Horses and Haunts" tour takes the place of the Twilight Tour, and the Twilight Tour is off November-February.
Let this tour take you back in time to visit the spirits on the darker side of the track. Hear stories of legends and lore as you are guided from the Kentucky Derby Museum’s cemetery to the sixth floor of Churchill Downs. The tour runs every Wednesday in October and lasts for about an hour and a half.

2019 REGULAR SCHEDULE
7PM on October 2, 9, 16, 23
Please note that there will be no tour on Wednesday 10/30 due to live racing at Churchill Downs.