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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Kentucky

 
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Distance from city center: 3.6mi
papillon's pictureby papillon History & Culture travel tip
added on the 21st of November, 2010
A truly interesting museum that features not only traditional exhibitions but also provides a tour in the factory where bats are made. The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is a blast both for adults and children.

You can't really miss the museum with its giant bat decorating the entrance. The several bats on display were used by famous players, some having their names carved into them. Then the factory is what makes this place unique. You can watch bats being made in the old days and now, using modern technology. There isn't anything like it! Highly recommended place!

Address:
800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202, USA

Price:
Adults $10, children $5

Opening Hours:
9am to 5pm daily. (Sun from noon)

On the web:
http://www.sluggermuseum.org/

 
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