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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory – Virtual Tour

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Virtual Tour

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory – Virtual Tour

The Louisville Slugger Museum showcases the story of Louisville Slugger baseball bats in baseball and American history. The factory tour is an overview of the manufacturing facility where the famous Louisville Slugger bats are made.

The legend started when the Louisville Eclipse star Pete Browning got three hits with the Louisville Slugger bat back in 1884. Since then, the Louisville Slugger baseball bats have played a significant role in the sport’s history.

Along with the bat factory tour, the museum’s exhibition galleries are filled with baseball memorabilia and interactive exhibits.

The exhibits and story of the famous bats start from the forests and mills where every Louisville Slugger bat begins. The exhibitions then cover the essential steps in the bat-making process and tell the story of this American icon. 

The museum’s collection also travels around America with a pop-up version that often includes old-time bat making demonstrations, a selection of famous bats for exhibition, together with team-specific displays. 

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Virtual Tour
Baseball used by Babe Ruth in a 1927 game – Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Highlights of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

  • World’s Largest Baseball Bat – a bat that is 120 ft. tall. and weighs 68,000 pounds
  • Statue Gallery – statues of Babe Ruth and others
  • Signature Wall – a display of the signatures of every Louisville Slugger contract player
  • Bat Vault – a collection of all Louisville Slugger bat models and replica models
  • Batting Cages – use historic bat models or composite models to swing for the fences
  • History of the Bat – the legend and story of the first Louisville Slugger for Louisville Eclipse star Pete Browning in 1884
  • A Piece of History – bats, used by the Hall of Fame players
  • Player’s Choice – bats used by current players
  • Factory Tour – a tour of the bat factory

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

  • Museum:       Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
  • City:               Louisville
  • State:             Kentucky
  • Country:        United States
  • Established:  1996
  • Type:             History Museum, Sports Museum, Specialist Museum
  • Location:       800 West Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky 

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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory – 360 Virtual Views

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory – 360 Virtual Views

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“Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.”
 – Yogi Berra

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