Racing Appreciation at the Kentucky Derby Museum

 

Racing Appreciation at the Kentucky Derby Museum

To get a better understanding of the Kentucky Derby, a great place to start racing appreciation is at the Kentucky Derby Museum located next to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

Kentucky Derby Museum

The museum focuses on the many facets that relate to the Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby Museum

You will learn more about the jockeys, the Thoroughbreds that run at speeds over 40 miles per hour, and the racing traditions that make Derby Day a celebration embraced by people around the world.

Racing stripes at Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby Museum helps you understand the history of the longest running continuous sporting event in the United States.

Kentucky Derby Museum

“The Greatest Race” 360-degree high-definition film presents the history of racing in a presentation that allows viewers to feel like you are a part of the history you are watching unfold.

Racing movie at Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby began on May 17, 1875 and has been thrilling race fans for generations.

Trophy at Kentucky Derby Museum

A big part of the Kentucky Derby is the fashion. The fashion of attendees at the Kentucky Derby is almost another event in itself.

Fashion on display at Kentucky Derby museum

The hats displayed on Derby Day are extremely creative!

Derby hats at the Kentucky Derby Museum

Derby hats at the Kentucky Derby museum

Derby Hats at Kentucky Derby Museum

You can take your own crazy pictures as you learn about the infield culture during the Kentucky Derby.

Infield exhibit at Kentucky Derby Museum

Kids will enjoy dressing up like a jockey and the interactive games and displays are fun for adults and kids alike.

Jockey statue at Kentucky Derby Museum

Racing Game at Kentucky Derby Museum

A historic walking tour of Churchill Downs is also included with the cost of admission. This tour is a must!

Churchill Downs Tour at Kentucky Derby Museum

Horse Statue at Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby Museum is a great way to deepen your knowledge of all things derby.

 

You can find out more about the Kentucky Derby Museum from their website.

 

 

The Kentucky Derby Museum is located at 704 Central Ave.,Louisville, KY 40208

 

 

 

 

Disclosure: I was given complimentary admission for review purposes. All opinions are my own. 

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