Churchill Downs

Currently Closed
  • Address: 700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208, United States
  • Timings: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5026364400
  • Ticket Price: 3 USD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Race Track, Family And Kids

The Churchill Downs is the official race track used for the famous Kentucky Derby and is loved for its sheer energy, grandeur and impeccable Fashion (on special derby days) seen during the derby matches.

When in Louisville, catching a live derby match here is a must as you appreciate the dedication, love for the sport and spectacular trained horses. If you don’t have time for a match, a tour of the historic race track is also well worth the time. 

  • General Admission (does not guarantee a seat)
  • Adults: USD 3
  • Seniors (60 & older): USD 1
  • Children (12 & younger): Free

You can catch a derby match here, for which the ticket prices will vary. However, if you only want a tour of the race track, it is included in the ticket price of the Kentucky Derby museum:

  • Adults (15-59 years): USD 15
  • Senior Citizens (60+ years): USD 14
  • Children (5-14 years): USD 7
  • Children (Under 5 years): FREE

  • Bus: At 5th @ Central
  • By Car
  • By Renting a Bike.

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  • Churchill Downs Address: 700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208, United States
  • Churchill Downs Contact Number: +1-5026364400
  • Churchill Downs Timing: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
  • Churchill Downs Price: 3 USD
  • Best time to visit Churchill Downs(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Churchill Downs: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 67.5% of people who visit Louisville include Churchill Downs in their plan

  • 47.3% of people start their Churchill Downs visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Churchill Downs

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

93.94% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Churchill Downs

People normally club together Louisville Zoo and Louisville Slugger Museum And Factory while planning their visit to Churchill Downs.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Please note re photos - I was there on a snowy day in November. Have also been in May and it’s glorious! Simply the best place for horse racing. Historic. Gorgeous. Located in a fun city!

  • Great van tour of barns/backside! Barry was a terrific guide. Cafe is closed until, I think, January for refurbishing. Movie did not work after waiting 2 different times to view. Still a great experience. Definitely do the included walking tour.

  • What a fantastic venue. I was there for the Breeder's Cup Championship. So much history here...the beautiful twin spires overlook statues and monuments meticulously landscaped and beautifully maintained. The museum is a must see and has a fantastic gift shop. The park and ride was very well organized with plenty of friendly staff and volunteers to make sure you got on the correct bus to get to your car. The venue is kept very clean and it was pure pleasure watching thise exciting races in such an iconic setting. I can't wait to go back!

  • Churchill Downs is always a great place to visit. Of course during the race meets, there is no better place to watch horse racing than Churchill. But a lot of people don't know that Churchill Downs is open year round. They have a great museum where you can learn everything there is to know about the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, and horse racing in general.

  • The alcoholic beverages are average. The service was good. (nice hospitality) My take on the food was alright. I had the buffet provided. Atmosphere was sophisticated and clean. I went during the week, so live music was a bonus! (Blues, cover songs, indoors) Overall, nice experience, especially if you enjoy betting races! 3.5⭐'s (if it were an option) ;)

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