Churchill Downs

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • 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
  • 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.

  • Beautiful, historic venue for enthusiasts and newbies alike. I had never been to a horse race before, but I was in town for a conference and only had a couple hours for something fun in Louisville. We decided to come here and it was such a great experience! Admission is cheap to get in, and the races are exciting to watch even if you don't want to place any bets :) We ordered mint juleps, which were only $10 for the drink + souvenir glass. Friendly service at the bar. Great experience overall!

  • Lovely historic venue. Well staffed even in the off-season. Speaking as a non snooker I wish the no smoking signs were more well enforced though. Food , beverage, gift shops, and gaming are all top tier. Parking is under construction as of this review but is exciting to see. Wanted to visit the museum but it was closed. Willing to make another visit to be able to go to the museum.

  • Awesome Historic Experience. Learned so much from this visit. Great facilities from the parking, gift shop, museum, and actual tour. The 18 minutes or so history movie was neat especially in the round format, worthy of watching it again. Our tour guide Bob was fantastic and very knowledgeable. Worth the time and price of admission!

  • I'm from right down the street from here. It is a nice place. I wanted to go meet with the jockey then a horse came out of no where and trampled me and send 2 weeks in the hospital. It was a good show as well and I'm never betting on that horse again.

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