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“Always wanted to see it”
Review of Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs
Ranked #12 of 158 things to do in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I always wanted to see THE place for horse racing. It was just after the derby but we got into the museum and some exhibits, we couldn’t take a tour because they were still cleaning up after the derby

Thank ss1966
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We took the Behind the Scenes Tour and were guided by Chandra. We learned so much from her and she made the tour fun & interesting - despite the rain. We got to see the jockey locker room, silks room, Millionaires row, the spires, and much more. She had so many fun and interesting facts to share with us and for a group of 3 that had never been there before we loved this tour. The museum is spectacular in how it is laid out and the interactive activities. The movie is beyond spectacular.

Thank DawnM2894
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We got box seats (only $20 a seat) for a full Saturday at the track. The facility was beautiful. We we particularly impressed by the staff at the food, bars and betting windows. They were extremely friendly and helpful. There was a mix, but we dressed and the ladies wore hats which mad it an even more fun day. I recommend this as an activity for any Louisville visit.

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We visited during Family Adventure Day. This is a very large place. We enjoyed all the activities as well as betting on the horses. Some of the surrounding neighborhoods we had to travel through to leave were a little sketchy though.

Thank jen1192
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My boys and I were in Louisville for a visit and we decided to check out Church hill Downs and the Derby museum. The museum was way bigger than I had expected and filled with so much information. We also took the tour of the grounds. It is just beautiful, and you can feel the energy that surrounds the track. It took us a good hour and a half to read everything and see everything in the museum alone. We were also lucky enough to see the jockeys exercising the horses that morning. If you are in Louisville I suggest you stop in and check this place ou

Thank Tani45373
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